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Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC)

Consider the following statements about Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC):

  1. All NBFCs are regulated by the Reserve Bank of India.
  2. NBFCs cannot accept demand deposits.
  3. NBFCs cannot issue cheques.

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Banking Ombudsman

With reference to the Institution of Banking Ombudsman in India, which one of the following statements is incorrect?


India Cooling Action Plan

Consider the following statements with respect to India Cooling Action Plan:

  1. Reduce cooling demand across sectors by 20% to 25% by 2037-38.
  2. Reduce cooling energy requirements by 25% to 40% by 2020.
  3. It will help skilled workforce for better livelihoods and environmental protection.

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UNNATEE

Consider the following statements with respect to UNNATEE.

  1. It is a scheme being implemented by the Ministry of Finance.
  2. The primary objective would be to reduce poverty in the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Rhinos In India

Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Rhinos in India?

  1. In India, only one-horned Rhino is found.
  2. Rhinos can be found in the Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park, Pobitora Reserve Forest and Orang National Park.
  3. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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Pinaka

Consider the following statements with respect to Pinaka:

  1. Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in Israel.
  2. It can lay anti-personnel and anti-tank mines at a short notice.
  3. It will be delivered to India next year.

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Festival Of Innovation And Entrepreneurship (FINE)

Consider the following statements with respect to Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE):

  1. It is organised by NITI Aayog.
  2. It will provide a platform for innovators for building linkages with potential stakeholders.
  3. It includes an “In-Residence” Program as part of which a batch of ten innovation scholars will stay within the President’s Estate.

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Institution Of Lokpal

Consider the following statements with respect to Institution of Lokpal in India:

  1. The institution of Lokpal is a non -statutory body.
  2. The Constitution Review Commission headed by M.N. Venkatchaliah recommended appointment of the Lokpal for the first time.
  3. Lokpal is a multimember body, made up of one chairperson and maximum of 10 members.
  4. Former Supreme Court judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose has beenappointed as India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman i.e.Lokpal.

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National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19

Consider the following statements with respect to National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS 2018-19):

  1. This was the third National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS 2018-19) to establish the progress over the baseline established by second NARSS 2017-18.
  2. The NARSS 2018-19 is a third-party survey that has been conducted by the Independent Verification Agency (IVA) under the United Nations Development Programme.
  3. The Survey used the Probability Proportion to Size (PPS) sampling methodology, which yields results within a confidence interval of 95 percent.
  4. According to the Survey, about 93.1 per cent of rural Indian households have access to toilets and 96.5 per cent of these toilets are in constant usage.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Drugs And Clinical Trials Rules, 2019

Consider the following statements regarding the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019:

  1. In the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019, the time for approving applications for drugs manufactured in India has been reduced to 60 and 120 days for those developed outside the country.
  2. The Nodal Ministry for implementing the rule is Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
  3. As per the new rule, the requirement of a local clinical trial may be waived off for approval of a new drug if it is approved and marketed in any of the countries EU, UK, Australia, Japan and US.
  4. The new rule imposes restrictions to launch Orphan Drugs in India.

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