Q1. The terms Amphan, Nisarga, Gati and Nivar, sometimes seen in the news, are the names of
(a) Tropical Cyclones    
 (b) Cotton textiles    
 (c) Farming festivals
 (d) Water conservation systems

Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. The most commonly used technology used for the desalination is, reverse osmosis.    
2. The Minjur Desalination Plant, which is India's first and largest Sea Water Desalination Project, is located in the state of Tamil Nadu.        
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. Siliguri corridor, sometimes seen in the news, is bordered by which of the following countries?
(a) Pakistan
 (b) Bhutan    
 (c) Myanmar
 (d) Afghanistan
 
Q4. Consider the following statements:
1. The National Crisis Management Committee was formed to review the preparedness of the authorities, during the onset of disasters.
 2. National Crisis Management Committee is chaired by the Prime Minister.
 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 G-20 summit, consider the following statements:
1. It was formed with the sole objective of handling global financial crisis.     
2. India has been slated to host the summit in 2022, after the Osaka declaration.        
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. With reference to the Ordinances issued in India, consider the following statements:
1.  An ordinance is a law, and could introduce legislative changes.     
2. After the ordinance is notified, it is to be laid before Parliament within 6 weeks of its first sitting.    
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. Under National Food Security Mission, the state government provides 100% grants to the farmers depending upon their prospective projects.
 2. Under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, the subsidies are being provided to the farmers for the development of the machineries to improve the productivity of the farms.    
 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. A term ‘Taper tantrum’, often seen in the news, is related to which one of the following?
(a) Pandemic disease    
 (b) Fall in education standards
 (c) Agricultural losses
 (d) Shocking financial policies

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