Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who’s 145th birth anniversary was celebrated recently:

  1. Initially, he didn’t support Mahatma Gandhi in his campaigns like, Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha.
  2. The women of Bardoli bestowed the title ‘Sardar’on him, for the first time.

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. Hindu kingdom of Travancore became the first princely state to declare itself independent and refused to join the Indian Union in 1946.
  2. A book, “The Story of the Integration of the Indian States”, was written by V.P Menon.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. As per NASA, the scientific name for all kinds of storms is tropical cyclones only.
  2. Tropical cyclones use warm, moist air as fuel and therefore form over warm ocean waters near the equator. 

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 regarding the bulk drugs:

  1. A bulk drug is also called an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). 
  2. Recently, a bulk drug park has been established in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

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 reporting of cybercrimes in India:

  1. India's IT Act states that a cybercrime comes under the purview of the jurisdiction of local governments.
  2. FIRs cannot be filed in the case of cybercrimes in India.

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

 

Q6. Consider the following statements:

 In the year 1985, this national park was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.  Lord Curzon of Kedleston is credited for the establishment of this forest reserve. It is home to approximately 2/3rd of world’s total population of one-horned Rhinos.

Which one of the following national parks has been referred here?

(a) Orang National Park          

(b) Kaziranga National Park

(c) Kanha National Park

(d) Bandipur National Park

 

Q7. Recently, the Prime Minister inaugurated 17 tourism projects, collectively called as the ‘Kevadia Tourism Circuit’. This circuit is located in the state of

(a) Gujarat      

(b) Telangana

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Odisha

 

Q8. Which one of the following is not a natural fresh water lake of India?

(a) Mansar lake           

(b) Bhojtal Lake

(c) Damdama Lake 

(d) Ana Sagar Lake

 

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act. 2016 (RERA,2016).

  1. Under the act developers cannot advertise, market, book, sell or invite persons to purchase a plot, apartment or building without registering the project with the regulator. 
  2. The Act is applicable all over India, except J&K. 

Which of the Statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only        

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q10. Recently it was observed that Ammonia levels in the Yamuna river, flowing into Delhi from Haryana, had reached nearly 3 parts per million (ppm), almost six times above the acceptable limit of 0.5ppm. Consider the following statements.

  1. Ammonia is a colourless and odourless gas and is used as an industrial chemical in the production of fertilisers, plastics, synthetic fibres, dyes and other products.
  2. Ammonia occurs naturally in the environment from the breakdown of organic waste matter.

Which of the Statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only        

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ques  Ans:

1-(b)   

2-(c)

3-(c)

4-(a)

5-(d)

6-(b)

7-(a)

8-(d)

9-(d)

10-(a)