13th Sep MCQ Sure Shot – Based on The Hindu Current Affairs


Ques- Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana-

  1. The beneficiaries of the scheme may opt voluntarily to exit the Scheme after a minimum period of 6 years of regular contributions.
  2. The farmers, who are also beneficiaries of PM-Kisan Scheme, will have the option to allow their contribution debited from the benefit of that Scheme directly.
  3. Spouse of farmer is also eligible to get separate pension of Rs.3000 upon making separate contributions to this pension fund.
  4. Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance has rolled out registration for the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana to provide old age pension cover to farm.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

A-1 and 3 only

B-2 and 3 only

C-1 and 4 only

D-1 and 2 only


Ques-Consider the following Pairs of Inland Waterways of India-

National Waterway                      Location Points

  1. National waterway 2           Assam, Brahmaputra, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh
  2. National waterway 4           Kollam to Kottapuram (Kerala)
  3. National waterway 5           Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
  4. National waterway 6           Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura

Which of the pairs are/is correctly matched to their location states?

A-1 and 2 only

B-1 and 3 only

C-1 and 4 only

D-All of the above




Ques- Consider the following statements –

  1. SIPRNET is a computer network connecting Russia Defence and State Departments, similar to NATGRID.
  2. NETRA (Network Traffic Analysis) is a software network developed by India’s Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratory, and is used by the Intelligence Bureau, India’s domestic intelligence agency, and the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the country’s external intelligence agency to intercept and analyse internet traffic using pre-defined filters.
  3. One of the Disaster Recovery Centre of NATGRID is situated at Hyderabad and the other is proposed at New Delhi.
  4. NATGRID is only the technical interface for intelligence agencies and not an organization in itself. If the agency initiating the inquiry is not authorized to get that information, it cannot get it.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

A-2 and 3 Only

B-1 and 3 Only

C-2 and 4 Only

D-1 and 4 Only


Ques- Consider the following statements about Eklavya Model Residential Schools –

  1. Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) are set up in States/UTs with grants under Article 275(1) of the Constitution of India.
  2. Across the country, as per census 2011 figures, there are 564 sub-districts, i.e. blocks/taluka/tehsils, having more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal persons.
  3. As per the budget 2018-19, every block with more than 40% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal persons, will have an Eklavya Model Residential School by the year 2022.
  4. Sufficient land would be given by the State Government for the school, play grounds, hostels, residential quarters, etc. at very nominal rates.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

A-1, 2 and 3

B-1, 3 and 4

C-1 and 2 only

D-3 and 4 only


Ques- Consider the following statements about Foreign Contribution Regulation Act-

  1. A Lok Sabha election candidate can accept foreign donations for campaign after taking necessary approval from Chief Election Commissioner.
  2. Finance Ministry is responsible for implementing Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
  3. Any organisation of a political nature and any association or company engaged in the production and broadcast of audio or audio visual news or current affairs programme have been placed in the category prohibited to accept foreign contribution.
  4. FCRA, 2010 provides that the certificate granted for accepting foreign contributions shall be valid for a period of five years and the prior permission shall be valid for the specific purpose or specific amount of foreign contribution for which permission was granted.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

A-1 and 3 Only

B-2 and 4 Only

C-1 and 2 Only

D-3 and 4 Only










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