Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Green' crackers have a small shell size compared to traditional crackers, but they don't contain banned chemicals such as lithium, arsenic, barium and lead.
  2. Guidelines and approvals for making green firecrackers, are given to manufacturers by the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO).

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. AenigmachannaGollum, recently discovered by a group of scientists in the watery underground rocks, is a species of

(a) Fishes        

(b) Floating plants

(c) Cyanobacteria

(d) Snakes

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1. According to the Supreme Court of India, no time restrictionshould ordinarily be fixed for anticipatory bail and it can continue even until the end of the trial.
  2. A person is directed to be released on anticipatory bail, even before he/she is made to arrest.

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.  Woman employees, who have served for one year and having minor children, may be granted child care leave for a maximum period of 2 years during their entire service.
  2. Male government employees are not entitled to the child care leave, even if they are single parents.

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the Marine Sector of India:

  1. An upgradation of Sagarmala project has been announced recently in the form of ‘Maritime India Vision 2030’.
  2. Setting up a ₹25,000-crore Maritime Development Fund and a pan-India port regulatory authority, are among the major initiatives of the Maritime India Vision 2030.

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

Option C is correct.

Both statements are correct. An upgradation of Sagarmala project has been announced recently in the form of ‘Maritime India Vision 2030’. Setting up a ₹25,000-crore Maritime Development Fund and a pan-India port regulatory authority, are among the major initiatives of the Maritime India Vision 2030.

 

Q6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. The most recognizable feature found within the cyclones is the ‘eye’, but it is not visible in hurricanes. 
  2. Skies are often cloudy above the eye and winds are relatively faster.

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

 

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The major function of the Central Ground Water Board is just the regulation of ground water resources.
  2. Central Ground Water Authority was constituted under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for the purposes of regulation and control of ground water development 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

 

 

Q8. With reference to the Keoladeo National Park, often seen in the news, consider the following statements:

  1. It is renowned for its large congregation of Royal Bengal Tigers.
  2. It is a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar convention. 

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, Feni bridge was in the news. Consider the following statements.

  1. It is being developed as a corridor for trade and commerce between North-East India and Myanmar.
  2. Feni Bridge is also known as Maitree Setu will originate from the state of Tripura.

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the Circular Economy, recently seen in the news.

  1. A circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems.
  2. It can be seen as an alternative to the linear economy which is widely prevalent today.

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

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(a)

5-(c)

6-(d)

7-(b)

8-(b)

9-(b)

10-(c)