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General Studies-02


Preferential trade agreement [PTA] [ pib]

  • Under this regime of international trade, partner country will get some advancement in trade terms.
  • According to this agreement country may not get tariff and tariff benefit in international trade.
  • This regime comes under preview of WTO regime and this agreement mainly valid in the case of bilateral relation.
  • This agreement aims to help least developed or developing country

International court of justice

  • International court of justice is the principle judicial component of the united nation.
  • Its headquarter situated in hague city.
  • Justice of this mechanism elected by the UN general assembly and security council for nine year term.
  • However this institution can not take suo motto action.
  • Also give legal advise to UN on demand.
  • This institute is in news recently since india adopt this way to get kulbhushan jadhav back from Pakistan custody .
  • Russia recently quite this platform.
  • This platform was established under Vienna convention and Pakistan also party to it.

Doctrine of panchseel

  • This doctrine was signed between india ,China and Myanmar in 1954 as five principle of peace and sovereignty.
  • This principle formed the basis of non-alignment policy and India started a league of its own.
  • It was agreed that no-aligned country could enter into a defense treaty with any country in the context of super power rivalry.
  • It gave the country a boost and she was able to fight against all evils of the time and went on with its preaching’s.

General Studies-03

Uterus transplant

Uterus transplant

Genetically modified mustard

  • Delhi university has developed this mustard variety to that genetically engineering appraisal committee [GEAC] has given approval.
  • After that environment minister approval is also needed.
  • GM crops also have benefit like draught resistance, insect proof, more nutrition, more production, etc.


Current affairs Prelims Quiz


Q.1 consider the following statement about preferential trade agreement:

Which of these is/are correct?

1. it is legal under regime of WTO

2. india have PTA only with neighbor country

3.this PTA country also have tax benefit

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. all of the above

Q.2 Which of the following statement about international court of justice is/are correct

1. It is body under united nation

2. justice elected by UNGA and UNSC

3. it can take suo motto action in the matter of human right violation

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 23 only

D. 1 3 only


Q.3 consider the following statement about principle of panchseel.

Which of these is/are correct?

1. it is signed by india, china and Myanmar

2. it is part of non alignment movement

3. it was singed at time of Jawaharlal Nehru

A. 1 2 only

B. 1 2 3 only

C. 2 3 only

D. none of the above

Q.4 consider the following statement about uterus transplantation is/are correct

1. Only women matching DNA become donor like mother or sister

2. this kind of first transplantation was done by indian doctor

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.5 consider the following statement about GM mustard

1. it is developed by mhyco company

2. this will increase nutritional value of mustard

3. GEAC approved it for commercial production

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. all of the above



For Explanations: Read capsule above.

1 D
2 A
3 B
4 D
5 B