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1. Which among the following protocols is also related to the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mechanism?

2. Consider the following companies:
1.National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO),
2.HINDALCO Industries Limited
3.Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO)
4.Madras Aluminium Company Limited (MALCO)
Which among the above are Public Sector Companies?

3. Recently, two funds viz. ‘Financial Inclusion Fund’ and ‘Financial Inclusion Technology Fund’ have been established in accordance with the Rangarajan Committee in which among the following banks?

4. Which among the following acts has not been enacted by parliament of India?

5. Recently, social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar was chosen for the Basava Sri award for the year 2010 for excellence in service in the social sector. Which state Government confers the Basava Sri award?

6. Recently we read in the newspapers that Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) is coming up with guidelines for “monoline” insurance agents. Who are these monoline insurance agents?

7. Consider the following statements:
1.In India, Odisha is the leading mineral producing state during 2010-11
2.The Offshore areas share maximum fraction of mineral production of India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

8. A Non-Resident Indian wants to get approval under Government Route for FDI in 'Single Brand' product retailing in India. Which among the following would be the appropriate agency to approach for this application?

9. Which among the following is the correct location of McMurdo Dry Valleys the hyper saline water bodies on dry land?

10. In context with the bilateral trade relations of India, which among the following has been signed with maximum number of countries as of now?

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1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
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18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05

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