Panchayat Secretary Screening Test Model papers - Free online Exam

1.

Consider the following personalities and choose those who contributed to make the Left movement popular in India. Select the correct code
1. NanaPatil
2. Aiyappan
3. Singaravelu
4. T.K. Madhavan

   A.) 1,2, and 3
   B.) 1,3 and 4
   C.) 2, 3 and 4
   D.) 1, 2, 3, and 4

Answer: Option 'D'

1, 2, 3, and 4

2.

The most prolific breeder among livestock is

   A.) White Leghorn Chichen
   B.) Swines
   C.) Goats and sheep
   D.) broiler

Answer: Option 'B'

Swines

3.

The Expediency Council of which country approved an anti-money laundering bill to ease trade, which will be in line with the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), on 5th January 2019?

   A.) Pakistan
   B.) Iran
   C.) United States of America (USA)
   D.) United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Answer: Option 'B'

On January 5, 2019, Iranian council known as the Expediency Council approved an anti-money laundering bill to ease trade. This bill will be in line with the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

4.

Bacon, harm and lard are derived from

   A.) cattle and buffaloes
   B.) swine
   C.) broiler
   D.) camel

Answer: Option 'B'

swine

5.

Name the Indian pair that won the Men’s Doubles title at the Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament held in Maharashtra on 5th January 2019?

   A.) Yukhi Bambri and Leander Paes
   B.) Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanath
   C.) Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan
   D.) Sumit Nageth and Saketh Myneni

Answer: Option 'C'

On 5th January 2019, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan, the Asian Games 2018 gold medallists, started the 2019 season by winning India’s only ATP 250 tournament, Tata Open Maharashtra in Pune after beating a British pairing of Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara in straight sets by 6-4, 6-3. This was two-time champion Bopanna’s 18th tour-level trophy, while for Sharan it was his fourth trophy from five tour-level doubles finals. The winning pair will next participate in the Davis Cup, scheduled for February 1-2 at the South Club in Kolkata.

6.

The demand for separate electrorate at the Round Table Conference came from

   A.) Anglo-Indians
   B.) Indian Christians
   C.) Muslims
   D.) Depressed classes

Answer: Option 'D'

Depressed classes

7.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified all authorised non-bank Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) Issuers in order to limit the liability of Customers in unauthorised electronic payment transactions in PPIs. According to this, if the fraud is reported between 3 and 7 days, customer liability will amount to the transaction value or _____, whichever is lower?

   A.) Rs 50,000
   B.) Rs 10,000
   C.) Rs 90,000
   D.) Rs 20,000

Answer: Option 'B'

On 4th January 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a notification for all authorised non-bank Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) Issuers in order to limit the liability of Customers in unauthorised electronic payment transactions in Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) comprising mobile wallets, prepaid payments cards, and paper vouchers such as Sodexo. The RBI said frauds due to third-party breach where neither the customer nor the PPI issuer is at fault, there cannot be any liability for the customer, in case the incident in reported within three days. If the fraud is reported between three and seven days, customer liability will amount to the transaction value or Rs.10,000, whichever is lower whereas for fraud reported over seven days, the liability of the customer will be according to the board-approved policy of the PPI issuer. The PPI issuer has to credit the amount involved in the unauthorised transaction to the customer’s PPI within 10 days, after the customer reports the fraud. Also the burden of proving customer liability in case of unauthorised electronic payment transactions shall lie on the PPI issuer.

8.

Which of the following movements garnered support from both the Hindus and the Muslims?

   A.) Champaran Satyagraha
   B.) Anti-partition movement
   C.) Khilafat movement
   D.) Quit India movement

Answer: Option 'C'

Khilafat movement

9.

The President can impose his rule in a state on account of failure of constitutional machinery under

   A.) Article 356
   B.) Article 381
   C.) Article 354
   D.) Article 362

Answer: Option 'A'

Article 356

10.

The first bank managed by Indian's was

   A.) Punjab National Bank
   B.) Benares State Bank
   C.) Oudh Bank
   D.) Punjab & Sind Bank

Answer: Option 'C'

Oudh Bank

11.

The annual financial statement is laid before the two Houses of Parliament in accordance with:

   A.) Article 74
   B.) Article 112
   C.) Article 268
   D.) Article 370

Answer: Option 'B'

Article 112

12.

Which one of the following statements is correct?

   A.) a nominated member of the Parliament cannot be appointed as Minister
   B.) the leader of the largest party in the Lok sabha is invariably appointed as Prime Minister
   C.) a person appointed as a minister has to become a member of either house of Parliment within six months
   D.) all the above

Answer: Option 'C'

a person appointed as a minister has to become a member of either house of Parliment within six months

13.

Which Union Ministry conferred National Awards to 97 Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) for Exceptional Achievements for 2017-18, under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) on 7th January 2019, in New Delhi?

   A.) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
   B.) Ministry of Women & Child Development
   C.) Ministry of Human Resource Development
   D.) Ministry of Home Affairs

Answer: Option 'B'

On January 5, 2019, the Ministry of Women & Child Development announced that the Union Minister, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi would conferNational Awards to 97 Anganwadi Workers(AWWs) for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18, under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) on the 07th of January 2019, in New Delhi. National Level awards to AWWs are given to the awardees nominated by States/UTs out of the State/UT Level awardees. The nominations received from the States/UTs are screened and recommended by a Screening Committee headed by Secretary, MWCD. The selection of awardees is made by the Selection Committee headed by Hon’ble Minister for Women & Child Development.

14.

Centre has infused nearly how much rupees in public sector banks till December 2018, out of budgetary allocation of Rs 65,000 crore for 2018-19?

   A.) Rs 51,533 crore
   B.) Rs 28,066 crore
   C.) Rs 48,540 crore
   D.) Rs 35,070 crore

Answer: Option 'A'

Centre has infused more than Rs 51,000 crore in public sector banks till December 2018, the Parliament was informed on January 4, 2019. Finance Ministry said that close to Rs 51,533 crore have been injected in the PSBs till December 31, 2018 out of budgetary allocation of Rs 65,000 crore for 2018-19. The government had decided to provide capital support to the banks following their failing financial health on the back of mounting loans. Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in the banking sector were close to Rs 10 lakh crore at the beginning of FY19. Of these, Rs 9.62 lakh crore were in the PSBs.

15.

Name the head of the task force that has been constituted by Ministry of Human Resource Development to look into the circumstances of reported suicides of 49 students of residential Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) between 2013 and 2017?

   A.) Dr. Navjeet Singh
   B.) Dr. Jitendra Nagpal
   C.) Dr. Raghav Natwar
   D.) Dr. Mithila Yadav

Answer: Option 'B'

On 3rd January 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development constituted a task force to look into the circumstances of reported suicides of 49 students, including Dalits and Adivasi students, of residential Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) between 2013 and 2017. The task force, to be headed by psychiatrist Dr. Jitendra Nagpal, has been constituted to look into the circumstances leading to the suicidal deaths of students residing in the hostels of JNVs. The task force will also suggest ways and means to arrest the trend of suicides by students of JNVs. Furthermore, a proposal to engage two full time counselors (one male and one female) in each of the 630 functional JNVs has also been sent to the Department of Expenditure for approval from the HRD Ministry.

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