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WTO-Compliant Export Promotion Scheme

Consider the following statements regarding the newly proposed World Trade Organization (WTO)-Compliant Export Promotion Scheme:

  1. The government proposed a World Trade Organization (WTO)-Compliant Export Promotion Scheme along with a production based support scheme to boost Make in India.
  2. It is one of the 100-days agenda of the Modi 2.0 government.
  3. The new export promotion scheme may replace the existing Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) as the US has challenged India’s existing export subsidy schemes at the WTO on the grounds of its incompatibility with multilateral rules.
  4. It will be on the nature of refund of all un-rebated central and state taxes and levies scheme on inputs consumed in exports in all sectors.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?


ATM Pricing

Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) constituted an expert to review the ATM Interchange Fee. Who among the following is the head of the expert group?


Polavaram Multipurpose Project

Recently, the government extended the construction of Polavaram Multipurpose Project. In which of the following state is it situated?


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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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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