Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Index of Industrial Production data or IIP:

  1. The IIP number measures the industrial production for the period under review, usually a month, as against the reference period.
  2. IIP data is compiled and published by CSO every month, which operates under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

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 United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, is the first UN treaty to be named after Singapore.
  2. India is not a signatory of the convention.

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 Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010, consider the following statements:

  1. The ‘Foreign Source’ in FCRA includes the Government of any foreign country and all of the international agencies.
  2. In terms of FCRA, 2010 "person" includes any an individual, a Hindu undivided family and a company registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020 has been released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. According to the data, cancer of the cervix uteri accounts for more than half of India’s cancer burden in 2020.

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 regarding the schools of Tibetan Buddhism:

  1. Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, and Gelugpa are the four schools of Buddhism in Tibet.
  2. The legendary Vajrayana master Padmasambhava, who Tibetans call Guru Rinpoche, is considered the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. 

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. Rajiv Mehrishi Committee, constituted recently by the Government of India for which one of the following objectives?

(a)  To measure the impact of interest waivers on the national economy, under the COVID-19 related moratorium.

(b) To measure the impact of cuts in repo rates on the economy.

(c) To suggest reforms in the functioning of GST council.

(d) None of the above.

 

 

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. Lithification is the process of converting unconsolidated sediments into sedimentary rock
  2.  Metamorphic rocks have a layered or banded appearance that is produced by exposure to heat and directed pressure.

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 biodiversity hotspots, consider the following statements:

  1.  Biodiversity hotspots represent just 0.5% of Earth’s land surface, but they support more than half of the world’s vascular plant species.
  2. It must have at least 50% of vascular plants as endemics, which are found nowhere else on the planet. 

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 international agency releases “Living Planet Report”?

(a) World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)

(b) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

(c) World Bank

(d) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

 

 

Q10. Which one among the following is TRUE with respect to the “Drake Passage”?

(a) It is a body of water separating Asia and North America.

(b) It is a body of water separating South America and Antarctica.

(c) It is a body of water separating Hong-Kong from the Chinese Mainland.

(d) It is a body of water separating North and South America.

 

 

 

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(b)

4-(d)

5-(c)

6-(a)

7-(c)

8-(d)

9-(a)

10-(b)