1. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

 

Mountain Pass

State

1. Rohtang pass

Uttarakhand

2. Lipu Lekh Pass

Himachal Pradesh

3.Bom Di La

Arunachal Pradesh

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

  1. Consider following statements with reference to CBI investigation in any case:
  2. In Union territories, CBI can suo moto take up investigation against offences it is authorized to investigate.
  3. The Central Government can authorize CBI to investigate crime in a State even without taking consent of the concerned State Government.

 

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

 

  1. Which of the statements given below is/are correct with reference to dengue disease?
  2. Dengue viruses are spread to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.
  3. Recently dengue cases have drastically reduced in India because of the introduction of a vaccine.

 

Select correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. The Hindon river is a tributary of which of the following rivers?

(a) Ganga

(b) Brahmaputra

(c) Yamuna

(d) None of the above

 

  1. “Phishing”, a word frequently in the news, is related to?

(a) Pisciculture

(b) Cash crop farming

(c) A biotechnological advancement

(d) Cybercrime

 

6.Which of the following statements is/are correct in relation to India-US relation?

  1. Both countries have signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) which will deepen military cooperation.
  2. The US is one of the few countries with which India had a trade surplus in 2018-19.

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

  1. Consider following statements about nuclear policy of India:
  2. India espouses the policy of 'no first use' against nuclear weapon states and non-use against non-nuclear-weapon states.
  3. India is not a signatory of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) while it has signed The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

 

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

 

  1. Consider following statements:
  2. The sun's magnetic field changes polarity approximately every 11 years.
  3. Earth's north and south poles periodically swap locations.
  4. Voyager 2 is a space probe to investigate solar cycles.

 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 2 only

 

9.”Avicennia marina, Bruguiera sp and Sonneratia” are related to which of the following?

(a) Critically endangered species of birds

(b) Mangroves

(c) Deadly Bacterias

(d) None of the above

 

10.The ‘Bongosagar’ exercise which was recently in the news, is a naval exercise between?

(a) India and Bangladesh

(b) India and Myanmar

(c) India and Sri Lanka

(d) India and Thailand