“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

MCQs on Internal Security

 Q: Which of the following is NOT a feature of the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID)?

Integration of data from various agencies to combat terrorism.

Real-time sharing of information among agencies.

Monitoring of financial transactions.

Direct access to information for citizens.

Answer: Direct access to information for citizens.

Q: The primary objective of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), 1967, is to:

Control communal violence.

Combat economic crimes.

Prevent unlawful activities and terrorist acts.

Regulate arms and ammunition.

Answer: Prevent unlawful activities and terrorist acts.

Q: Which of the following agencies is responsible for counter-terrorism and anti-hijacking activities?

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

Border Security Force (BSF)

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Answer: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Q: Operation Green Hunt refers to:

An anti-piracy operation in the Indian Ocean.

A government initiative to boost agriculture.

A counter-insurgency operation against Naxalites.

A crackdown on illegal wildlife trade.

Answer: A counter-insurgency operation against Naxalites.

Q: The ‘Doctrine of Strategic Restraint’ in India’s internal security context is primarily associated with:

Restraining military response in domestic conflicts.

Avoiding retaliation to cross-border terrorism.

Emphasizing diplomatic solutions over military actions.

Implementing stringent arms control measures domestically.

Answer: Avoiding retaliation to cross-border terrorism.

Q: Which of the following is a major concern related to cyber security in India?

High rate of traditional crimes.

Lack of digital infrastructure.

Increasing incidents of cyber-attacks and data breaches.

Low internet penetration.

Answer: Increasing incidents of cyber-attacks and data breaches.

Q: Which paramilitary force is tasked with guarding India’s borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh?

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Border Security Force (BSF)

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Answer: Border Security Force (BSF)

Q: AFSPA stands for:

Armed Forces Special Protection Act

Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Armed Forces Service Provision Act

Armed Forces and Security Personnel Act

Answer: Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Q: The primary role of the Multi-Agency Centre (MAC) is to:

Coordinate between different intelligence agencies.

Oversee the operations of paramilitary forces.

Implement disaster management policies.

Monitor international borders.

Answer: Coordinate between different intelligence agencies.

Q: Which one of the following is the nodal agency for counter-terrorism in India?

Intelligence Bureau (IB)

National Security Guard (NSG)

Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Answer: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Q: Which Indian state has a separate Armed Police Act to manage its internal security?

1. Punjab

2. Gujarat

3. Maharashtra

4. Jammu & Kashmir

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir

Q: The term ‘Red Corridor’ is associated with:

1. Communal violence

2. Cybercrimes

3. Left-wing extremism

4. Border disputes

Answer: Left-wing extremism

Q: Who is responsible for internal security in India at the state level?

1. Chief Minister

2. Governor

3. State Home Minister

4. State DGP

Answer: State Home Minister

Q: The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) is an initiative under which Ministry?

1. Ministry of Home Affairs

2. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

3. Ministry of Defence

4. Ministry of Communication

Answer: . Ministry of Home Affairs

Q: The main aim of the ‘Operation All Out’ is to:

1. Eliminate Naxalite influence

2. Evict illegal immigrants

3. Counter terrorist activities in Jammu & Kashmir

4. Address cyber security threats

Answer: Counter terrorist activities in Jammu & Kashmir

Q: The Border Security Force (BSF) was established in which year?

1. 1947

2. 1965

3. 1971

4. 1999

Answer: 1965

Q: The Special Protection Group (SPG) is primarily responsible for the security of:

1. Important government buildings

2. All Members of Parliament

3. The Prime Minister and their immediate family

4. High-profile prisoners

Answer: The Prime Minister and their immediate family

Q: Which Act empowers the government to intercept and monitor any information transmitted through any computer resource?

1. Indian Penal Code

2. Information Technology Act, 2000

3. Telegraph Act

4. Cyber Security Act

Answer: Information Technology Act, 2000

Q: The ‘Blue Water Doctrine’ is related to:

1. India’s maritime security strategy

2. Water conservation methods

3. Clean energy initiatives

4. Management of blue-collar workers

Answer: India’s maritime security strategy

Q: Which organization is responsible for the external intelligence of India?

1. Intelligence Bureau (IB)

2. Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

3. National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)

4. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Answer: Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

Q: Operation Meghdoot was launched to secure which area?

1. Siachen Glacier

2. Kargil

3. Sundarbans

4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Answer: Siachen Glacier

Q: Which amendment to the Indian Constitution deals with the introduction of the Anti-Defection Law?

1. 52nd Amendment

2. 61st Amendment

3. 69th Amendment

4. 73rd Amendment

Answer: 52nd Amendment

Q: The National Security Council (NSC) of India was established in which year?

1. 1988

2. 1999

3. 2002

4. 2014

Answer: 1999

Q: The ‘Cold Start Doctrine’ is a military strategy associated with which country?

