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IAS/ PCS :

Committees On Agriculture

Consider the following statements regarding the newly formed high level committee to transform the agriculture sector:

  1. It is a 10 member committee headed by the Prime Minister.
  2. It will suggest policy measures, attract investments and raise growth in food processing.
  3. It will suggest a mechanism for linking of market reforms with e-NAM, GRAM and other relevant Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?


Article 371A

Article 371A grants special status to which of the following northeastern state?


Irula Tribal Community

Recently, the Irula Tribal community was in news regarding the destruction of ancient painting being preserved by them. Which of the following state does the community belong to?


Chaukhandi Stupa

Recently, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) declared the ancient Buddhist site Chaukhandi Stupa as a protected monument of national importance. In which of the following place is it situated?


Baba Kalyani Committee

Baba Kalyani Committee is related to which of the following area?


Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016

Consider the following statements regarding Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016:

  1. It replaced the Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982
  2. It gives effect to The Hague Convention of 1971 and not the Beijing Protocol of 2010.
  3. The key new introductions are the death penalty, life sentence for hoax calls, and a wider definition for aircraft “in service”.
  4. Till now there has been no arrest under Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016.

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Syria

Which of the following country borders ‘Syria’?

  1. Iran
  2. Turkey
  3. Israel
  4. Iraq

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Sinai Peninsula

‘Sinai Peninsula’ is sometimes seen in the news. Consider the following statements related to Sinai Peninsula?

  1. It is situated between Mediterranean Sea to the south and Red Sea to the north.
  2. It is a peninsula located in Palestine and the only part of that country located in Asia.

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Quick Response (QR) Code Vs. Barcode

Consider the following statement vis-à-vis difference between Quick Response (QR) code and Barcode?

  1. Barcode can hold information in both horizontal and vertical direction while QR code can hold the information in only horizontal direction.
  2. Barcode can be scanned and used even if it is damaged but QR code cannot be used if it is damaged.

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Kolam Tribes

Kolam tribals are listed as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group in state(s) of?


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