Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1.  The “National Health Stack” is a digital infrastructure, built with the aim of making the health insurance system more transparent and robust, while factoring in the uniqueness of India’s health sector and the political realities of federalism.
  2.  A unique digital health ID, health data dictionaries and supply chain management for drugs, payment gateways, etc are few of the components of this initiative of NITI Aayog.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006:

  1. The act defines a ‘child’ as those between 0-14 years of age.
  2. It extends to the whole of India including the Former State of Jammu and Kashmir and it applies also to all citizen of India within and beyond 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

 

 

 

Q3. With reference to the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a campaign launched by the Ministry of Health, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses.
  2. Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India (BPPI) has been given the responsibility to ask all the State Governments, to open Jan Aushadhi Stores in their states. 

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 Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a regional organization comprising seven Member States lying in the littoral areas of the Bay of Bengal only.
  2. Myanmar and Sri Lanka were the last members to join the group.

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. With reference to the Chemical Weapons Convention, consider the following statements:

  1. It aims to eliminate an entire category of weapons of mass destruction by prohibiting the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, transfer or use of chemical weapons by States Parties. 
  2. Under the Convention’s ‘challenge inspection’ procedure, States Parties have committed themselves to the principle of ‘any time, anywhere’ inspections with no right of refusal.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. The birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the former President of India, is celebrated annually as ‘Children’s Day’ in India.
  2. He represented India at UNESCO in 1946 and was later declared Ambassador of India to the Soviet Union. 

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:

  1. The Red Hill is located in this state, where the Japanese Imperial Army fought the British in a fierce battle.
  2.  Moirang which recorded much action in regard to India’s freedom struggle and where Indian National Army Museum has been established, is located here.
  3. It is known for its unique tradition of Nata Sankirtana, Raas Leela and its picturesque lake Loktak with floating islands. 

Which of the following states of India has been referred above?

(a) Manipur

(b) Assam

(c) West Bengal

(d) Odisha

 

Q8. A term ‘Novichok’, recently seen in the news, is a/an

(a) Nerve agent     

(b) Exoplanet

(c) Viral disease

(d) Newly discovered mineral

 

 

Q9. Vice-President of India recently unveiled the ‘Coastal Flood Warning System App (CFLOWS-Chennai)’ for flood mitigation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Consider the following statements with respect to “CFLOWS-Chennai”.

  1. It is a first of its kind integrated coastal flood warning system, prepared by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences to aid state government of Tamil Nadu in effective flood mitigation in Chennai.
  2. It is an integrated GIS-based decision support system to provide forecast on potential inundation 10 days in advance.

Which of the Statements given above is/are NOT correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2   

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q10. What is “Polypedates-bengalensis” recently seen in the news?

 

(a) A newly discovered plant species in the Western Ghats.

(b) An extinct species of butterfly endemic only to parts of West Bengal and Bangladesh.

(c) A newly discovered frog species of West Bengal.

(d) None of the above

 

 

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(d)

3-(b)

4-(d)

5-(c)

6-(b)

7-(a)

8-(a)

9-(a)

10-(c)