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Q.) Recently National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022 released by

  1. NITI Aayog
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. Ministry of Education
  4. Ministry of Women and Child Development

Q.) हाल ही में राष्ट्रीय संस्थागत रैंकिंग फ्रेमवर्क (एनआईआरएफ) 2022 जारी किया गया

  1. नीति आयोग
  2. विश्व आर्थिक मंच
  3. शिक्षा मंत्रालय
  4. महिला एवं बाल विकास मंत्रालय
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, is yet again the top higher educational institute in the country followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and IIT Bombay, according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022.
  • This is the seventh consecutive edition of NIRF. It ranks colleges, universities and research institutions and also provides an overall ranking of all of them combined.
  • Institutes are also ranked across seven subject domains, namely engineering, management, pharmacy, law, medical, architecture and dental.

Q.) Consider the following statements in respect of Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO)

  1. The official Language of SCO is Russian, Chinese and Hindi.
  2. India and Pakistan Joined SCO in 2017.
  3. The SCO comprises eight member states, namely the India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyz, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

Which of the above statements are Not correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Q.) शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (एससीओ) के संबंध में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

  1. एससीओ की आधिकारिक भाषा रूसी, चीनी और हिंदी है।
  2. भारत और पाकिस्तान 2017 में SCO में शामिल हुए।
  3. एससीओ में भारत, कजाकिस्तान, चीन, किर्गिज, पाकिस्तान, रूस, ताजिकिस्तान और तुर्कमेनिस्तान नाम के आठ सदस्य देश शामिल हैं।

उपरोक्त में से कौन सा कथन सही नहीं है?

  1. केवल 1 और 2
  2. केवल 2 और 3
  3. केवल 1 और 3
  4. 1, 2 और 3
  • The creation of SCOwas announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China).
  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter was signed during the St.Petersburg SCO Heads of State meeting in June 2002, and entered into force on 19 September 2003.
  • It was preceded by the Shanghai Five mechanism.
  • The SCO’s official languages are Russian and Chinese.
  • SCO is comprised of Eight Member countries. Namely-
  • Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, Pakistan,

Q.) Vinnytsia was recently seen in news , this city situated in

  1. Russia
  2. Turkey
  3. Germany
  4. Ukraine

Q.) विन्नित्सिया हाल ही में खबरों में देखा गया था, यह शहर स्थित है

  1. रूस
  2. टर्की
  3. जर्मनी
  4. यूक्रेन
  • Russia’s Defence Ministry said Thursday’s cruise missile strike on the Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia was directed at a building where top officials from Ukraine’s armed forces were meeting foreign arms suppliers.

Q.) Consider the following statement regarding vice-president

  1. The Vice-President is directly elected not indirectly by the people.
  2. He is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.) Consider the following statement regarding vice-president

  1. The Vice-President is directly elected not indirectly by the people.
  2. He is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.) उपराष्ट्रपति के संबंध में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

  1. उपराष्ट्रपति का चुनाव प्रत्यक्ष रूप से जनता द्वारा नहीं परोक्ष रूप से किया जाता है।
  2. वह लोकसभा और राज्य सभा दोनों के सदस्यों से मिलकर बने निर्वाचक मंडल के सदस्यों द्वारा चुना जाता है।

उपरोक्त में से कौन सा/से कथन सही है/हैं?

  1. केवल 1
  2. केवल 2
  3. दोनों 1 और 2
  4. तो 1 और ही 2

Vice President – Election

  • The Vice-President is indirectly elected not directly by the people.
  • He is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
  • System of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote and the voting done by secret ballot.
  • Electoral college of the Vice-President- Elected and nominated members from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha only. It does not include the members of the state legislative assemblies.
  • Any disputes related to the election of the Vice-President are inquired into and decided by the supreme court whose decision is final.
  • Election to the office of the Vice-President is conducted by the Election Commission of India.
  • The election of the next Vice-President is to be held within 60 days of the expiry of the term of office of the outgoing VicePresident.

Q.) Podu recently seen in news, which of the following options correctly defines “Podu” ?

  1. Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Endemic Frog
  3. Shifting Cultivation
  4. Dam in Bhutan

Q.) पोडु हाल ही में खबरों में रहा, निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा विकल्पपोडुको सही ढंग से परिभाषित करता है?

  1. अरुणाचल प्रदेश में जनजाति
  2. स्थानिक मेंढक
  3. स्थानांतरण की खेती
  4. भूटान में बांध
  • Podu cultivation is a type of shifting cultivation that employs methods like slash and burns. This is extensively used by the tribes living in the forests of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Q.) Global Gender Gap Index released by

  1. World Bank
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. UNDP
  4. OECD

Q.) ग्लोबल जेंडर गैप इंडेक्स द्वारा जारी किया गया

  1. विश्व बैंक
  2. विश्व आर्थिक मंच
  3. यूएनडीपी
  4. ओईसीडी
  • India ranks 135 among a total of 146 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index, 2022, released by the World Economic Forum.
  • The country is the worst performer in the world in the “health and survival” sub-index in which it is ranked 146.

