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Direction (1-10): Five sentences denoted by A, B, C, D and E have been given. Identify the odd sentence and arrange rest of the four sentences in such a way that they make a meaningful paragraph.

1)

(A) He also said that the government has proposed to set up 25000 WiFi hotspots at existing rural exchanges of BSNL through comprehensive telecom development plan.

(B) According to him, one lakh gram panchayats have been connected under Digital India programme in phase one by December 2017 and an additional 1.5 lakh panchayats will be connected with high-speed internet by March 2019.

(C) Minister of State for communications told in Lok sabha that all villages adopted by the Member of Parliament under ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna’, will be provided free WiFi services across India by the Government.

(D) Department has executed a project for providing mobile services in the identified location in ten states.

(E)  In future, all other agencies and private telecom operators will be engaged to provide WiFi services to every panchayat across India.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) CAEB

d) EBDA

e) ADBC

2)

(A) The idea of a BRICS rating agency will also be taken up during this year’s summit. BRICS members said in a joint statement that

(B) The members, in this year’s summit, are expected to deliberate on issues like international peace and security, global governance and trade wars among others.

(C) In their another joint declaration issued at the end of Day 2 of the three-day summit, the nations also called on all WTO members to abide by WTO rules and honour their commitments in the multilateral trading system.

(D) BRICS is a grouping of five major emerging economies-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa and originally the first four were grouped as “BRIC”, before the induction of South Africa in 2010.

(E) “We underscore the importance of an open world economy, enabling all countries and peoples to share the benefits of globalisation, which should be inclusive and support sustainable development and prosperity of all countries,” the five-nation grouping said in a joint declaration.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) CEAD

d) EBDA

e) DBEC

3)

(A) The new merged company will overtake Bharti Airtel as India’s largest mobile phone operator.

(B) “We have given final approval for the merger as the companies have paid the required dues,” a senior official from the DoT said, requesting anonymity.

 (C) The approval creates a new entity, Vodafone Idea Ltd and this entity will have to apply at the Registrar of Companies to register Vodafone Idea Ltd and wait for DoT to transfer licences of both operators to the new company.

(D) However, the merger will come with its own set of challenges, with the biggest being the debt burden because  Idea is expected to have a debt of about ₹1.2 trillion by the end of this fiscal year, necessitating additional fund-raising.

(E) The government today gave final approval to the mega merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular which will create the country’s largest mobile operator with 35 per cent market share and around 430 million subscribers.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) CEAD

d) ECAD

e) ADBC

4)

(A) The Prime Minister also laid the Foundation Stone for an International Convention Centre in Varanasi and Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

(B) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for important projects, cumulatively worth over Rs. 900 crores in Varanasi.

(C) He also appreciated the initiatives taken by the people and the State Government of Uttar Pradesh

(D) The Prime Minister said that Varanasi is emerging as a center for medical science in the region and also mentioned that Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will work with AIIMS to develop a world-class health institute.

(E) The projects inaugurated were Varanasi City Gas Distribution Project, Varanasi-Ballia MEMU train, Panchkoshi Parikrama Marg, several projects under the Smart City Mission and Namaami Gange.

a) EBAC

b) BEAD

c) CEAD

d) EBDA

e) ADBC

5)

(A) As far as types of saplings are concerned, only native saplings- neem, peepal, Arjun, Royal Poinciana, and others are being planted, reason being, these can adjust to the geographical and climatic conditions of the particular area.

(B) From parks, roadside lanes, to Yamuna flood plains, the authority plans to cover different areas of the city and give it a green makeover.

(C) Concerned with the increasing levels of pollution and diminishing levels of green cover in the capital city, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has initiated a plantation drive.

(D) The aim of this drive is to increase green cover and meanwhile help in reducing pollution.

(E) To make Delhi clean and green, the DDA has decided to plant 10 lakh saplings during the ongoing monsoon.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) ECAB

d) EBDA

e) CEBA

6)

(A) The state-run Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) on Monday invited the taxi operators to register with the new mobile application-based transport service and currently, the tourist taxi operators run their businesses individually in Goa.

(B) GTDC’s Managing Director on Monday said the taxi operators, who hold licence to run cabs in Goa, are eligible to register for the new transport service which will be launched shortly.

(C) The taxi operators will have to follow the online queuing system.

(D) They had earlier opposed attempts made by online cab aggregators like Ola to start services in the state, saying that such a move will affect their business.

(E) The Goa government has decided to launch its own app-based taxi service to some key tourist destinations in the coastal state.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEB

d) EADB

e) CEAD

7)

(A) Some industry experts have credited the increase in digital transactions to the increased awareness about the advantages of digital payments solutions, such as BHIM, UPI etc

(B) This is the highest volume of digital transactions that the country has seen since the happening of demonetization on November 8, 2016.

(C) A lot has been happening in the Indian digital payments space.

