Q1.  Consider the following:
 The term refers to scenarios in which a judge issues a ruling that overlooks legal precedents or past constitutional interpretations in favor of protecting individual rights and serving a broader social or political agenda. Which one of the following terms has been mentioned here?
(a) Judicial Activism    
(b) Judicial Review
(c) Contempt of court
(d) Original jurisdiction of the court

Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. World Energy Investment report is annually published by the International Energy Agency.
 2. In the last six years, India has increased its installed renewable energy capacity by two and a half times and it is growing at the fastest speed among all major countries.        
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. Consider the following statements:
1. Bioluminescence has been an observed occurrence along the west coast of India.
 2. This natural phenomenon is characterised by the emission of light produced by phytoplanktons, commonly known as dinoflagellates.         
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. Recently, a National Maritime Domain Awareness centre, has been established for Indian Navy in the country.
 2. In 2018, the Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean region (IFC-IOR) was set up, to coordinate with regional countries on maritime country and act as a regional repository of maritime data.     
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. Warli is the largest tribe found in north-eastern India.
 2. Women of this tribe are mainly engaged in the creation of ‘Warli paintings’ using natural colours, which only depicts the deities worshipped by them
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. A sin tax is levied on specific goods and services, as determined by various state governments.
2. Examples of sin taxes include those on cigarettes, alcohol, gambling and even sugary drinks.
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 National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) has set the target of 20-30% reduction of air pollution by 2024.
2. Right to clean air is recognised as part of fundamental right under article 19 of the constitution of 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

Q8. . With reference to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), consider the following statements:
1. APEDA under the ministry of commerce and industry, is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development of scheduled products.
2. Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products are within the ambit of APEDA.
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-(c)
3-(c)
4-(b)
5-(d)
6-(b)
7-(a)
8-(c)