Q1. Which of the following is/are part of the ‘Cultural heritage of Hyderabad’?

  1. Golconda Fort
  2. Chowmahalla palace
  3. Asafjahi dynasty

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Lokayukta is an anti-corruption authority constituted at the state level. It investigates allegations of corruption and maladministration against public servants and is tasked with speedy redressal of public grievances.
  2. The Lokayuktas have jurisdiction over all the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister of the State, all state government employees and certain private entities, including religious institutions.

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the ‘No Confidence’ Motion, often seen in the news:

  1. A no-confidence motion is a Parliamentary floor test that demonstrates to the ruling government that the elected parliament no longer has confidence in them. If the government fails to prove its majority in the House, they will resign with immediate effect.
  2. It can be moved only by the opposition party in the house.

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

 

Q4. With reference to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia only.
  2. AIIB allows even the non-sovereign entities to apply for its membership.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Glanders is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei.
  2. It is primarily a disease affecting horses but people can get the disease.

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

 

Q6. With reference to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), consider the following statements:

  1. It has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under Section 8 of Companies Act 2013.
  2. NPCI operates the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform, which is owned by RBI.

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. India's longest passenger ropeway was formally inaugurated recently. It has been built on which of the following rivers of India?

(a) Ganga   

(b) Brahmaputra   

(c) Godavari

(d) Cauvery

 

Q8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Bonda is a primitive tribal group of Madhya Predesh, where recently the first case of Covid-19 has been detected.
  2. They were the first forest settlers in India and believed to have been migrated from North East India.

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

Q.9  Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) had confirmed that a malware had infected its system at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP). Consider the following statements.

  1. Malware blocks access to a victims data, typically threating to delete it if a ransom is paid. There is no guarantee that paying a ransom will regain access to the data.
  2. The power plant is believed to be targeted by “DTrack” a North-Korean Malware.

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. Which one among the following is TRUE with respect to the “Copernicus Programme”?

(a) It is managed by the European Space Agency (ESA) as an Earth Observation Programme enabling high quality and continuous observation of earth.

(b) It is NASA’s mission with overall target of mapping global snow water equivalent (SWE) with remote sensing and computer generated models.

(c) It is a collaborative mission between European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA that is dedicated to Solar Heliospheric Physics.

(d) None of the above

Ques  Ans:

1-(d)

2-(c)

3-(a)

4-(b)

5-(c)

6-(a)

7-(b)

8-(d)

9-(b)

10-(a)