Punjab PCS 2021 Previous Year questions: Part 4

Punjab PCS 2021 Previous Year questions: Part 4


Punjab Public Service Commission(PPSC) has conducted the examination for the post of Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Exam 2020 (PSCSCCE-2020). The Preliminary exam was conducted on 13th February 2021. All the aspirants who want to attempt the questions of the preliminary examination, Civils Notebook has decided to become your one stop solution.

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Civils Notebook is compiling the questions from the Prelims exam of Punjab PCS which you can attempt in your free time without going through any hassle. The questions from Punjab PCS prelims exam will be covered sequence wise in this blog and next upcoming posts. The answers to these questions are given at the end of the post.

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1. The Government of India announced linking of Lakshadweep Islands with the mainland through Optical Fibre Cable link. Which of the following statements is/are true ?
1. The submarine optical fibre cable link will connect 11 islands of Lakshadweep with Kochi in mainland India.
2. The project will be executed in PPP mode through a joint venture of BSNL and RIL.
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. India’s first gas exchange, the Indian Gas Exchange (IGX), was launched as a wholly owned subsidiary of Indian Energy Exchange. Which of the following statements are correct ?
1. It is a digital trading platform that will allow buyers and sellers to trade both in the spot market and in the forward market for imported natural gas.
2. It will allow trade across three hubs — Dahej and Hazira in Gujarat and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.
3. Imported Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) will be regassified and sold to buyers through the exchange, removing the requirement for buyers and sellers to find each other.

4.Only inter-governmental trade in domestically produced natural gas is allowed at the gas exchange.

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

(a) Only 1 and 2

(b) Only 1 and 3

(c) Only 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

3. Consider the following statements :
1. Angola and Nigeria are one of the largest crude oil suppliers of the sub-Saharan region.
2. India and Angola signed a bilateral energy cooperation agreement under the framework of India-Africa Forum.
Which among the above statements is/are incorrect ?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. Recently, Pan-India Real Time Market in electricity was launched. Which of the following statements are correct about the market ?
1. Real time market is an organized market platform enabling buyers and sellers to meet their energy requirement closer to real time operation.
2. The auctions will be held 50 times a day.
3. It became operational on two platforms : Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power
Exchange India Limited (PXIL).
Select the correct answer using the code given below :
(a) Only 1 and 2
(b) Only 2 and 3
(c) Only 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

5. National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) announced the commencement of trading in the country’s first agriculture futures index called :
(a) AGRODEX
(b) AGRIDEX
(c) FARMDEX
(d) CROPDEX

Solution:

  1. A
  2. C
  3. B
  4. C
  5. B

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