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

  1. Immunogenicityrefers to the capacity of viruses to bind to specific antibody molecules.
  2. Antigenicity is the ability of a protein to give rise to an immune response in a competent host and it can be defined only in the biological context of the host.

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. Yanomami communities, often seen in the news, are Indians, to whom the illegal gold mine prospectors posed a moral threat once. This tribe is located in the remote forest of the Orinoco River basin, which flows in

(a) South America

(b) Europe

(c) Africa

(d) Australia

 

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1.  The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has been established recently under the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. 
  2. The objective of the Central Consumer Protection Authority is to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers as a class. 

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. Recently, a campaign titled ‘Asol Chini’ was launched, to know the truth-against the rush of fake information and rumors in the online and social media. This campaign was launched by which one of the following countries?

(a) India

(b) Bangladesh

(c) Myanmar

(d) Nepal

 

Q5. Consider the following statements regarding the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA):

  1. It is a dynamic inter-governmental organization, aimed at strengthening regional cooperation and sustainable development within the Indian Ocean region, through its 22 Member States. 
  2. Iran, China as well as Pakistan are among its 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

 

 

Q6. The ‘Living Planet Index’ is a measure of the state of the world's biological diversity based on population trends of vertebrate species from terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats. It is released by

(a) World Economic Forum

(b) World Wildlife Fund for Nature

(c) IUCN

(d) Birdlife International

 

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC program is national initiative to promote research & innovation and increase competitiveness of Indian startups.
  2. It was launched mainly to fast track the growth of the Indian MSME 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

 

 

Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Global Standards Collaboration, sometimes seen in the news:

  1. It is an unincorporated voluntary organization dedicated to enhancing global cooperation and collaboration regarding communications standards.
  2. It is not a standards development organization.

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. Which one among the following statements is NOT TRUE with respect to the term 'Edge Computing' recently seen in the news.

(a) It allows data to be analysed, processed and transferred at the edge of network, that means the data is analysed locally.

(b) The basic diffrence between edge computing and cloud computing lies in where the data processing takes place.

(c) Although edge computing has great applications for Personal Computers and Smartphones it is not particularly useful for IoT devices.

(d) Edge computing may offer some protection against a catastrophic attack where a single incident can compromise large amounts of a company’s data.

 

 

Q10. Consider the following statements with respect to the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA).

  1. It empowers the army arrest a person without a warrant; enter or search premises without a warrant; and ban the possession of firearms.
  2. A five-member committee headed by Justice B P Jeevan Reddy was appointed to review the provisions of the act in the north eastern states.

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

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(d)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(a)

6-(b)

7-(c)

8-(c)

9-(c)

10-(d)