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Question number: 130

» 2018 » January

» International News » Communications and Information Technology

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Which of the following is not the objective of Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN) programme?

I. Motivate the best international experts in the world to work on problems related to India.

II. To raise the footfalls of reputed international faculty in the Indian academic institutes.

III. To increase participation and presence of international students in the academic Institutes.

IV. Provide free of cost Internet facility in rural areas.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

II and IV

b.

Only IV

c.

I and III

d.

All of the above

Question number: 131

» 2018 » January

» International News » Defense

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Recently, which country banned solo climbing on Mount Everest?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Kenya

b.

Nepal

c.

India

d.

Japan

Question number: 132

» 2018 » January

» National News » Transport

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Minister of Railways would re-categories railway stations into 7 categories on the basis of________?

I. Earnings, Passenger footfall, Strategic importance

II. Non-suburban (NS), Suburban (S), Halt (H)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only II

b.

Only I

c.

I and II

d.

All of the above

Question number: 133

» 2018 » February

» National News » Welfare

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Which of the following statement/ (s) is/are true for ‘LEADS” Index?

  1. LEADS is loosely based on World Bank’s biannual Logistics Performance Index (LPI) on which India was ranked 35 among 160 countries in 2016

  2. LEADS aims to serve as an indicator of efficiency of logistical services necessary for promoting exports in particular and economic growth in general.

  3. The LEADs index is a simple indicator to assess international trade logistics across different states/UTs

  4. The LEADS index is based on stakeholders’ survey conducted by Deloitte for Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1,2 and 3 are true

b.

1,2 and 4 are true

c.

Only 1 is true

d.

2,3 and 4 are true

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