Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to the Hydrogen-CNG?

  1.  H-CNG is also viable in the use of heavy vehicles.
  2.  HCNG has the ability to reduce carbon monoxide, methane, and hydrocarbon emissions compared to regular CNG being used whether as automotive fuel or in other applications.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q2. Which one among the following ancient cities of India is not located along the coast?

(a) Mamallapuram

(b) Mandu

(c) Arikamedu

(d) Broach

 

Q3. With reference to the government bonds, consider the following statements:

  1. A government bond is a type of debt-based investment, where we loan money to a government in return for an agreed rate of interest. 
  2. The government pays back a set level of interest at regular periods, known as the coupon.

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.  The MICE market refers to a specialized niche of group tourismdedicated to planning, booking and facilitating conferences and other events, which is a big moneymaker in the travel industry.
  2. It is often referred to as the meetings industry or events industry in tourism.

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. Raja Parba is one of most popular festivals of the state. Dedicated to Bhuma Devi, the consort of Lord Vishnu, Raja Parba celebrates womanhood. It is celebrated in the state of

(a) Odisha      

(b) Maharashtra          

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) West Bengal

 

Q6. With reference to the Cat Que Virus, consider the following statements:

  1. Domestic dogs are considered to be the primary mammalian hosts for the virus.
  2. Humans do not get infected due to this virus.

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.  Global Food Loss Index (GFLI), is released by which one of the following organisations?

(a) Food and Agriculture Organization            

(b) United Nations Development Programme

(c) United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

(d) United Nations Statistics Division 

 

Q8. With reference to the United Nations, consider the following statements:

  1. The UN system is made up of the UN itself and many programmes, funds, and specialized agencies, all being under the control of UN.
  2. The United Nations Population Fund is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every birth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

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. Recently, two beaches in Karnataka are among the eight in India that have bagged the coveted eco-label ‘Blue Flag’. Which one among the following organisations  provide with “Blue Flag” label to the beaches?

(a) Conservation International

(b) Biodiversity International

(c) Earthwatch

(d) Foundation for Environmental Education

 

Q10. Which one among the following states has recently become the first Har Ghar Jal State in the country by providing tap water connection to every rural household?

(a) Goa

(b) Tamilnadu

(c) Kerala

(d) Karnataka

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(b)

3-(c)

4-(c)

5-(a)

6-(d)

7-(a)

8-(b)

9-(d)

10-(a)