1. Consider the following statements:
  2. India’s per capita greenhouse gas emission is among the highest in the world.
  3. China, US & India are the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world.

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

 

  1. Pneumosil was recently seen in the news. What does this refer to?

(a) A new variety of grass recently found in Western Ghats

(b) A new app developed for agricultural market information

(c) India’s first fully indigenously developed pneumococcal vaccine

(d) None of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements with respect to Yaogan-33:
  2. It is a remote sensing satellite which was recently sent into space.
  3. It is a joint venture of India and Japan.

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

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Cryptocurrency:
  2. The US is the first country to allow listing of cryptocurrencies as an asset class on exchanges.
  3. China allows people to invest in blockchain as a digital currency.

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

 

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Geminids meteor shower:
  2. The Geminids meteor showers are unique because their origin lies in a comet.
  3. When a meteor reaches the Earth, it is called a meteorite.

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

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Technology:
  2. The technology enables two communicating sides to come up with random secret keys shared by both of them and known exclusively to them.
  3. The technology has been developed by ISRO and CDAC.

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

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the New PCPIR policy 2020-35:
  2. The Centre is expected to provide Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of up to 20 per cent for infrastructure projects in PCPIRs.
  3. Policy recommended that the Centre assist the state governments in identifying an anchor unit for every PCPIR.

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

 

  1. WHO released The WHO’s World Malaria Report (WMR) 2020. Consider the following statements regarding the India’s Progress:
  2. India is the only high endemic country which has reported a decline of per cent in 2019 as compared to 2018.
  3. Odisha state has the highest percentage decline in Malaria cases.

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