Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. 
  2. The majestic temple has four frontal projected sections such as the Deul, Jagamohana, Natamandira and Bhogamandapa
  3. It is built in Kalinga Style of Architecture.

Which of the following temples has been mentioned above?

(a) Lingaraja temple

(b) Konark temple

(c) Jagannath Puri temple

(d) Omkareshwar temple

 

Q2. Consider the following statements:

  1. If a review petition is dismissed by the Supreme Court, it may consider a curative petition filed by the petitioner so as to prevent abuse of the process. 
  2. The Supreme court evolved the concept of curative petition in the landmark case of Rupa Ashok Hurra vs. Ashok Hurra and Anr.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q3. Recently, the Government of Madhya Pradesh has taken a decision that government jobs will be reserved for the youths of state only. Such step is most likely to violate fundamental right, provided under which of the following Articles?

(a) Article 15

(b) Article 16

(c) Article 14

(d) Article 21

 

Q4. With reference to the recently proposed National Recruitment Agency (NRA),Consider the following statements.

  1. The NRA will conduct a common eligibility test (CET) and based on the CET score a candidate can apply for a vacancy with the respective agency.
  2. The agency is proposed to have representatives from the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

         

Q5. A term “Covax Facility”, recently seen in the news, aims to

(a) Promote vaccine nationalism         

(b) Import PPEs into India

(c) Increase the number of test detection facilities in countries.

(d) Procure doses of Covid-19 vaccines for deployment and distribution mainly in the low- and middle-income countries.

 

Q6. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Millennium Alliance Programme aims to bring together various actors within India’s Social Innovation Ecosystem including social innovators, social venture capitalists and corporate foundations to facilitate financial and other support to the innovators.
  2. It was launched by the Technology Development Board in partnership with USAID and FICCI.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q7. Consider the following statements regarding the India Post Payment Bank:

  1. India Post Payments Bank was setup under the Department of Post, Ministry of Communication with 50% equity owned by Government of India. 
  2. It has expanded its strength across India, while working on a hub and spoke model.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q8. With reference to the National Agricultural Higher Education Project for India, consider the following statements:

  1. It aims to support participating agricultural universities and ICAR in providing more relevant and higher quality education to Agricultural University students. 
  2. No funding is provided to the agricultural universities and ICAR, under this project.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q9. The tradition of Mural Pantings possibily finds its origin in the Ancient India. Even today we observe mural paintings on interior and exterior walls of houses in villages of various parts of India. Consider the following statements.

  1. Pithoro is a traditional form of mural paintings practised in the parts of Maharashtra and Gujrat.
  2. Kerala Painters during the 16th and 18th Century evolved a painting style taking cues from traditions such as Kathakali and kalam ezhuthu.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q10. Recently, US President directed for establishment of US Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces. This raises the debate on weaponization of Space. Consider the following statements.

  1. The Outer Space Treaty (OST) which forms the basis of international space law was recently signed but not ratified by India.
  2. Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS) a UN Resolution which reaffirms to the fundamental principles of Outer Space Treaty was recently ratified by countries India, Russia and USA.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ques  Ans:

1-(a)

2-(c)

3-(b)

4-(a)

5-(d)

6-(c)

7-(b)

8-(a)

9-(b)

10-(d)