(D) Digital transactions include all payments made by credit and debit cards, UPI, prepaid payment instruments (PPIs), Internet banking and unstructured supplementary service data (USSD).

(E) With the entry of big players like Google, Amazon and now PayPal and the government’s drive towards cashless economy, digital transactions in the country reached an all-time high of 965 Mn last month, as per RBI data.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEB

d) EBDA

e) CEBA

8)

(A) During the second phase of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan(RUSA), central assistance is provided for opening of new Model Degree Colleges(MDCs) in  ‘Aspirational Districts’ identified by NITI Aayog and in unserved & underserved districts in North Eastern and Himalayan States.

(B) NITI Aayog has identified 117 districts as ‘Aspirational Districts’.

(C) During the first phase of RUSA, central assistance to States had been provided for creation of one Model Degree College each in 60 educationally backward districts including 8 in Odisha.

(D) These districts have been selected on the basis of composite index which includes published data of deprivation enumerated under Socio-Economic Caste Census, Health &Nutrition, Education and Basic Infrastructure.

(E) The Project Approval Board (PAB) of RUSA has approved central support for one MDC each in 70 such districts including 6 in Odisha.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) BDAE

d) EBDA

e) CEAD

9)

(A) Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog , CEO, NITI Aayog  and renowned experts from all over the world in material recycling took part in the deliberations at the conference.

(B) It is expected that the deliberations at the conference will provide inputs for the policy formulation on various aspects related to material recycling.

(C) The day-long conference brought together a host of experts for identifying policy prescriptions for the development and growth of material recycling in India towards creating more jobs, reduce dependence on exports and protect the environment.

(D) NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Ganga Rejuvenation, at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the capital today.

(E) In his inaugural speech, Union Minister emphasised that citizen participation is the key towards a successful recycling movement.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) BAEB

d) DACE

e) CEAD

10)

(A) The revised MoA will enable Ministry of Water Resources to release Central Assistance to prioritized projects under PMKSY as per requirements from time to time.

 (B) PMKSY was launched in July 2015 with overarching vision to ensure access to some means of protective irrigation for all agricultural farms in the country and to produce ‘per drop more crop’, thus for bringing much desired rural prosperity.

(C) Union Government, NABARD and National Water Development Agency (NWDA) have signed revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of 99 prioritized irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) through Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF).

(D) For this, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has modified certain existing mechanism of funding of these 99 projects under LTIF, with reference to source of funds, liability towards servicing of coupon on bonds, repayment pattern of loan and rate of interest on loan etc.

(E) PMSKY was implemented by Ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources and Rural Development.

a) BEAC

b) ADEC

c) DAEB

d) EBDA

e) CADB

Answers:

Direction (1-10)

1) Answer: c)

(C) Minister of State for communications told in Lok sabha that all villages adopted by the Member of Parliament under ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna’, will be provided free WiFi services across India by the Government.

(A) He also said that the government has proposed to set up 25000 WiFi hotspots at existing rural exchanges of BSNL through comprehensive telecom development plan.

(E) In future, all other agencies and private telecom operators will be engaged to provide WiFi services to every panchayat across India.

(B) According to him, one lakh gram panchayats have been connected under Digital India programme in phase one by December 2017 and an additional 1.5 lakh panchayats will be connected with high-speed internet by March 2019.

(D) Department has executed a project for providing mobile services in the identified location in ten states.

This passage is about the Wifi services. According to the passage, minister of state for communication has told that the government of India will provide the Wifi services to all the villages which have been adopted by the members of parliament under the ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna’. He also said that 25000 Wifi hotspot at existing rural exchanges of BSNL have been proposed to set up through comprehensive development plan. In future all other telecom agencies will be asked to provide the Wifi services to every panchayat across India. According to him, under Digital India Programme one lakh gram panchayats have been connected by December 2017 and more 1.5 lakhs panchayats will be connected with internet by March 2019.

2) Answer: e)

(D) BRICS is a grouping of five major emerging economies-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa and originally the first four were grouped as “BRIC”, before the induction of South Africa in 2010.

(B) The members, in this year’s summit, are expected to deliberate on issues like international peace and security, global governance and trade wars among others.

(E) “We underscore the importance of an open world economy, enabling all countries and peoples to share the benefits of globalisation, which should be inclusive and support sustainable development and prosperity of all countries,” the five-nation grouping said in a joint declaration.

(C) In their another joint declaration issued at the end of Day 2 of the three-day summit, the nations also called on all WTO members to abide by WTO rules and honour their commitments in the multilateral trading system.