1. China

2. Pakistan

3. India

4. United States

Answer: India

Q: Which legislation was enacted to address the issue of money laundering in India?

1. Prevention of Corruption Act

2. Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

3. Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA)

4. Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act

Answer: Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

Q: Which paramilitary force is primarily responsible for counter-insurgency operations in India?

1. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

2. National Security Guard (NSG)

3. Border Security Force (BSF)

4. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Answer: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Q: The Coastal Security Scheme was launched in which year?

1. 2005

2. 2009

3. 2011

4. 2014

Answer: 2005

Q: Which organization is responsible for ensuring the internal security of the Parliament of India?

1. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

2. Delhi Police

3. National Security Guard (NSG)

4. Parliament Security Service

Answer: Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Q: ‘Smart fencing’ along the Indian borders refers to:

1. Electrified fences

2. Laser walls and sensors

3. Drones for surveillance

4. Biometric scanning at entry points

Answer: Laser walls and sensors

Q: The Nirbhaya Fund was established for the empowerment, safety, and security of:

1. Elderly citizens

2. Women

3. Children

4. Disabled persons

Answer: Women

Q: The concept of ‘No First Use’ policy is associated with which type of weaponry?   

1. Chemical weapons

2. Biological weapons

3. Nuclear weapons

4. Cyber weapons

  Answer:  Nuclear weapons

    Q: Which of the following is the nodal agency for coordinating counter-terrorism efforts in India?   

1. Ministry of Defence

2. Ministry of Home Affairs

3. Intelligence Bureau (IB)

4. National Investigation Agency (NIA)

  Answer: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

  

    Q: The Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative aims to:   

1. Improve cyber hygiene and security

2. Promote cyber entrepreneurship

3. Monitor social media platforms

4. Provide free cyber security software

  Answer:   National Investigation Agency (NIA)

     

   Q:  Which of the following acts was passed to counter human trafficking in India?   

1. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)

2. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act

3. The Juvenile Justice Act

4. The Dowry Prohibition Act

  Answer: The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act

 

    Q: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) functions under which Ministry?   

1. Ministry of Home Affairs

2. Ministry of Defence

3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

4. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  Answer:  Ministry of Home Affairs

     

    Q: Project 75I is related to the construction of:   

1. Nuclear power plants

2. Submarines

3. Aircraft carriers

4. Space stations

  Answer: Submarines

     

Q: The Assam Rifles operate under the administrative control of:   

1. Ministry of Home Affairs

2. Ministry of Defence

3. Ministry of External Affairs

4. Prime Minister’s Office

  Answer: Ministry of Home Affairs

   

Q:  Which force is primarily responsible for security in the Indian Parliament complex?   

1. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

3. Special Protection Group (SPG)

4. Parliamentary Security Service (PSS)

  Answer:  Parliamentary Security Service (PSS)

 

   Q:  Which of the following initiatives is aimed at strengthening India’s coastal security architecture?   

1. Operation Black Tornado

2. Operation Leech

3. Operation Swan

4. Operation Blue Star

  Answer: Operation Swan

Q: The ‘Grid Security Initiative’ is primarily aimed at securing which of the following?   

1. Financial networks

2. Power grids

3. Water supply systems

4. Food supply chains

  Answer: Power grids

     

   Q:  Which Indian state/UT has established a Special Police Unit for North Eastern Region (SPUNER)?   

1. Delhi

2. Maharashtra

3. Karnataka

4. West Bengal

  Answer: Delhi

Q: The Kartarpur Corridor connects India with which country?   

1. Nepal

2. Bhutan

3. Pakistan

4. Bangladesh

  Answer:  Pakistan

 

 Q:  Which of the following operations was launched to secure India’s maritime boundaries and combat piracy?   

1. Operation Sankat Mochan

2. Operation Raahat

3. Operation Suraksha

4. Operation Sagar Kavach

  Answer: Operation Sagar Kavach

     

   Q:  The term ‘Critical Information Infrastructure’ (CII) refers to:   

1. Urban transportation systems

2. Financial and banking systems

3. Infrastructure critical to national security and economic stability

4. Public healthcare systems

  Answer:  Infrastructure critical to national security and economic stability

Q:     The ‘Integrated Battle Groups’ (IBGs) concept is associated with:   

1. Indian Navy

2. Indian Army

3. Indian Air Force

4. Paramilitary Forces

  Answer: Indian Army

Q:     Which of the following is NOT a component of the Indian Coast Guard’s mandate?   

1. Search and rescue operations

2. Coastal security

3. Customs duty enforcement

4. Environmental protection

  Answer: Customs duty enforcement

   Q:  Which of the following treaties is related to anti-ballistic missile defense systems?   

