Q1. Go Electric’ Campaign, which was launched recently in the country, is an initiative of

(a) Ministry of power    

(b) NITI Aayog

(c) Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

(d) Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Option A is correct. Go Electric’ Campaign, which was launched recently in the country, is an initiative of Ministry of power.

 

Q2. Consider the following statements with respect to the High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT), often seen in the news:

  1. It is a type of field effect transistor (FET) that is used to offer a combination of low noise figure and very high levels of performance at microwave frequencies. 
  2. The key element that is used to construct an HEMT is the specialised PN junction.

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

Option C is correct.

Both statements are correct. High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT), is a type of field effect transistor (FET) that is used to offer a combination of low noise figure and very high levels of performance at microwave frequencies. The key element that is used to construct an HEMT is the specialised PN junction.     

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association of the technical textile industry in the India. 
  2. It is a government entity and plays an important role in policy making with respect to technical textiles.

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

Option A is correct.

Statement 1 is correct. The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association of the technical textile industry in the India.        

Statement 2 is incorrect. Given the fact that government policy have played a critical role in the advancement of technical textiles, ITTA is maintaining a close interaction with government of India in formulation of various policies focusing on removing the ambiguities in the system which are hampering the growth of the sector.

 

Q4. With reference to the Chambal River, consider the following statements:

  1. The Chambal River is located in northern India and flows through five Indian states.
  2. The main tributaries of Chambal include the Banas and Yamuna rivers on the left and the Parbati, Kali and Shipra rivers on the right.

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

Option D is correct

Both statements are incorrect. The Chambal River is located in northern India and flows through three Indian states: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.  The main tributaries of Chambal include the Banas and Mej rivers on the left and the Parbati, Kali, Sindh and Shipra rivers on the right.

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Q5. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. The PM SVANidhi was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for providing affordable Working Capital loan to migrant workers.
  2. To avail the loan, person should possess the required Certificate issued by Urban Local Bodies.

 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

Option B is correct.

Statement 1 is incorrect. The PM SVANidhi was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for providing affordable Working Capital loan to street vendors.

Statement 2 is correct. To avail the loan, a vendor should possess Certificate of Vending issued by Urban Local Bodies.

 

Q6. Equator passes through which one of the following places?

(a) Alps mountain

(b) Velds grassland

(c) Sahara desert

(d) Amazon forest

Option D is correct. Equator passes through the Amazon forest.

 

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as ‘World Habitat Day’, to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.
  2. Housing is a natural right and a catalyst for all fundamental rights. 

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

Option A is correct.

Statement 1 is correct. The United Nations designated the first Monday of October of every year as ‘World Habitat Day’, to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.        

Statement 2 is incorrect. Housing is a human right and a catalyst for all other fundamental rights. 

 

Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI):

  1. It is a constitutional body formed for overall supervision and development of the Insurance sector in India.
  2. It has launched ‘Saral Jeevan Bima’ yojana recently, which have same features, benefits, inclusions and exclusions across all life insurers, though the prices may differ.

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

Option B is correct.

Statement 1 is incorrect. IRDAI is a statutory body formed under an Act of Parliament, for overall supervision and development of the Insurance sector in India.

Statement 2 is correct. It has launched ‘Saral Jeevan Bima’ yojana recently, which have same features, benefits, inclusions and exclusions across all life insurers, though the prices may differ.    

Ques  Ans:

1-(a)

2-(c)

3-(a)

4-(d)

5-(b)

6-(d)

7-(a)

8-(b)