Q1. Recently, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of India launched ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’, which is a 14-day virtual programme for the schoolchildren that seeks to develop technological solution. It was launched with which one of the following countries?
(a) Russia     
(b) China
(c) Japan
(d) USA

Q2. Warli painting is a tribal art, mostly done by Adivasi from
(a) Garhwal himalayas    
(b) Nilgiris
(c) Chotanagpur plateau
(d) North Sahyadri Range in India

Q3. Consider the following animal species:
1. Hyacinth macaws    
 2. Capuchin monkeys
3. Aldabra tortoises
Which of the species mentioned above is/are exotic in nature?
(a) 1 only    
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4. Consider the following statements:
1. Finance Commission is a constitutional body, formed by the President of India to give suggestions on centre-state financial relations.     
 2. The income distance criterion has been used by the 15th Finance Commission for the first time,   under which states with lower per capita income would be given a higher share to maintain equity among states.          
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. With reference to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), consider the following statements:
1. CCI is an ad-hoc body, established from time to time, whenever major trade decisions are taken by the government.    
2.  It consists of a Chairperson and six members, all appointed by the Central Government.        
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:
1. OPEC is a permanent intergovernmental organization of 13 oil-exporting developing nations that coordinates and unifies the petroleum policies of its Member Countries.    
 2. OPEC plus includes both the OPEC as well as Non-OPEC oil producing nations, including 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

Q7. Consider the following statements:
1. The famous Polavaram project is a multipurpose major terminal reservoir project for development of Irrigation, Hydro power and drinking water facilities.
 2.  The co-basin states in which the project would be undertaken, includes Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh on the main Godavari river as well as its tributaries.     
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. Pampore region is the only place in the world after Spain that cultivates saffron. This region is located in
(a) West Bengal    
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Jammu & Kashmir
(d) Karnataka

Ques  ans:
1-(a)
2-(d)
3-(d)
4-(a)
5-(b)
6-(a)
7-(c)
8-(c)