Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Pulse Doppler radars are half duplex, that is they either transmit or receive.
  2.  PULSE pendant case has been recently designed by ISRO for reminding the wearer to avoid touching the entryways on face.

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.  Tillari Forest area has been recently declared as a conservation reserve area, by the state government of

(a) Odisha

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Uttar Pradesh

 

 

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding the Permanent Court of Arbitration, sometimes seen in the news:

  1. The Permanent Court of Arbitration was established by a Treaty in 1899, as an intergovernmental organization providing a variety of dispute resolution services to the international community.
  2. It has around 120 Contracting Parties, including India.

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. Biodiesel is produced from vegetable oils, fats or greases. Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil is blended with diesel, generally at low levels up to 7%.
  2. Ethanol is used in blended fuels with petrol, either at low levels in regular vehicles or at higher levels in “flex-fuel” vehicles.

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 pairs:

Places in news       Location

  1. Kiagar Tso  - Ladakh, India
  2. Limpopo River - Botswana, Africa
  3. Timbuktu - Mali, Africa

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q6. With reference to the Constitution (Seventy-third Amendment) Act, 1992, Consider the following statements:

  1. "Gram  Sabha" means a body consisting of persons registered  in the electoral rolls relating to a village comprised within the area of Panchayat at the village level.
  2.  All the seats in a Panchayat, except those for chairpersons, shall be filled by persons chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the Panchayat area.

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 statements:

  1.  Mass extinctions are ongoing consequences of normal environmental changes, local catastrophes or interspecies competition.
  2. Background extinctions are those in which substantial percentages of the global diversity of life disappear within a geologically brief interval.

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:

  1. Sound waves are transverse waves that travel through a medium like air or water.
  2. When an airplane flies at or above the speed of sound, air molecules cannot move out of the way of the airplane, so the pressure waves combine to generate a large shockwave, which people on the ground hear as a sonic boom.

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

 

Q.9 Recently,  Chhattisgarh government has moved the Supreme Court against the National Investigation Act, 2008 stating it is violative of the Constitution. Consider the following statements with reference to the National Investigation Act, 2008.

  1. It makes the National Investigation Agency the only truly federal agency in the country, along the lines of the FBI in the United States, more powerful than the CBI.
  2. The Act takes away the state’s power of conducting an investigation through the police, while conferring “unfettered, discretionary and arbitrary powers” on the Centre.

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

 

Q10. Relating to India’s General Elections consider the following statements with respect to “Star Campaigner”.

  1. The expenditure incurred on campaigning by such campaigners is exempt from being added to the election expenditure of a candidate.
  2. If a candidate or her election agent shares the stage with a star campaigner at a rally, then the entire expenditure on that rally, other than the travel expenses of the star campaigner, is added to the candidate’s expenses.

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-(a)

2-(b)

3-(c)

4-(c)

5-(d)

6-(a)

7-(d)

8-(b)

9-(d)

10-(c)