Current Questions

IAS/ PCS :

Monetary Policy Committee

Consider the following statement with reference to the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC):

  1. Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has been instituted by the Central Government of India under Section 45ZB of the RBI Act, 1934.
  2. The committee comprises six members - three officials of the Reserve Bank of India and three external members nominated by the Government of India.

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Project-75 India

Consider the following given statements:

  1. The Project 75I-class submarine is follow-on of the Project 75 Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy.
  2. Under this project, the Indian Navy intends to acquire eight diesel-electric submarines, which will also feature advanced air-independent propulsion systems.
  3. The Russian Naval Group is among the five Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM) who have been shortlisted for the Indian Navy’s project for advanced submarines under Project-75I.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

YUva VIgyani KAryakram

Which of the following has launched YUva VIgyani KAryakram (Yuvika) in order to provide basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger aspirants in the country?


Vadhavan Port

In which of the following state, Union Cabinet has given in principle approval for setting up India’s 13th major port?


Brihadeshwara Temple

Consider the following statements with reference to the Brihadeshwara Temple:

  1. Built by Tamil king Rajendra Chola I, Brihadishvara Temple is dedicated to Shiva and located in South bank of Vaigai River In Tamil Nadu.
  2. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Great Living Chola Temples", along with Brihadeeswarar Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara temple.

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Dihing River

Dihing River is a tributary of a river flowing in north east India.What is the name of that river?


Blue Dot Network

Consider the following statements with reference to the Blue Dot Network:

  1. The United States, Australia and Japan’s new Blue Dot Network will serve as a globally recognized seal of approval for major infrastructure projects, letting people know that projects are sustainable and not exploitative.
  2. The network is “ratings mechanism” that would grade infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific region on different parameters to ensure transparency and is planned as direct counter to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?


North American Free Trade Agreement

Consider the following statements:

  1. The North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) is a treaty between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
  2. The agreement came into force on January 1, 1994, and superseded the 1988 Canada–United States Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada.
  3. The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) is an updated version NAFTA which includes major changes on cars and new policies on labor and environmental standards, intellectual property protections, and some digital trade provisions.

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Rakhigarhi Village

Recent Union Budget (2020-21) has proposed to develop Rakhigarhi village, Haryana as an iconic site. Consider the following statements with reference to the Rakghigarhi:

  1. Rakhigarhi is the second largest Harappan site in the Indian subcontinent after Mohenjodaro.
  2. In May 2012, the Global Heritage Fund, declared Rakhigarhi one of the 10 most endangered heritage sites in Asia.

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