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  • If a person is elected to both houses of the Parliament, he must:

    1) Intimate within 14 days

    2) In default of such intimation, his Rajya Sabha seat falls vacant.

    3) Loksabha seat fall vacant.

    4) Both becomes vacant.
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  • If a person is elected to both houses of the Parliament, he must:

    1) Intimate within 14 days

    2) In default of such intimation, his Rajya Sabha seat falls vacant.

    3) Loksabha seat fall vacant.

    4) Both becomes vacant.

    Ans. 2) In default of such intimation, his Rajya Sabha seat falls vacant.

    He must intimate within TEN (10) days as to which house he intends to serve, failing which his seat in Rajya Sabha becomes vacant.
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  • Constitution of the India provides for the
    1.Reservation of seats for SC/STs in public employment
    2.Reservation of seats for SC/STs in promotion
    3.Reservation of seats for SC/STs in educational institution including minority institutions.
    Correct statements is/are
    A. Only 1
    B 1 & 2
    C.1 & 3
    D. All


    Ans. A ?
    Correct Ans is B
    referArt 16(4) & 16 (4A)

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  • National Youth Policy 2012
    1.Reduced age to 16-30 from 15-35
    2.Youth Development Index has been launched to gauge development based on health,employment,amenities,education and participation
    First National Youth Policy was launched in 2008
    What is/are incorrect about NYP,2012?
    a)All
    b)2 and 3
    c)1 only
    d)3 only
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  • @MegaMind 1,2 are correct.
    Assuming First National Youth Policy was launched in 2008 as 3,I will go for a)all.

    Source

    http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=84622
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  • Which of the following statements is/are true w.r.t FDI in India?

    1) Airport: Upto 100% FDI is allowed.
    2)Drugs and Pharma: Upto 49% FDI is allowed.
    3)Domestic Airlines: FDI upto 49% permitted under automatic route and 100% permitted via NRIs/OCBs.

    a. All of the above.
    b.None of the above.
    c)Only 1 and2.
    d)Only 1and3.
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  • Which of the following statements w.r.t MGNREGA correct?

    1. At least 1/3rd of the beneficiaries shall have to be women who have registered and requested for work.
    2. 60:40 material wage ratio is permissible for work at Gram Panchayat.
    3. Employment has to be provided within 15 days of request for work else the compensation has to be provided.

    a)Only 1 and 2.
    b)Only 1 and 3.
    c) 1,2 and 3.
    d) 2 and 3.
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  • Which of the following statements are correct:

    A. SBI is the largest bank in India, by assets.
    B. Until 2007 SBI was owned by RBI and thereafter by Govt. of India.
    C. Bank of Baroda has the largest no of overseas branches among Indian banks.
    D. SBI has 20% holding in the Bank of Bhutan.

    1. A, B and D
    2. A and B
    3. A, B and C
    4. All
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  • Which of the following statements are incorrect:

    A. Bhoomi is a project to digitize the paper land records in Karnataka.
    B. HARLIS is a system used by Haryana Govt for computerization of land records, and it is being implemented by HARSAC (Haryana Space Application Centre)

    1. A only
    2. B only
    3. Both A and B
    4. None
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  • Which of the following statements is/are true w.r.t FDI in India?
    Ans-b)Source-->http://www.investinginindia.in/sectoral.htm
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  • Which of the following statements w.r.t MGNREGA correct?
    In option 2 ...Its Wage:Material=60:40...
    So Ans-b)1 and 3
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  • Which of the following is true about National Monsoon Mission ?
    1. It will help the farmers in planning short term crops but not the long term ones.
    2. The monitoring of the mission will solely be done by Scientific steering committee.

    A. Only 1
    B. Only 2
    C. Both 1 & 2
    D. Neither 1 nor2.
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  • Which of the following statements are correct:

    A. SBI is the largest bank in India, by assets.
    B. Until 2007 SBI was owned by RBI and thereafter by Govt. of India.
    C. Bank of Baroda has the largest no of overseas branches among Indian banks.
    D. SBI has 20% holding in the Bank of Bhutan.

