Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR):

  1. The commission inquires into violation of child rights and punishes for the same.
  2. It emphasises the principle of universality and inviolability of child rights and recognises the tone of urgency in all the child related policies of the country.

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 with respect to leader of an anti-caste movement Mahatma Ayyankali.

  1. Mahatma Gandhi called Ayyankali as ‘Pulaya king’
  2. Along with Sree Narayan Guru he founded Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham (association for the protection of the poor) which later raised funds to start their own schools.

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 Long Term Repo Operation (LTRO), consider the following statements:

  1. Under LTRO, RBI will conduct term repos of one-year and three-year tenors of appropriate sizes for up to a total amount of Rs 1 lakh crore at the policy repo rate.
  2. RBI introduced LTRO to further encourage banks to undertake maturity transformation smoothly and seamlessly so as to augment credit flows to productive sectors.

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. With reference to the World Food Programme (WFP), consider the following statements:

  1. It is the leading humanitarian organization delivering food assistance in emergenciesand working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. 
  2. Recently, WFP has been awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize 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. Recently, which state has become the first in the country to adopt the ‘Tree Transplantation Policy’?

(a) Haryana

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Delhi

 

Q6. Recently, ‘Rudram’ was successfully flight-tested from a Sukhoi-30 MKI jet. Rudram is India’s first indigenous

(a) Anti-submarine warfare     

(b) Anti-radiation missile        

(c) Anti-tank guided missile

(d) Nuclear powered Torpedo

 

Q7. Which one among the following mountain passes is located in the Indian State of Sikkim?

(a) Doka-la

(b) Jelep-la

(c) Bomdi-la

(d) Shipki-la

Option B is correct; as Doka-la is situated in Bhutan while Bomdi-la is in state of Arunanchal Pradesh and Shipki-la in Himanchal Pradesh.

 

 

Q8. With which one of the following countries, India has never conducted the ‘2+2 dialogue’?

(a) Singapore 

(b) USA

(c) Japan

(d) Australia

 

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to the Genetically Modified or Transgenic Crop in India.

  1. In India, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)is the apex body that allows for commercial release of GM crops.
  2. Use of unapproved GM variant can attract a punishment under the Biodiversity Act, 2002.

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

 

Q10.  Which one among the followings countries became the first country in Africa to eliminate human African Trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness, a disease caused by parasites transmitted through infected tsetse flies.

(a) South Sudan

(b) Kenya

(c) Nigeria

(d) Togo

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(b)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(c)

5-(d)

6-(b)

7-(b)

8-(a)

9-(a)

10-(d)