Serious Fraud Investigation Office

Consider the below statements with reference to Serious Fraud Investigation Office, which is often in news: 1.      It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 2.      The agency is a multidisciplinary organisation having experts for prosecution of white collar crimes and frauds under the companies law. 3.      It has powers to arrest … Continue reading Serious Fraud Investigation Office


Koala Bear

Consider the below statements with reference to Koalas: Koala bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae. They are found on the continents of North America, Europe, and Australia. They are considered to be vulnerable according to IUCN. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a       1 only b       3 only c … Continue reading Koala Bear

PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation)

Consider the following statements with respect to PRAGATI 1.      It is aimed at addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments 2.      It involves Digital data management, video-conferencing and geo-spatial technology Which of the following statements is/are … Continue reading PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation)

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

Consider the following statements about United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 1.     It was formed aftermath of 1948 Arab Israel conflict 2.     It is the only agency dedicated to helping refugees from a specific region or conflict Select the correct statements a     1 Only b     … Continue reading United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Consider the following about Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) 1.      It is specifically designed to target only the Below Poverty Line (BPL) households 2.      The beneficiaries under RSBY are entitled to hospitalization coverage up to Rs. 30,000/- per annum on family floater basis, for most of the diseases that require hospitalization. Select the correct statement/s … Continue reading Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Public Credit Registry (PCR)?

Which of the following is correct about Public Credit Registry (PCR)? a       The purpose of PCR is to manage the foreign exchange of India. b       The purpose of PCR is to address the twin balance sheet problem of the banking sector and the corporate sector. c       The purpose of PCR is to … Continue reading Public Credit Registry (PCR)?

Alternative Investment Fund

For a developing economy like India investment is crucial for public infrastructure. Which of the following is incorrect w.r.t Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)? 1.      Category I AIFs are those who invest in start-ups or early stage ventures or social ventures that government considers socially or economically viable. 2.      Category II AIFs are those funds are … Continue reading Alternative Investment Fund