Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are man-made proteins that act like human antibodies in the immune system.
2. Naked mAbs have no drug or radioactive material attached to them and are the most common type of mAbs used to treat cancer.     
 Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
 (a) 1 only    
(b) 2 only
 (c) Both 1 and 2    
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q2. The Durand Line, sometimes seen in the news, separates
(a) Afgahnistan and Pakistan    
(b) India and Afghanistan
(c) China and Afghanistan
(d) India and China

Q3. With reference to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), consider the following statements:
1. The functions and powers of the Security Council are to investigate any dispute or situation which might lead to international friction.
2. The "Arria-formula meetings” are very informal, confidential gatherings which enable Security Council members to have a frank and private exchange of views.         
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.  In 2016, India signed a 15-year contract with the International Seabed Authority for exploration of Poly-Metallic Sulphides (PMS) in the Indian Ocean.    
 2. Poly-Metallic Sulphides (PMS), are composed of five metals, among which sulphur is abundantly present.     
 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. NASA’s Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, oftn seen in the news, has been designed to monitor the
(a) Sun’s outer surface
 (b) Oceans
(c) Exoplanets
(d) Outer atmosphere

Q6. Which one of the following state governments has recently announced to set up, countries’ first ‘cow cabinet’?
(a) Uttarakhand
 (b) Haryana
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Q7. With reference to the Cryptocurrencies, consider the following statements:
1. A cryptocurrency is a virtual currency that is secured by cryptography, which makes it nearly impossible to counterfeit or double-spend.      
2. Ethereum is a decentralized software platform that enables Smart Contracts and Decentralized Applications, to be built and run without any downtime, fraud or interference from a third party.    
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. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin is a social welfare program, initiated to meet the objectives of the “Housing for All” scheme by the year 2022.
 2. 100% financing will be offered by the Central government for the construction of houses in all the states as well as Union Territories.    
 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-(c)
4-(a)
5-(b)
6-(d)
7-(c)
8-(a)