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

  1. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, can be used to treat and manage a number of ailments such as arthritis, cancer, drug addiction and other neurological conditions.
  2. Licensed sale of cannabinoids, including CBD oil and tincture, is permitted in India under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act.

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. Consider the following statements regarding the Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InVITs), often seen in news:

  1. One of the types of InVITs allows investment in revenue-generating finished projects and tends to invite investors through a public offering.
  2. An InVIT is established as a company under the Companies Act, 2013.

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 African Swine Fever (ASF), consider the following statements:

  1. The African Swine hit mostly the southern part of India every year.
  2.  Its routes of transmission include direct contact with an infected or wild pig, indirect contact through ingestion of contaminated material such as feed or garbage, or through biological vectors such as ticks.

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 Cyber Physical Systems, consider the following statements:

  1. In these systems, embedded computers and networks monitor and control the physical processes, with feedback loops where physical processes affect computations and vice versa. 
  2. The economic and societal potential of such systems is vastly greater than what has been realized, and major investments are being made worldwide to develop the technology.

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. Ahead of the festival season, the Finance Ministry has recently announced “interest on interest” waiver scheme. What the “interest on interest” waiver scheme is all about?

(a) Every compound interest will be reimbursed to the eligible borrowers.     

(b) Both the simple as well as compound interests will be reimbursed for those, who have taken loans not exceeding ₹2 crore.

(c) Both the simple as well as compound interests will be reimbursed, irrespective of whether he/she availed of the moratorium or not.

(d)  The difference between the compound interest and simple interest will be reimbursed to the eligible borrowers, irrespective of whether he/she availed of the moratorium or not.

 

Q6. With reference to the recent observations by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), consider the following statements:

  1. World Economic Outlook is usually published twice a year by IMF.
  2. The Indian economyis expected to grow at -10.3 % in 2020, as per the IMF.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. After LEMOA and COMCASA, India and Australia have signed BECA recently, sealing a framework of mutual trust and long-term military and strategic cooperation.
  2. BECA will help India get real-time access to the geospatial intelligence, that will enhance the accuracy of automated systems and weapons like missiles and armed drones.

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. Recently, SOFIA has detected water molecules (H2O) in Clavius Crater, one of the largest craters visible from Earth, located in the Moon’s southern hemisphere. SOFIA is a /an

(a) Underground observatory of ISRO

(b) Spacecraft of German Space Agency

(c) Telescope of NASA

(d) Observatory for Infrared Astronomy of NASA

 

Q9. Taragarh fort, Raniji ki Baori, Sukh Mahal are the famous sites, located in which one of the following places?

(a) Bundi

(b) Magadha

(c) Kannauj

(d) Panipat

 

 

Q10. Consider the following statements:

  1. Dyslexia is a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words.
  2. There's no cure for dyslexia.

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-(b)

4-(c)

5-(d)

6-(c)

7-(b)

8-(d)

9-(a)

10-(c)