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1. Recently we read in the newspapers, that Government is planning to issue biometric smart cards to MNREGS beneficiaries for its flagship health insurance scheme Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojna, so that the misappropriation of funds under its rural employment scheme can be stopped. To make such arrangement, which among the following two ministries will have to cooperate?


2. Which among the following is a riverine (Inland River) port?


3. We read in the various newspapers that during the period from June, 2009 to September, 2010, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has achieved a target of constructing on an average 12.01 km of National Highways per day. However, this achievement is shorter compared to the target of constructing 20 km of Highways per day. To achieve this target, it is essential that at any given point of time approximately __________ of works are under way. Which among the following fills the blank correctly?


4. An instrument called “Theodolite” is used in which among the following ?


5. Dr. Nelson Mandela is the -----------foreign national to receive India's most coveted award, Bharat Ratna?



6. Who among the following is heading the task force that has been set up by the Government to work out the modalities for the proposed system of direct transfer of subsidy for kerosene, LPG and fertilizers?


7. The currency market on a particular day is quoting USD/INR as 45.61/63. At what rate you could by USD?


8. In which of the following countries of Africa, the United National Development Programme has supported the Mango Cooperative Programme?


9. In the union budget 2011-12, a full exemption from the basic customs duty was extended to the bio-based asphalt (biosphalt). What is the importance of this material ?
1. Unlike traditional asphalt, bio-asphalt is not based on fossil fuels.
2. Biosphalt can be made from non-renewable resources.
3. Bioasphalt can be made from organic waste materials.
4. It is eco-friendly to use bioasphalt for surfacing of the roads.
Which the correct answer using the codes given below ?


10. Consider the following statements:
1. India has a tropical monsoon climate
2. India is located within the tropics
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?


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