Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Non-Aligned movement (NAM): 

  1. NAM aimed to create an independent path for the member countries in world politics, during the struggles between the major powers.
  2. At present, it comprises of around 120 members, which includes both India and Pakistan.

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.  Recently, ‘Health in India’ Report has been published by the National Statistical Organisation (NSO). Consider the following statements regarding the findings of the report:

  1. Majority of Indian children under five years are not fully immunised.
  2. Full immunisation means that a child receives a cocktail of eight vaccine doses in the first year of life.

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: 

  1. The theme for International Literacy Day 2020 is “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond”.
  2. Following the UNESCO General conference, the first International Literacy Day was celebrated on September 8, 1967.

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. A term “Real Mango”, recently seen in the news is a/an

(a) Name of an illegal software operation 

(b) New variety of mango, which has got G.I tag

(c) Humanoid 

(d) New plant variety found in Western Ghats



Q5. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Corticosteroids are a class of drug that increases inflammation as well as immune system activity in the human body.
  2. They can only be delivered through oral medications, with an IV or with a needle into a muscle.

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. Which one of the following best describes the term ‘Nash equilibrium’, often seen in the news:

(a) It is a state of a substance in which, it acquires equilibrium with the surroundings.

(b) It is a decision-making theorem within game theory that states a player can achieve the desired outcome by not deviating from their initial strategy.

(c) It is a weather condition in which different seasons maintains equilibrium for some time.

(d) None of the above.



Q7. With reference to the ‘Start up Village Entrepreneurship Program’, often seen in the news, consider the following statements: 

  1. It is a sub component of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) of the Ministry of Rural Development. 
  2. The enterprises set up under the program should cover existing consumption and production of rural areas, driven by government's priorities like RURBAN mission, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, 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

 

Q8. With reference to the fifth schedule areas mentioned in our constitution, consider the following statements: 

  1. In the Article 244(1) of the Constitution, expression Scheduled Areas means such areas as the Governor of the concerned state, may by order declare to be Scheduled Areas.
  2. The criteria for the Scheduled Areas are clearly mentioned in the Constitution of India and have become well established.

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. A Special Bulletin on Maternal Mortality in India 2015-2017 from the Sample Registration System has been recently released. Consider the following statements.

  1. Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) is measured as the number of maternal deaths per 10,000 live births.
  2. According to the report, Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest MMR while Kerala recorded the lowest MMR in the country.

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, India has kicked-off a USD 43 million project funded by Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Consider the following statements with reference to the Green Climate Fund.

  1. The fund was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems.
  2. The Fund is accountable to, and functions under the guidance of, the COP.

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-(b)

3-(c)

4-(a)

5-(d)

6-(b)

7-(c)

8-(d)

9-(d)

10-(b)