Q1. Recently, a resolution for the provision of a separate ‘Sarna Code’ for tribals has been passed in the state of Jharkhand. In this context, Sarna religion follows which one of the following tradition of worship?

(a) Worship of nature   

(b) Worship of ancestors

(c) Worship of mythological animals

(d) Worship of agricultural land

Q2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The line of Control (LoC) is a geographical line separating India and China, whereas line of Actual Control (LAC) separates India and Pakistan.
  2. LAC is geographically longer as compared to the LOC.

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 Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. The scheme was launched for 10 key sectors in a bid to boost India’s manufacturing capabilities and enhancing exports. 
  2. Under the scheme, the production-linked incentives will be offered for the sectors such as white goods manufacturing, pharmaceutical, textile, food products and solar photovoltaic cells.

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.  At present, Over The Top (OTT) platforms, or video streaming service providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and others, are functioning outside the ambit of government control in India.
  2. So far, the print has been regulated by the Press Council of India and Television, by the Cable Networks Regulation Act (2005).

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 regarding the Maritime cluster project, recently seen in the news:

  1. A maritime cluster is an agglomeration of firms, institutions, and businesses in the maritime sector that are geographically located close to each other.
  2. Recently, a unique maritime cluster has been proposed to be set at Kandla port of Gujarat.

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. Which one of the following national parks in the country has been declared as the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve recently?

(a) Kanha National park                

(b) Panna National park

(c) Nagarhole National park

(d) Gir National park

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
  2. Haiderpur wetland, which is a part of Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary, has been recently declared as a Ramsar site 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 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), consider the following statements:

  1. SCO is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation, originally created by five Asian countries.
  2. The Heads of State Council is the supreme decision-making body in the SCO, which adopts decisions and guidelines on all important matters of the organisation.

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-(a)

2-(d)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(a)

6-(b)

7-(a)

8-(c)