Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. STARS is a World Bank aided scheme, which has been approved by the Union government for the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP).
  2. The Ministry of Education will establish PARAKH assessment centre, to set standards for the 60-odd examination boards in the country through the STARS project.

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:

  1. Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that causes your body to have less haemoglobin than normal. 
  2. Facial bone deformities, slow growth and abdominal swelling are among the symptoms of Thalassemia.

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. Gulf of Thailand, often seen in the news, is surrounded by which one of the following water bodies?

(a) South China Sea  

(b) Andaman Sea

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) Timor Sea

 

 

Q4. With reference to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), consider the following statements:

  1. FAO biannually publishes the State of the World’s Forests Report.
  2. The World Food Programme of FAO has won the Nobel Peace Prize 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. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Holography is a process that creates three-dimensional images using laser beams, the properties of interference and diffraction and illumination of the recording.
  2.  Holography can represent only static images of 3D objects. 

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

 

 

Q6. Consider the following statements regarding the Bio-fortification of the crops:

  1. Bio-fortification is mainly the process by which a diseased plant or crop is made disease free.
  2. Zinc-biofortification of cotton and jute can increase the plants productivity.

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. A term ‘New Shepard’, recently seen in the news, is a/an

(a) Anti-Ballistic missile         

(b) Reusable suborbital rocket system

(c) Nuclear powered Submarine

(d) A humanoid sent to Mars

 

Q8. The India Meteorological Department has recently operationalised an advanced high-resolution air quality early warning system, called ENFUSER (ENvironmental information FUsion SERvice). It has been introduced primarily for which one of the following states of India?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) West Bengal

(c) Mumbai

(d) Delhi

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to "Development of Artificial Intelligence in India".

  1. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had launched a “Responsible AI for Youth” programme.
  2. Recently organised RAISE 2020 Summit was focussed around Artifical Intelligence.

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. “Five Eyes” group of nations was recently in NEWS. What is "Five Eyes Alliance"?

(a) It is an alliance of nations which are globally seen as contending for Permanent Member status in the United Nations.

(b) It is an alliance to fight Global Terrorism.

(c) It is an alliance of world's top GHG emmitters.

(d) It is an is an intelligence alliance part of the signal intelligence treaty.

 

Ques  Ans

1-(c)

2-(c)

3-(a)

4-(b)

5-(a)

6-(d)

7-(b)

8-(d)

9-(c)

10-(d)