1. Consider the following statements about ordinances:

Both Houses of Parliament can pass resolutions disapproving an ordinance.

Six weeks is the maximum life of an ordinance upon the reassembly of both Houses of Parliament.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following pairs:

Country – Home of Indigenous tribes

1.France – Kanaks

2.New Zealand – Maoris

3.India – Angami

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

3. As per NITI Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index report released recently,

1.Nearly 90% of water supply in India is contaminated.

2.900 million people in the country face high to extreme water stress.

The country’s water demand is projected to be twice the available supply by 2030.

Select the correct answer using the code give below:

 
 
 
 

4. As per the Comptroller and Auditor General of India’s report on National Rural Drinking Water Programme, for the 2012-17 period

1.Not more than half of any single target was attained.

2.Surface water-based schemes accounted for majority of the schemes under the programme.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following provisions in laws/penal codes have been struck down – in whole or in part – by the Supreme Court?

1.Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000

2.Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code

3.Section 153A of the IPC

4.Section 303 of the IPC

Section 295A of the IPC

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

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