Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI):

  1. It is an autonomous, membership based, standards development organization for Telecom/ICT products and services in India. 
  2. One of its objectives is to provide guidance and leadership to developing countries in telecommunication sector.

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 two main types of live viral vaccines are attenuated and recombinant-vectored.
  2. Live vaccines can replicate both within and outside the host naturally.

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 mountain passes:

  1. Fotu La
  2. Zoji La
  3. Khardung La

Which of the mountain passes given above is/are located in the Union Territory of Ladakh?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

 

Q4. With reference to the Blockchain technology, consider the following statements:

  1. Blockchain helps reduce risk, stamps out fraud and brings transparency in a scalable way for myriad uses. 
  2.  Blocks, nodes and miners are the three important components of this technology.

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. According to the ‘Levels & Trends in Child Mortality’ Report 2020, the number of global under-five deaths dropped to its lowest point on record in 2019.
  2. The report is published annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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.  ‘EASE 2.0’ index, sometimes seen in the news, is associated with

(a) Higher education reforms 

(b) Banking reforms   

(c) Criminal reforms

(d) Export market reforms

 

 

Q7. With reference to the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), consider the following statements:

  1. It aims to protect the interests of consumers and entities engaged in specified activities relating to petroleum, petroleum products and natural gas.
  2.  The board is mandated to regulate the refining, processing, storage, transportation, distribution, marketing and sale of petroleum products, excluding production of crude oil and natural gas.

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. The first-ever ‘Kisan Rail’ of South India was flagged off recently, from which one of the following states?

(a) Kerala      

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Karnataka

(d) Andhra Pradesh

 

 

Q9. Consider the followings statements with reference to the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMVVY).

  1. It is a conditional cash-transfer scheme providing a financial support for pregnant and lactating women.
  2. The scheme also covers Grade-D Employees and Safai Karamcharis of regular employment with the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking.

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 reference to “Lala Lajpat Rai” the Indian nationalist leader affectionately called as the ‘Punjab Kesari’.

  1. He founded the Indian Home Rule League of America in the New York City in 1917.
  2. Some of his important works include The Arya Samaj’ and ‘Young India’.

Which of the Statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(d)

4-(c)

5-(a)

6-(b)

7-(c)

8-(d)

9-(a)

10-(d)