Q.) Consider the following Statement regarding MNREGA

  1. MGNREGA is one of the largest work guarantee programmes in the world which was launched in 2007.
  2. The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related skilled manual work.

Q.) Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.) मनरेगा के संबंध में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

  1. मनरेगा दुनिया के सबसे बड़े कार्य गारंटी कार्यक्रमों में से एक है जिसे 2007 में शुरू किया गया था।
  2. योजना का प्राथमिक उद्देश्य किसी भी ग्रामीण परिवार के वयस्क सदस्यों को सार्वजनिक कार्य संबंधी कुशल शारीरिक श्रम करने के इच्छुक वयस्क सदस्यों को प्रत्येक वित्तीय वर्ष में 100 दिनों के रोजगार की गारंटी देना है।

उपरोक्त में से कौन सा/से कथन सही है/हैं?

  1. केवल 1
  2. केवल 2
  3. दोनों 1 और 2
  4. न तो 1 और न ही 2
  • MGNREGA is one of the largest work guarantee programmes in the world which was launched in 2005.
  • The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial yearto adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work.
  • Unlike earlier employment guarantee schemes, MGNREGA aims at addressing the causes of chronic poverty through a rights-based framework.
    • At least one-third of beneficiaries have to be women.

Q.) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Department of Consumer Affairs launched ‘Jagriti’, a mascot to empower consumers and generate awareness of consumer rights.
  2. Jagriti mascot shall be shown along with the tagline “Jago Grahak Jago” in all its media campaigns.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.) निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें:

  1. उपभोक्ता मामलों के विभाग ने उपभोक्ताओं को सशक्त बनाने और उपभोक्ता अधिकारों के बारे में जागरूकता पैदा करने के लिए एक शुभंकर ‘जागृति’ की शुरुआत की।
  2. जागृति शुभंकर को इसके सभी मीडिया अभियानों में टैगलाइन “जागो ग्राहक जागो” के साथ दिखाया जाएगा।

उपरोक्त में से कौन सा/से कथन सही है/हैं?

  1. केवल 1
  2. केवल 2
  3. दोनों 1 और 2
  4. न तो 1 और न ही 2
  • The Department of Consumer Affairs launched ‘Jagriti’, a mascot to empower consumers and generate awareness of consumer rights.
  • Details:
  • The mascot Jagriti will be projected as an empowered consumer who is spreading awareness about consumer rights & addressing solutions to the problems faced by the consumers.
  • Jagriti mascot shall be shown along with the tagline “Jago Grahak Jago” in all its media campaigns.

Q.) At the national level, which ministry is the nodal agency to ensure effective implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006?

  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj
  • Ministry of Rural Development
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Q.) राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर कौन सा मंत्रालय अनुसूचित जनजाति और अन्य पारंपरिक वन निवासी (वन अधिकारों की मान्यता) अधिनियम, 2006  के प्रभावी कार्यान्वयन को सुनिश्चित करने के लिए नोडल एजेंसी है?

  1. पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्रालय
  2. पंचायती राज मंत्रालय
  3. ग्रामीण विकास मंत्रालय
  4.  जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय
  • The Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 recognizes the rights of the forest dwelling tribal communities and other traditional forest dwellers to forest resources, on which these communities were dependent for a variety of needs, including livelihood, habitation and other socio-cultural needs.
  • The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is the nodal agency to ensure effective implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.

Q.) Which one of the following in Indian policy is an essential feature that indicates that it is federal in character?

  1. The independence of judiciary is safeguarded.
  2. The union Legislature has elected representatives from constituent units.
  3. The Union Cabinet can have elected representatives from regional parties.
  4. The Fundamental rights are enforceable by Courts of Law.

Q.) भारतीय नीति में निम्नलिखित में से कौनसी एक अनिवार्य विशेषता है जो यह इंगित करती है कि यह संघीय है

चरित्र में?

  1.  न्यायपालिका की स्वतंत्रता की रक्षा की जाती है।
  2.  संघ विधानमंडल ने घटक इकाइयों के प्रतिनिधियों को चुना है।
  3. केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल में क्षेत्रीय दलों के निर्वाचित प्रतिनिधि हो सकते हैं।
  4. मौलिक अधिकार कानून के न्यायालयों द्वारा लागू करने योग्य हैं।

Q.) Explanation: Features/characteristics of Indian Federalism

  • (1) Clear division of powers between the Centre and the states,
  • (2) Independent Judiciary,
  • (3) Bicameral Legislature,
  • (4) Dual government polity,
  • (5) Supremacy of constitution.

 

 

 

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