(A) The idea of a BRICS rating agency will also be taken up during this year’s summit. BRICS members said in a joint statement that

This passage is about BRICS summit. According to the passage, BRICS is the group of five emerging economies of the world but before the introduction of South Africa it was the group of four nations. In this year’s summit the members of BRICS are predicable to consider the issues like international peace and security, global governance and trade wars among others.  BRICS members said in a joint statement that we give importance to open world economy which is facilitating all countries to share the advantage of globalization. In another statement BRICS group requested all the members of WTO to obey the rules of WTO and respect their promises in the multilateral trading system.

3) Answer: d)

(E) The government today gave final approval to the mega merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular which will create the country’s largest mobile operator with 35 per cent market share and around 430 million subscribers.

(C) The approval creates a new entity, Vodafone Idea Ltd and this entity will have to apply at the Registrar of Companies to register Vodafone Idea Ltd and wait for DoT to transfer licences of both operators to the new company.

(A) The new merged company will overtake Bharti Airtel as India’s largest mobile phone operator.

(D) However, the merger will come with its own set of challenges, with the biggest being the debt burden because  Idea is expected to have a debt of about ₹1.2 trillion by the end of this fiscal year, necessitating additional fund-raising.

(B) “We have given final approval for the merger as the companies have paid the required dues,” a senior official from the DoT said, requesting anonymity.

This passage is about the mega merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular. According to the passage, the Vodafone and Idea Cellular have got the final approval from the government for merger which will create country’s largest mobile operator as the new entity which will be created after merger, will acquire 35 percent market share. The new entity, Vodafone Idea Ltd will have to apply for registration at Registrar of companies and wait for the department of Telecom to transfer the license .The new entity will leave behind the Bharti Airtel which is at number one position in Telecom industry. On the other hand the merger will take place with its own set of challenges and one of those, is debt burden because Idea Cellular will have to raise the additional fund as it is expected to have debt of about  ₹1.2 trillion by the end of this financial year.

4) Answer: b)

(B) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for important projects, cumulatively worth over Rs. 900 crores in Varanasi.

(E) The projects inaugurated were Varanasi City Gas Distribution Project, Varanasi-Ballia MEMU train, Panchkoshi Parikrama Marg, several projects under the Smart City Mission and Namaami Gange.

(A) The Prime Minister also laid the Foundation Stone for an International Convention Centre in Varanasi and Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

(D) The Prime Minister said that Varanasi is emerging as a center for medical science in the region and also mentioned that Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will work with AIIMS to develop a world-class health institute.

(C) He also appreciated the initiatives taken by the people and the State Government of Uttar Pradesh

This passage is about the programmes inaugurated by PM in Varanasi. According to the passage, foundation stones for various projects were laid down by the PM in Varanasi. The projects which were inaugurated are City Gas Distribution Project, Varanasi-Ballia MEMU train, Panchkoshi Parikrama Marg, several projects under the Smart City Mission and Namaami Gange. The foundation stone for convention center was also laid down by the PM. In a statement PM mentioned that in the field of medical science, Varanasi is an emerging centre and AIIMS and BHU will work together so as to develop the world class health institute.

5) Answer: e)

(C) Concerned with the increasing levels of pollution and diminishing levels of green cover in the capital city, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has initiated a plantation drive.

(E) To make Delhi clean and green, the DDA has decided to plant 10 lakh saplings during the ongoing monsoon.

(B) From parks, roadside lanes, to Yamuna flood plains, the authority plans to cover different areas of the city and give it a green makeover.

(A) As far as types of saplings are concerned, only native saplings- neem, peepal, Arjun, Royal Poinciana, and others are being planted, reason being, these can adjust to the geographical and climatic conditions of the particular area.

(D) The aim of this drive is to increase green cover and meanwhile help in reducing pollution.

This passage is about the plantation drive started by DDA. According to the passage, the plantation operation has been initiated by the DDA with an intention to control the pollution and increase the greenery in the capital city. During the ongoing monsoon DDA has decided to plant 10 lakhs saplings. Under this project, the authority has decided to cover the different areas of city for planting the sapling and the saplings which can adjust to the geographical and climatic conditions of the particular area are being planted.

6) Answer: d)

(E) The Goa government has decided to launch its own app-based taxi service to some key tourist destinations in the coastal state.

(A) The state-run Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) on Monday invited the taxi operators to register with the new mobile application-based transport service and currently, the tourist taxi operators run their businesses individually in Goa.

(D) They had earlier opposed attempts made by online cab aggregators like Ola to start services in the state, saying that such a move will affect their business.

(B) GTDC’s Managing Director on Monday said the taxi operators, who hold licence to run cabs in Goa, are eligible to register for the new transport service which will be launched shortly.

(C) The taxi operators will have to follow the online queuing system.

This passage is about the app-based taxi service. According to the passage, at some key tourist destinations in the coastal state in Goa, the government of Goa has planned to introduce its own app-based taxi service. The taxi operators have been invited to register with the new mobile application-based transport service and at present they run their own business. In the past they opposed the efforts made by the cab aggregators to start the service in the state. The Managing director of GTDC has said that the operators who have the licence to run the cab in Goa are eligible to register with the new transport service.

