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

  1. Haemodynamic monitoring is the study of how blood flows through the cardiovascular system
  2. It is done by conducting the tests such as blood pressure, ECG monitoring and Echo-cardiography.

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.  ‘The State of Young Child in India’ report, has been published in India recently, by

(a) Mobile Creches

(b) NITI Aayog

(c) UNESCO

(d) World Bank

 

Q3. With reference to the initiative of the Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of state (AREAS), consider the following statements:

  1. It has been launched for the promotion of grid-connected and off-grid renewable energy in the country and the implementation would be done by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
  2. It is an initiative of the NITI Aayog in collaboration of the World Bank.

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 Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT), consider the following statements:

  1. ACT is an international initiative to promote the use of modern technologies in the education sector in developing countries.
  2. India is one among the ACT members.

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 international conventions/treaties:

  1. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)
  2. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
  3. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

Which of the conventions given above forms part of the Core International Human Rights Treaties?

(a) 1 only   

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

 

Q6. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), often seen in the news, was established by the Government of India under which of the following ministries?

(a) Ministry of Food Processing Industries

(b) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare

(c) Ministry of commerce and industry

(d) Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

 

Q7. Which one of the following countries borders both the Black Sea as well as the Caspian Sea?

(a) Turkey 

(b) Iran       

(c) Ukraine

(d) Russia

 

 

 

Q8. Consider the following statements with respect to the Black carbon:

  1.  Inhalation of black carbon is associated with health problems including respiratory and cardiovascular disease and even birth defects. 
  2. Black carbon is a short-lived climate pollutant, with a lifetime of only days to weeks after release in the atmosphere.

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the “Sangam Era” of Indian History?

  1. Thiruvalluvar is a celebrated Tamil poet and philosopher of Sangam Era whose contribution to Tamil literature is the Thirukkural, a work on ethics.
  2. The two epics Silappathikaram is written by Elango Adigal and Manimegalai by Sittalai Sattanar. They also provide valuable details about the Sangam society and polity.

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. Consider the following statements.

  1. Danakil Depression in northern part of Australia is one of the world’s hottest places, as well as one of its lowest, at 100 metres below sea level.
  2. Extremophile are microbes that can adapt to environmental conditions that are too extreme for everything else.

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-(c)

2-(a)

3-(a)

4-(b)

5-(d)

6-(c)

7-(d)

8-(c)

9-(c)

10-(a)