1. With respect to the Fundamental Rights of the Indian Constitution, consider the following pairs:-

Article Rights
  1. Article 27
  1. Freedom to manage religious affairs
  1. Article 29
  1. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities
  1. Article 24
  1. Prohibition of human trafficking and forced labour.

Which of the following pairs given above are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 3 only

Answer:- B

Explanation:

  • Fundamental rights are the collection of rights that is essential for the existence and all-around development of individuals.
  • It enshrined in Part III (Articles 14 to 32) of the Constitution of India.
  • The six Fundamental Rights are:-
  • Right to Equality (Article 14-18)
  • Equality Before Law( Article 14)
  • Prohibition of Discrimination (Article 15)
  • Equality of Opportunity in Public Employment (Article 16)
  • Abolition of Untouchability (Article 17)
  • Abolition of Titles (Article 18)
  • Right to Freedom (Article 19-22)
  • Protection of 6 Rights (Article 19)
  • Protection in Respect of Conviction for Offences(Article 20)
  • Protection of Life and Personal Liberty(Article 21)
  • Right to Education(Article 21 (A))
  • Protection Against Arrest and Detention(Article 22)
  • Right against Exploitation(Article 23-24)
  • Prohibits traffic in human beings, women, children, beggars or other forced labour militate against human dignity (Article23)

Prohibits employing children below the age of 14 years in any hazardous profession (Article24)

  • Right to Freedom of Religion (Articles 25-28)
  • Freedom of Conscience and Free Profession, Practice and Propagation of Religion (Article 25)
  • To manage religious affairs, which is subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section (Article 26)
  • Freedom not to pay taxes for religious expenses on the promotion or maintenance of any particular religion (Article 27)
  • Prohibits religious instructions in educational institutions wholly maintained by the state(Article 28)
  • Rights to minorities (cultural and educational rights): Articles 29-30
  • Right to Constitutional Remedies(Articles 32-35)

2. In the context of Dutch Dominican in India, consider the following statements:

  1. The Dutch founded their first factory in Goa in 1605.
  2. Dutch presence on the Indian subcontinent lasted from 1605 AD to 1825 AD

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 not 2

Answer:- B

Explanation:-

  • Dutch presence on the Indian subcontinent lasted from 1605 AD to 1825 AD.
  • The Dutch, during their stay in India, tried their hands on the minting of coinages
  • The Dutch founded their first factory in Masaulipatam in Andhra Pradesh in 1605.

3. In the following given pairs, choose the correct one.

Rulers in India : Period

  1. Dutch in India : 1605-1825
  2. Portuguese in India : 1459-1967
  3. French in India : 1670-1950
  4. Mughal in India : 1534-1769

Answer: A

Explanation:

  • Dutch in India: 1605-1825
  • Portuguese in India: 1505-1961
  • French in India: 1674-1954
  • Mughal in India: 1526–1761

4. ‘Right to freedom to choose religion’ is related to which article?

  1. Article 25
  2. Article 26
  3. Article 27
  4. Article 28

Answer:- A

5. In the context of the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), consider the following statement:-

  1. The Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) is an autonomous apex research organization under the Ministry of AYUSH to celebrate the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day.
  2. Its headquarter is situated in Mumbai

Which of the above statements are correct:

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation:-

  • The Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), an autonomous apex research organization under the Ministry of AYUSH to celebrate the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day.
  • The Homoeopathic Clinical Case Repository (HCCR) portal is a unique digital initiative of CCRH launched by the Union Ministry of AYUSH.
  • The HHCR aimed at providing homoeopathic clinicians, researchers, medical students etc. a user platform for entering homoeopathic clinical cases through a predefined standardized template.
  • The Headquarters of the Council is situated in New Delhi and multi-centric research is conducted through a network of 26 institutes/units all over India.