Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle, recently seen in the news:

  1. With this technology, only ballistic missiles could travel at hypersonic speeds.
  2. It was recently tested by ISRO.

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

 

Q2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The term ‘Immunogenicity’ is used in the bio-therapeutic industry, to describe undesired immune responses to protein or peptide drugs. 
  2. Immunogenicity is often measured in terms of “anti-drug-antibodies”.

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 Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), consider the following statements:

  1. BIRAC is a not-for-profit Section 8, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  2. E-Yuva scheme, which aims to promote a culture of applied research and need-oriented entrepreneurial innovation among young students and researchers, is an initiative of BIRAC.

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. The K.V. Kamath committee, which recommended a graded approach to restructuring of stressed accounts, based on severity of the impact on the borrowers, was constituted by

(a) RBI       

(b) Ministry of Finance

(c) NITI Aayog

(d) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

 

Q5. Consider the following diagnostic tests:

  1. PCR testing
  2. Lateral flow assays
  3. Serological testing

Which of the diagnostic tests given above is/are done for COVID-19?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q6. With reference to the 7thSchedule of IndianConstitution, consider the following statements:

  1. The Union government has exclusive power on issues related to railways, atomic energy, income tax and customs duties.
  2.  Items in the concurrent list are only related to socio-economic services, such as public health, sanitation, agriculture, etc.

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 sites in India:

  1. Beas Conservation Reserve
  2. Sandi and Sarsai Nawar
  3. Pangong Lake 

Which of the sites given above is/are wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q8. Consider the following statements:

  1. A scramjet is a ramjet engine in which the airflow through the engine remains supersonic.
  2. The Scramjet engine designed by ISRO, uses Hydrogen as fuel and the Oxygen from the atmospheric air as the oxidiser.

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 “Office of Profit”.

  1. The expression “office of profit” has not been defined in the Constitution or any of the Acts of Government of India.
  2. Basic disqualification criteria for an MP are laid down in Article 102 of the Constitution, and for an MLA in Article 191.

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 with respect to BIMSTEC.

  1. Maldives, Afghanistan and Pakistan are members of BIMSTEC.
  2. It came into being in 1997 through “Bangkok Declaration” with Myanmar and India among others being its founding 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

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(d)

2-(c)

3-(b)

4-(a)

5-(d)

6-(a)

7-(b)

8-(c)

9-(b)

10-(d)