Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 2019’.

  1.  The act allows the DG of NIA to seize the property from the proceeds of terrorism and also gives power to officers with the rank of inspectors and above to investigate cases.
  2.  It is contrary to the principle of ‘innocent until proven guilty’ and also violates the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1967.

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. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. COVIRAP is a new coronavirusdiagnostic method, using a low-cost portable unit developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
  2. This method requires highly technological equipments and therefore is not ideal for use in rural areas, with limited facilities.

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

 

Q3. With reference to  Anaemia Mukt Bharat Scheme, often seen in the news, consider the following statements:

  1. Anaemia Mukt Bharat strategy has been designed to reduce prevalence of anaemia by 3 percentage points per year among children, adolescents and women in the reproductive age group, between the year 2018 and 2022.
  2. It focuses on six target beneficiary groups, through six interventions and six institutional mechanisms to achieve the envisaged target under the POSHAN Abhiyan.

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. Archaeologists recently found an image, stretching for 40 yards on a hillside, showing a creature with pointy ears, orb-like eyes and a long striped tail, in a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Nazca Lines. Nazca lines are located in which one of the following countries?

(a) Australia  

(b) Mexico

(c) South Africa

(d) Peru

 

Q5. Galwan valley, often seen in the news, is located

(a) West of Aksai Chin           

(b) North of Siachen

(c) South of Kargil

(d) North of Shaksgam Valley

 

Q6. Consider the following statements:

  1. Infrastructure investment trusts(InvITs) are investment instruments that work like mutual funds and are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India. 
  2. Through InvITs, individuals can park their funds into infrastructure projects either directly or through particular purpose vehicles.

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 Kaleshwaram Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project, consider the following statements:

  1. The Kaleshwaram Multipurpose Lift Irrigation Project is the world’s largest irrigation and drinking water system, launched in the state of Karnataka.
  2. The National Green Tribunal has recently approved the environmental clearance, granted to the project by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the cyber security in India:

  1. India has a dedicated centralized command to coordinate the efforts of the state level agencies.
  2. At present, the National Cyber Security Coordinator and Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) are handling the cyber security issues in 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

 

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to culture of Ancient India.

  1. Gramabhojaka was the village headman, who collected taxes from the villagers in the name of the king, functioned as a judge and enforced the law of the king in the village.
  2. Ring wells were used for irrigation purposes.
  3. The Tamil word Vellalarwas used for the agricultural labourers.

 

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) 2 and 3

(b) Only 2

(c) Only 1

(d) 1,2 and 3

 

Q10. Consider the following statements with respect to Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).

  1. It is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered at Washington D.C..
  2. It promotes investment in developing countries by offering political and economic risk insurance to complement private investments only.

 

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(d)

5-(a)

6-(c)

7-(d)

8-(b)

9-(c)

10-(a)