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UPSC Prelims 2020: Daily Practice Test – 9

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Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020: Practice Test – 9

1. Consider the following statements regarding Generalized System of Preferences:

  1. It is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty free entry for thousands of products from 120 designated beneficiary countries/territories.
  2. In 2018, around $ 6.3 billion of Indian merchandise exports to the U.S. were covered by GSP.
  3. Recently, U.S. President issued a proclamation ending the trade benefits to India effective June 5, 2019.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 2 and 3 only

 (c) 3 only

 (d) 1, 2 and 3

2. Consider the following statements regarding Directorate of Enforcement (ED):

  1. It is a multi-disciplinary organization mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of two special fiscal laws – Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).
  2. The origin of this Directorate goes back to 1st May, 1956, when an ‘Enforcement Unit’ was formed, in Department of Economic Affairs.
  3. At present, ED works under administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 and 3 only

 (b) 1 and 2 only

 (c) 2 and 3 only

 (d) 1 only

3. Consider the following statements regarding Kartarpur corridor:

  1. The corridor will link Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in Punjab in India with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.
  2. The Kartarpur Gurdwara is located in Pakistan’s Narowal district across the Jhelum River.
  3. The corridor will be thrown open to pilgrims in November, 2019 to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 2 and 3 only

 (c) 1 and 3 only

 (d) 1, 2 and 3

4.  Consider the following statements regarding National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT):

  1. National Company Law Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to Indian companies.
  2. Decisions of the tribunal may be appealed to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, the decisions of which may further be appealed to the Supreme Court of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 2 only

 (c) Both 1 and 2

 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

5.  Prestigious 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee is held in which of the following?

 (a) United Kingdom

 (b) United States

 (c) Brazil

 (d) Germany

Solution: 1-d, 2- b, 3- c, 4- c, 5- b

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