Q1. Consider the following statements:
1. The ‘Miya’ community, which comprises descendants of Muslim migrants from Bangladesh, can be traced from the state of Assam.
2. Char-chaporis are shifting riverine islands of the Brahmaputra, which are primarily inhabited by the Miya community.        
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. With reference to the Paris climate change agreement, consider the following statements:
1. The Paris Agreement allows for a party to leave the deal at any time after three years from the date on which it entered into force for that state.    
2. At present, more than 190 nations are part of this agreement, including USA.         
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. Which of the following is/are the source of smog?
1. Barbecues
2. Lawnmowers        
3. Oil-based paints
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only    
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI):
1. The CBI is governed by the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act    
2. CBI needs consent of the state government in whose territorial jurisdiction, the CBI has to conduct an investigation.         
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. To recognize the significant contributions towards defining the survival tactics of Leishmania donovani, a scientist of CSIR-CDRI was awarded recently. In this context, which one of the following diseases is associated with Leishmania donovani?
(a) Elephantiasis
(b) Kala Azar
(c) Parkinson's disease
(d) Neisseria meningitides

Q6. Recently, a Data Maturity Assessment Framework was launched in the country, to evaluate the data ecosystems of
(a) Urban areas
(b) Island Territories in the Arabian Sea
(c) Revenue Villages
(d) None of the above

Q7. Consider the following statements:
1. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, is the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) of India.
2. CDSCO is responsible for approval of Drugs, Conduct of Clinical Trials and has control over the quality of imported Drugs 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 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), often seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. This process ignores the views of the People before granting final approval to any developmental project or activity.     
2. The draft EIA notification 2020, has exempted almost 40 different projects such as clay and sand extraction or foundations of buildings as well as the solar thermal power plants.    
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-(d)
4-(c)
5-(b)
6-(a)
7-(c)
8-(b)