    1. A, B and D
    2. A and B
    3. A, B and C
    4. All
    @fallen_leaves
    Ans) 1. A,B&D
    although acc to wiki Govt of India completed acquiring stakes from RBI in 2008.
    There are many rohits here so please don't confuse me with any other Rohit...

    Rohit1 :)
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  • Which of the following is true about National Monsoon Mission ?
    1. It will help the farmers in planning short term crops but not the long term ones.
    2. The monitoring of the mission will solely be done by Scientific steering committee.

    A. Only 1
    B. Only 2
    C. Both 1 & 2
    D. Neither 1 nor2.
    @Oceanus Ans)D. source http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=82685 farmers can plan long term crops also because forecasting of monsoon will be of both short and long term. Monitoring of mission will be by both Academic and R&D department.
    There are many rohits here so please don't confuse me with any other Rohit...

    Rohit1 :)
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  • Which of the following is true about National Archives of India ?
    1. It provides an online catalog of the publications.
    2. It works under Home ministry.
    3. All the publications are available only in print form.

    A. 1 &3
    B. Only 1
    C. Only 3
    D. 1, 2 & 3
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  • Which of the following is true about My India Initiative ?
    1. It tries to utilize the presence of youth on social networking sites like twitter & Facebook.
    2. Volunteers will have to take part in the implementation of government schemes.
    3. A monthly stipend will be given to the volunteers.

    A. 1,2 & 3
    B. 1 &2
    C. Only 1
    D. 1 & 3
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  • @Oceanus

    C. Only 1.

    They will spread the word. They are volunteers ( No payment ). This initiative is taken by the Ministry of I & B.

    * I do not remember the source. But I remember reading it. Google might help. :)
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  • @Partho : correct :)
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  • edited March 2013
    The Right to Education Act is not applicable for-
    1. Private boarding school admissions
    2. Minority unaided private school admissions
    3. Private nursery school admissions
    4. Private senior secondary school admissions

    A. 1,2,3 & 4
    B. 1,2 &3
    C. 1 &2
    D. Only 1

    PS: you may find the word "private" a bit redundant in the options :P
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  • @Oceanus A very good question! Will like to know your source. :)

    3 & 4 are not exempt for sure.
    2 is controversial. Few Minority unaided schools are not complying with the order. SC - Says they are exempt as RTE act violates article 30. ( Hence 2 is correct)
    1 - Probably. But i do not know for sure.

    There is no option of 2 only. Hence will go with C. :P
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  • @Partho Actually this question is based on the notes of gktoday.in ( i m a member of their target 2k13 program) so, i will not be able to give the link of websites because i don't have any link.

    Regarding option 1 & 2, read this-
    "On 12 April 2012, a three judge bench of the Supreme Court delivered its judgement by a majority of 2-1. Chief Justice SH Kapadia and Justice Swatanter Kumar held that providing such reservation is not unconstitutional, but stated that the Act will not be applicable on unaided private minority schools and boarding schools. "

    Regarding option 3, read this-
    http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/right-to-education-act-not-applicable-to-nursery-admissions-delhi-hc/article4430819.ece

    So, the correct answer to this question is B :)
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  • Which of the following is true about Sea Cucumber ?
    1. They play a very important role in cleansing of sea water.
    2. Their population is reducing very fast due to global warming.
    3. In India, it enjoys a protection status that is equal to that of Tiger.

    A. 1, 2 & 3
    B. 1& 3
    C. 1 & 2
    D. 2 & 3
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  • Due to some reason, if earth suddenly starts rotating east to west instead of west to east keeping its rotating speed same, which of the following will be true?
    1. Season at many places will change.
    2. Climate of many places will change.
    3. Monsoonal pattern in India will change.

    A. 1, 2 & 3
    B. 1 & 2
    C. 2 & 3
    D. 1 & 3
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