7) Answer: e)

(C) A lot has been happening in the Indian digital payments space.

(E) With the entry of big players like Google, Amazon and now PayPal and the government’s drive towards cashless economy, digital transactions in the country reached an all-time high of 965 Mn last month, as per RBI data.

(B) This is the highest volume of digital transactions that the country has seen since the happening of demonetization on November 8, 2016.

(A) Some industry experts have credited the increase in digital transactions to the increased awareness about the advantages of digital payments solutions, such as BHIM, UPI etc

(D) Digital transactions include all payments made by credit and debit cards, UPI, prepaid payment instruments (PPIs), Internet banking and unstructured supplementary service data (USSD).

This passage is about the digital payment transaction. According to the passage, many changes are being taken place in the Indian digital payments system. As per the RBI data, the number of digital transactions has been increasing and last month it has touched an all-time high of 965 Mn. This is the highest number of digital transactions after demonetization. According to some industry expert, the digital transactions have increased due to increased awareness about the advantage of digital payment system.

8) Answer: c)

(B) NITI Aayog has identified 117 districts as ‘Aspirational Districts’.

(D) These districts have been selected on the basis of composite index which includes published data of deprivation enumerated under Socio-Economic Caste Census, Health &Nutrition, Education and Basic Infrastructure.

(A) During the second phase of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan(RUSA), central assistance is provided for opening of new Model Degree Colleges(MDCs) in  ‘Aspirational Districts’ identified by NITI Aayog and in unserved & underserved districts in North Eastern and Himalayan States.

(E) The Project Approval Board (PAB) of RUSA has approved central support for one MDC each in 70 such districts including 6 in Odisha.

(C) During the first phase of RUSA, central assistance to States had been provided for creation of one Model Degree College each in 60 educationally backward districts including 8 in Odisha.

This passage is about ‘Aspirational Districts’. According to the passage, 117 districts have been identified by the NITI Aayog. The basis of selection of these aspirational districts is the composite index which includes the published data of deprivation enumerated under Socio-Economic Caste Census, Health &Nutrition, Education and Basic Infrastructure. Under the scheme of of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan(RUSA) the central government provides support for opening new Model Degree Colleges(MDCs) in  ‘Aspirational Districts’ identified by NITI Aayog. The central government’s support has been approved by the PAB of RUSA for opening one MDC each in 70 such districts.

9) Answer: d)

(D) NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Ganga Rejuvenation, at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in the capital today.

(A) Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog ,CEO, NITI Aayog  and renowned experts from all over the world in material recycling took part in the deliberations at the conference.

(C) The day-long conference brought together a host of experts for identifying policy prescriptions for the development and growth of material recycling in India towards creating more jobs, reduce dependence on exports and protect the environment.

(E) In his inaugural speech, Union Minister emphasised that citizen participation is the key towards a successful recycling movement.

(B) It is expected that the deliberations at the conference will provide inputs for the policy formulation on various aspects related to material recycling.

This passage is about the inauguration of NITI Aayog’s international conference. According to the passage, at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, the Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways & Ganga Rejuvenation inaugurated the NITI Aayog’s International Conference on “Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling: Policy Prescriptions”. The conference was attended by the vice chairman, CEO of NITI aayog and renowned experts in material recycling from all over the world. This conference brought together the experts’ suggestion for the development and growth of material recycling in India towards creating more jobs etc. The Union Minister mentioned in his inaugural speech that the participation of the people is very important for the success of recycling movement.

10) Answer: e)

(C) Union Government, NABARD and National Water Development Agency (NWDA) have signed revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of 99 prioritized irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) through Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF).

(A) The revised MoA will enable Ministry of Water Resources to release Central Assistance to prioritized projects under PMKSY as per requirements from time to time.

(D) For this, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has modified certain existing mechanism of funding of these 99 projects under LTIF, with reference to source of funds, liability towards servicing of coupon on bonds, repayment pattern of loan and rate of interest on loan etc.

(B) PMKSY was launched in July 2015 with overarching vision to ensure access to some means of protective irrigation for all agricultural farms in the country and to produce ‘per drop more crop’, thus for bringing much desired rural prosperity.

(E) PMSKY was implemented by Ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources and Rural Development.

This passage is about the funding of irrigation projects. According to the passage, in order to provide financial support to the 99 prioritized irrigation projects, the union government, NABARD and NWDA have signed the revised Memorandum of agreement through LTIF. This revised MOA will allow the ministry of water resources to provide central government‘s assistance to these projects. And for this purpose, some modifications have been made by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance in the existing mechanism of funding of these projects. PMKSY was initiated in July’15 with the vision to provide the guarantee approach to some productive resources of irrigation for all agricultural farms in the country.

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