Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Contempt of Court:

  1. Contempt of court, seeks to protect judicial institutions from motivated attacks and unwarranted criticism and as a legal mechanism to punish those who lower its authority.
  2. The Contempt of Court Act was amended in 2006, to introduce truth as a valid defence, if it was in public interest.

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. Article 365 of the Constitution makes it mandatory for the state governments to follow and implement the directions of the Central government.
  2. The central government cannot deny the fund allocation to that state, even in case of non-implementation of its directions by the later.

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 Extradition processes in India, consider the following statements:

  1. There is no legislative basis for extradition in India.
  2. Consular, Passport and Visa division (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, is the nodal Authority that administers the Extradition Act and it processes incoming and outgoing Extradition Requests.

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. The acceptable limit of ammonia levels in drinking water is 0.5 ppm.
  2. When ammonia is present in water at high enough levels, it is difficult for aquatic organisms to sufficiently excrete the toxicant, leading to toxic buildup in internal tissues and potentially death.

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:

  1. Travancore Tortoises are only found in the limited hill country of south western India.
  2. These are one of the rarest tortoises, bred in captivity and are listed as ‘critically endangered’ in the IUCN red list.

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. Recently, Indian Naval Ship, Airavat, as a part of Mission Sagar-II provided assistance to Friendly Foreign Countries to overcome natural calamities and COVID-19 pandemic. Under the mission, the assistance was provided to the countries of

(a) South America       

(b) Central Asia

(c) Europe

(d) Africa

 

 

Q7. With reference to the Election Commission (EC) of India, consider the following statements:

  1. The Lok Sabha , Rajya Sabha , State legislatures, and offices of President and vice President elections falls under the ambit of the Election Commission.
  2. To curb the channelizing of black money through political route, the commission decided to strike more than 400 parties off ‘the income tax exemption on contributions and donations’ list.

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 Minimum Support Prices (MSP), consider the following statements:

  1.  The minimum support prices are announced by the Government of India at the beginning of the sowing season for certain crops, on the basis of the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP).
  2. Prices in the international markets and change therein, do not influence the MSPs 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

 

Q9. Consider the following statements.

  1. Bio-augmentation is a process where selected and standardized bacteria are added to an area that has been contaminated with an unwanted substance.
  2. The in-situ bioremediation includes elimination of waste materials and their collection from the contaminated site or place to assists microbial degradation.

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. Consider the following statements

  1. Soft currency is a currency which is hyper sensitive and fluctuates frequently.
  2. Australia Dollar is considered a soft currency.

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-(a)

6-(d)

7-(c)

8-(a)

9-(b)

10-(a)