1. SALT I

2. START I

3. ABM Treaty

4. INF Treaty

  Answer: ABM Treaty

Q:     Which initiative aims to improve the capabilities of the Indian police force through technology and training?   

1. Mission Karmayogi

2. Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS)

3. Operation Smile

4. Udaan Scheme

  Answer: Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS)

 

    Q: The National Security Act (NSA), 1980, allows detention for preventing:   

1. Organized crime

2. Economic offences

3. Acts prejudicial to national security

4. Cybercrimes

  Answer: Acts prejudicial to national security

     

    Q: Which Indian city is the headquarters of the Southern Command of the Indian Army?   

1. Hyderabad

2. Chennai

3. Pune

4. Bangalore

  Answer: Pune

Q:     The term ‘Operation Insaniyat’ is associated with providing humanitarian assistance to which country’s refugees?   

1. Sri Lanka

2. Myanmar

3. Bangladesh

4. Nepal

  Answer: Myanmar

Q:     The ‘United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime’ is also known as:   

1. Vienna Convention

2. Palermo Convention

3. Geneva Convention

4. Montreal Convention

  Answer: Palermo Convention

Q:     The Special Frontier Force (SFF) primarily operates under which intelligence agency?   

1. Intelligence Bureau (IB)

2. Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

3. National Security Guard (NSG)

4. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

  Answer: . Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

Q:     The term ‘force multiplier’ in a military context refers to:   

1. Increasing the number of troops

2. Technologies or strategies that significantly increase combat effectiveness

3. Enhancing diplomatic efforts

4. Strengthening economic sanctions

  Answer: Technologies or strategies that significantly increase combat effectiveness

Q:     Which of the following initiatives aims to modernize the police force in India?   

1. Mission Shakti

2. Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF) Scheme

3. Operation Milap

4. Crime Prevention Scheme

  Answer: Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF) Scheme

Q:     Which force is primarily responsible for anti-smuggling operations in India’s coastal areas?   

1. Indian Navy

2. Border Security Force (BSF)

3. Indian Coast Guard

4. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

  Answer: Indian Coast Guard

Q:     The term ‘Zonal Council’ refers to:   

1. Councils set up to address regional issues in India

2. International trade organizations

3. Military alliances

4. Environmental regulatory bodies

  Answer: Councils set up to address regional issues in India

Q:     Which body is responsible for the maintenance of internal security and public order in India?   

1. Indian Armed Forces

2. National Disaster Response Force

3. Ministry of Home Affairs

4. Ministry of Defence

  Answer: Ministry of Home Affairs

Q:     The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an international body aimed at combating:   

1. Cyber terrorism

2. Money laundering and terrorist financing

3. Environmental crimes

4. Human trafficking

  Answer: Money laundering and terrorist financing

Q:     Which force is primarily responsible for internal security and law enforcement in the Union Territories of India?   

1. Indian Army

2. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

3. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

4. National Security Guard (NSG)

  Answer: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Q:     The Sagar Mala project is related to:   

1. Enhancing maritime logistics

2. River interlinking

3. Fisheries development

4. Coastal tourism

  Answer:  Enhancing maritime logistics

Q:     The Multi-Agency Centre (MAC) was created to:   

1. Manage disaster response

2. Improve inter-agency coordination in counter-terrorism

3. Regulate cyber activities

4. Oversee economic reforms

  Answer: Improve inter-agency coordination in counter-terrorism

Q:     Which of the following is NOT a paramilitary force in India?   

1. Border Security Force (BSF)

2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

3. Indian Coast Guard

4. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

  Answer: Indian Coast Guard

Q:     Which Act provides the legal framework for combating terrorism and terrorist activities in India?   

1. Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA)

2. Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA)

3. Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

4. National Security Act (NSA)

  Answer: Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Q:     Operation ‘Samudra Maitri’ was launched to provide assistance to which country after a natural disaster?   

1. Japan

2. Indonesia

3. Sri Lanka

4. Philippines

  Answer: Indonesia

Q:     Which of the following is the highest military decoration awarded for acts of valor during wartime?   

1. Param Vir Chakra

2. Ashoka Chakra

3. Mahavir Chakra

4. Kirti Chakra

  Answer: Param Vir Chakra

Q:     The concept of ‘strategic autonomy’ in India’s foreign policy means:   

1. Aligning with global superpowers

2. Independent decision-making in international affairs

3. Isolationism

4. Economic self-reliance

  Answer: Independent decision-making in international affairs

Q:     Who chairs the National Security Council of India?   

1. The President of India

2. The Prime Minister of India

3. The National Security Advisor

4. The defence minister

  Answer: The Prime Minister of India

Q: The ‘Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan’ (SUMAN) initiative is related to:   

1. Maternal and child health

2. Women’s safety

3. Skill development

4. Financial inclusion

  Answer: Maternal and child health

 

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