MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Communication & Information Technology

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Communication & Information Technology

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Postal System of India:

  1. Postal System was established in India by Lord Clive in 1766 which was further developed by Warren Hastings in the year 1774.
  2. India has the largest postal network in the world.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Project Arrow:

  1. Project Arrow was conceptualized by the Department of Posts in 2008 with the objective to make a visible difference in the working of post offices by improving and upgrading the core business areas and “Look and Feel”.
  2. It aims at improving the quality of services offered by post offices in both urban and rural areas.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q3. The Rafi Ahmed Kidwai National PostaL Academy (RAKNPA), the apex training institute, recognized by the DoP&T as a Central Training Institute is located at:

a) Ghaziabad
b) Pune
c) Indore
d) Kanpur

Q4. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology functions around the ambit of which  of following Acts:

a) Information Technology Act 2000
b) Aadhaar Act, 2016
c) Both are correct
d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding

InitiativeFocus
1e-krantiutilize emerging technologies such as cloud and mobile platform and focus on integration of services.
2Jeevan pramanAadhaar based Digital Life Certificate
for pensioners
3Digital Locker systemplatform to enable citizens to securely share their documents with service providers
4Common Services CentreICT enabled front-end service delivery outlets, across rural India

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1, 2 & 3 only
b) 2 & 4 only
c) All are correct
d) 1, 3 & 4 only

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding “MeghRaj”:

  1. In order to utilise and harness the benefits of Cloud Computing, has embarked upon a very ambitious and important initiative – “GI Cloud” which has been coined as “MeghRaj”.
  2. The focus of this initiative is to evolve a strategy and implement various components including governance mechanism to ensure proliferation of Cloud in government.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q7. Consider the following Statements regarding Digital Literacy:

  1. Digital Empowerment of citizens by providing Universal Digital Literacy is an integral component of the vision of ‘Digital India’ initiative.
  2. To promote digital literacy, National Digital Literacy Mission was approved in March, 2014 by MeitY.
  3. ‘Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (DISHA) has been launched to make households digitally literate throughout the country was approved.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q8. Consider the following Statements regarding Bharatnet:

  1. To connect all 2.5 lakh gram panchayats in the country, the Government approved a project called ‘National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN)’, now known as BharatNet.
  2. The project is being executed by HIndustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q9. Which of following initiatives have been taken under Digital India:

  1. LIMBS (Legal Information and Management Based System)
  2. NDSAP (National Data Sharing and Accessibility Programme)
  3. e-Office

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1c
2c
3a
4c
5c
6c
7c
8aThe project is being executed by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), namely, Bharat Broadband Networks Limited (BBNL).
9c

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