National Current Affairs - 01

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1. The Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana which came into operation from 1-12-1997 aims to provide gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor but does not include: [2000]

2. With reference to Government of India's decision regarding Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) during the year 2001-02 consider the following statements: [2003]
1. Out of the 100% FDI allowed by India in the tea sector the foreign firm would have to disinvest 33% of the equity in favour of an Indian partner within four years
2. Regarding the FDI in print media in India, the single largest Indian shareholders should have a holding higher than 26%
Which of these statements is/are correct?

3. The theme of Indian Science Congress 2001 was: [2001]

4. Which one of the following satellites is to be launched from India in 1996? [1996]

5. To prevent recurrence of scams in Indian Capital Market, the Government of India has assigned regulatory powers to: [1995]

6. Consider the following statements: [2002]
The objectives of the National Renewal Fund set up in February 1992 were:
1. To give training and counselling for workers affected by retrenchment or VRS
2. Redeployment of workers
Which of these statements is/are correct?

7. Consider the following statements: [2003]
1. In the last five years, Indian software exports have increased at a compound annual growth rate of about 60%
2. The software and service industry in India registered an overall growth of about 28% in rupee terms during the year 2001-2002.
Which of these statements is/are not correct?

8. Assertion (A): For the first time, India had no trade deficit in the year 2002-03.
Reason (R): For the first time, India's exports crossed worth $ 50 billion in the year 2002-03. [2004]

9. Who amongst the following was the Chairman of I.S.R.0. when INSAT-3B was launched? [2001]

10. Match List I (Books) with List II (Authors) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists-.[2000]
List-I (Books) - List-II (Authors)
A. My Music My Life - 1. Laxman Gaikwad
B. Adha Gaon - 2. Rahi Masoom
C. Radha - 3. Raza Ramakanta
D. The Pilferer - 4. Rath Ravi Shankar

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