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Sarat Chandra IAS 30th November Quiz

Welcome to your Sarat Chandra IAS 30th November Quiz

With reference to Opium Poppy, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a medicinal herb that produces a variety of alkaloids.
  2. Under the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (1961), India is allowed to grow opium poppy.
  3. The gum extraction process from opium needs skilled workers to extract the latex.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

With reference to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a statutory body under the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act.
  2. It can take any case suo-moto in the Union Territories but not in states.
  3. Superintendence of CBI rests with CVC in all the corruption and administrative cases.

Which of the statements given above is/are Not correct?

With reference to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), consider the following statements:

  1. It consists of a Central Vigilance Commissioner and not more than two vigilance commissioners.
  2. They are appointed by the President at the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Union Minister of Home Affair and Leader of Opposition of the Lok Sabha.
  3. The office terms of the members are five years or sixty-four years of age, whichever is earlier.
  4. It is an independent body which is only responsible to the Parliament.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

With reference to Lord Venkateswara Temple, consider the following statements:

  1. It is located in Tirumala hills and is also called a temple of seven hills.
  2. It is constructed in Dravidian architecture style.
Select the correct answer using the code(s) given below.

With reference to Permanent Court of Arbitration, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an international court established to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between States.
  2. The decisions delivered by it are binding on all the parties in the dispute settlement.
  3. It is headquartered in the Hague.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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