Q1. Consider the following statements:
The ‘Abhinaya Darpana’ by Nandikesvara is one of the main sources of textual material, for the study of the technique and grammar of body movement in this dance. In many temples, the ‘charis’ and ‘karanas’ of the dance are represented in sculpture and one can make a study of the dance form. The dance is known to be ekaharya, where one dancer takes on many roles in a single performance.
Which one of the following dance forms has been mentioned above?
(a) Bharatnatyam
(b) Kathakali
(c) Mohiniyattam
(d) Kuchipudi

Q2. Consider the following statements Wildlife Sanctuaries:
1. Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuaries
2. Kawal Wildlife Sanctuaries    
3. Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuaries    
Which of the wildlife sanctuaries given above is/are located in the state of Telangana?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2and 3

Q3. Consider the following rivers:
1. Wainganga
2. Sabari    
3. Bhima
Which of the rivers given above is/are tributaries of river Godavari?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA), a major UN-sponsored effort to analyse the impact of human actions on ecosystems and human well-being, identified four major categories of ecosystem services: provisioning, regulating, cultural and supporting services.
Which one of the following forms part of regulating services?
(a) Medicinal benefits
(b) Creativity born from interactions with nature
(c) Water purification
(d) Creation of soils

Q5. Consider the following statements:  
 They are a PVTG, whose hamlets dot the Nallamala forest range spread across four to five districts in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The tribe performs a street dance wearing skins of Small Indian Civets, showcasing their traditionally rich tribal attire. Like many traditional artistes, they are seasonal performers. During the Pongal season, the troupe goes around the surrounding villages and accepts donations and rice from households. Rest of the year, the families work in the fields to earn a livelihood from daily-wage works.
Which of the following tribes has been mentioned above?
(a) Chenchus
(b) Bonds
(c) Kurumba
(d) Bhotias

Q6. Consider the following statements regarding the Gandhara art:
1. The Gandhara art was widely popularised during the rule of the Ashoka and his successors.    
2. The structures points towards the foreign influence, such as the fluted bell, addorsed capital of the Persepolitan order and the abundant use of the Hellenistic flame palmette or honeysuckle motif.
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. With reference to the Masala bonds, consider the following statements:
1. Masala Bonds are rupee-denominated bonds that means the funds would be raised from overseas market in Indian rupees only.    
2. RBI mandates that the money raised through such bonds cannot be used for real estate activities other than for development of integrated township or affordable housing projects.
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 National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), consider the following statements:
1.  NHRC is an executive body, established for the promotion and protection of human rights.    
2.  It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights held in 1991.
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. “SPICe+/SPICe Plus” is an integrated web platform recently released by Government of India it aims to promote which one among the following?
(a) Ease of Doing Business
(b) Indigenous cultural art forms
(c) Direct Taxation
(d) GST Collections

Q10.  Yongle Blue Hole the deepest known marine cavern is located in which among the following Ocean/Sea?
(a) Caspian Sea
(b) South China Sea
(c) Pacific Ocean
(d) Indian Ocean

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