Q1. The World Malaria Report (WMR) 2020 has been released by WHO recently. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. The report tracks investments in malaria programmes and research, as well as progress across all intervention areas, like prevention, diagnosis, treatment and surveillance.    
 2. India is the only high endemic country which has reported a decline of 17.6% in 2019 as compared to 2018.          
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

Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. Recently, the government of India has created an “Apex Committee for Implementation of Paris Agreement (AIPA)” to interact with officials across the government departments, to drive a coordinated approach to the nation’s climate change goals under the 2015 Paris Agreement.    
 2. India’s NDC’s primarily target by 2030 is the reduction in the emissions intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 33 to 35 percent.        
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. Biological weapons are microorganisms like virus, bacteria, fungi, or other toxins that are produced and released deliberately to cause disease and death in humans, animals or plants.
 2. Phosgene is a biological agent, which is mainly used as a bioweapon.        
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. Sumdorong Chu Valley, recently seen in the news, forms border between
(a) India and Bangladesh        
(b) India and China
(c) India and Pakistan
(d) India and Nepal

Q5. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, which is sometimes seen in the news, has its application in which of the following?
(a) In identifying fractures in the structure of any material.    
(b) For measuring the magnetic flux of the material.
(c) In cameras of satellites
(d) To determine type, quantity and arrangement of atoms in chemical systems.

Q6. Consider the following statements:
1. Overall percentage of persons with disability in India is around 2.2 per cent, according to the latest National Statistical Office (NSO) survey.
 2. Among disables, more than half are illiterates, as per the survey.         
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. With reference to the Directive Principles of State Policies (DPSPs) in India, consider the following statements:
1. DPSPs are the justiciable part of the Constitution, which suggests that a person can enforce them in the Court.
2. The Concept of DPSP is an indigenous one.        
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. An NRI can vote in any of the constituency, where the elections are being held in the country.    
 2. He/she can only vote in person and will have to produce the passport in original at the polling station for establishing identity.        
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-(c)
3-(a)
4-(b)
5-(d)
6-(a)
7-(d)
8-(b)