Q1. It is one of longest migrating small bird which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe and the Palearctic. It has been sighted for the first time in the country at Punchakkari in Kerala recently. Which of the following has been referred here?
(a) Siberian Crane    
(b) Long-billed pipit
(c) Greater Flamingo
(d) Willow warbler

Q2. A term ‘Five Eyes’ recently seen in the news, is a/an
(a) Alliance of the five Anglophone countries set up during the Cold War     
(b) Name of recently discovered Black hole
(c) ISRO’s mission to Mars
(d) None of the above

Q3. With reference to the Global HIV Prevention Coalition, consider the following statements:
1. It was formed in 2017, with the co-participation of organizations such as United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAID) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
2. It seeks to achieve the targets of the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS, including a 75% reduction in HIV infections.    
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 Parliament and State legislatures elections falls under the ambit of the Election Commission.    
 2. While the national and state parties across the country have “reserved” symbols, thousands of unrecognized regional parties that pop up before elections, are allotted “free” sysmbols by the Election Commission.    
 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. National Health Authority aims to create a seamless online platform through the provision of a wide-range of data, information and infrastructure services, while ensuring the security, confidentiality and privacy of health-related personal information.    
2. National Digital Health Mission is the apex body responsible for implementing India’s flagship public health insurance scheme called “Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
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. The Chapare virus is a newly discovered virus that can be transmitted among humans through body fluids. It can be transmitted through direct contact with the
(a) Infected bats
 (b) Infected rodents
(c) Infected fishes
(d) Infected cattles

Q7. With reference to the Small Finance Bank, consider the following statements:
1. Local Area Banks cannot be converted into the Small Finance Banks.    
2. There is no foreign shareholding in the small finance bank.     
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. Consider the following statements:
1. The concept of ‘Inner Line’ was drawn by colonial rulers, to separate the tribal-populated hill areas in the Northeast from the plains.    
2. The Citizenship Amendment Act, which relaxes eligibility criteria for certain categories of migrants from three countries seeking Indian citizenship, exempts certain categories of areas, including those protected by the Inner Line system.        
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-(d)
2-(a)
3-(c)
4-(c)
5-(d)
6-(b)
7-(d)
8-(c)