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Preliminary- 2021 Current Affairs Test

Based on May,2020 Current affairs, Website:, www.iasdarbar.com, www.stepupias.com www.onestepwithajaymishra.com

1. Consider the following statements :-

1.Vishwa-Bharti 

2.National Anthem of India

3.Bhanusimha

4.Navjyoti

Which of the following is/are associated with Rabindranath Tagore?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.
 

2.Consider the following statements regarding Konark Temple:-

1. it was built in 13th century

2. King Narsingh Dev first of Chalukya Dynasty  is responsible for its establishment

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

3. Consider the following statements regarding Rankinkar Baiji:-

1.He was sculptor and painter

2. He was born in Tamilnadu. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

4.Purandar Das is considered Pitamah of which of the following?

a. Carnatic music

b. Kathak Kali

c. Bharatanatyam

d. kalaripayattu 

5.Which of the following is correct regarding Gopal Krishna Gokhale?

1. he was born after the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

2. he was political Guru of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

6.Recently US President has talked about Pearl Harbour? consider the following statements regarding Pearl Harbour-:

1. Germany attacked Pearl Harbour in 1941.

2. Pearl Harbour was attacked in  response to Economic sanctions on Japan by the US.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

7.Sample registration system was in news.Which of the following is surveyed under the sample registration system?

1.Infant mortality rate

2.National Birth Rate

3.Density in India

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.

8.Consider the following statements regarding garbage free star rating-:

1. it is an Attempt to make swachh Bharat mission (urban) successful.

2.Star rating is given by UN HABITAT 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

9.Recently super cyclone  Amphan  was seen in Bay of Bengal. what is the condition which is responsible for origin of a tropical cyclone?

1.  Low salinity

2.  A high temperature(more than 27 degree c) of the seawater

3. Vertical convergence of the Wind.

 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1&2 are correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.

10.Which of the following are beyond the purview of GST?

1. Electricity

2. Wine

3.Aviation turbine fuel 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1&2 are correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.

11.”Darbar move” was recently in news. it is related to which of the following state/UT?

a. Jammu and Kashmir union territory

b. Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu union territory

c. Puducherry UT

d. National capital territory of Delhi
 

12. SARFAESI act 2002 was recently in news: Which of the following is correct regarding this act?

1. Auction of the properties are allowed under this act.

2. Banking done by cooperative societies  does not come under the purview of this act. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

13.Anuradha Bhasin case (2020) is related to which of the following?

a.Freedom of  speech and expression

b. Right to life

c. Right against exploitation

d. Right to religion
 

14.Recently A.P.Shah  Commission was in news . which of the following are the recommendations of this Commission?

 1.Abolition of death sentences

 2.He recommended this only for the non-terrorist cases 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

15.Which of the following is correct regarding  objectives of NALSA act?

1. To Organise Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes. 

2. To Provide free legal aid in civil and criminal matters for the poor and marginalised people. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

16.Recently National judicial appointment Commission was in news. which of the following is / are correct regarding this?

1. It was related to appointment of the judges

2. An article 129 (a )was to be added in the Indian Constitution. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

17.Which of the following is / are are financial committee of the Parliament?

1. Committee on public sector undertaking 

2. Public accounts committee

3. Estimate committee.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct 

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.
 

18.Which of the following protect the rights of the tribal community?

1. Forest Rights act 2006

2.PESA

3.CAMPA

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.
 

19.Which of the following is / are part of the delimitation commission?

1.A serving or retired judge of the Supreme Court as the chairperson. 

2.The Chief Election Commissioner or Election Commissioner nominated by the CEC. 

3.The State Election Commissioner as ex-officio members. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.

20.Consider the following statements regarding state election commission-:

1. State election commission  is responsible for conducting elections of the local body in the state

2. He can be removed By the Governor on the Recommendation of state assembly. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct
D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

21.Consider the following statements regarding One Nation,One Ration Card:-

1. it will help migrant labours in getting ration in any part of India.

2. it will also stop  duplicacy of the ration cards in India.

3.Uttar Pradesh & Tamilnadu opposed the proposal of one Nation one ration card

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


22. Consider the following statements regarding CRAR( capital to risk-weighted assets ratio)-:

1. higher ratio shows high risk  for banks

2. Basel 3 has stipulated 8% CRAR

3.  RBI has required of maintaining 9% CRAR.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


23. Which of the following is not insured by DICGC?


1. Deposits of foreign governments. 

2. Deposits of central/state governments. 

3. Inter-bank deposits


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


24. Consider the following statements regarding interstate migrant labour act- 1979

1. The Act seeks to regulate the employment of inter-State migrants and their conditions of service.

2. The principal employer is prohibited from employing inter-State workmen without a certificate of registration.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


25.Absolute liability principle is related to which of the following?

1. Hazardous industry

2. Preventing incidences of deforestation


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


26.Shekatkar committee Is related to which of the following?

1.  To enhance combat capability of the armed forces. 

2.  To increase operational efficiency of the telecommunication sector.

3.  For Better efficiency of the taxation system in India.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


27.Which of the following is correctly matched  regarding new criteria of MSME?


1.Micro-Investment less than 1 cr.

2.Small- Turnover less than 10 Cr.

3. Medium- Investment less than 20 Cr.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1&3 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


28.Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS) was launched recently.Consider the following statements regarding this-:


  1. Its objective is to give a boost to domestic defence and aerospace manufacturing.

  2. The projects under the Scheme will be provided with up to 75% government funding in the form of ‘Grant-in-Aid’. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.



29.Consider the following statements regarding ‘J&K Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020-: 

1. eligible non-locals can also apply for the certificate

2.There is a timeline of 15 days for issuance of certificates.

3.Any officer not able to issue the certificate would be penalised ₹50,000.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


30.’Labour’ falls under which of the following?

a.Union list of the constitution

b. concurrent list of the constitution

c. state list of the constitution

d. both Union and State list


31.Which of the following comes under the Regulatory purview of TRAI ?

1.Regulating Tariff

2.Quality of service, 

3.Direct To Home (DTH) services

4.mobile number portability. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


32.Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) is :-

1.It is a Pension Scheme exclusively for the senior citizens aged 60 years and above.

2. Only Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India has been given the  responsibility to implement this scheme.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.



33. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) -:


1. The aim is to bring about the Blue Revolution 

2. The Scheme will be implemented during a period of 5 years from FY 2020-21 to FY 2029-30.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct 

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


34.Which of the following is / are Eligibility criteria for PM Ujjwala Yojana : 

1. Applicant must a woman above the age of 18 and a citizen of India. 

2. Applicant should belong to a BPL (Below Poverty Line) household.

3. No one in the applicant’s household should own an LPG connection.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


35.Which of the following are the objectives of the MNREGA?

1.To guarantee right to work

2.Social inclusion 

3. Preventing migration from urban area to rural area


Which of the following is/are NOT correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 1 & 2 

C. All 1,2 & 3

D. Only 3


36.Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) can be  caused by Which of the following?

1,Virus

2.Bacteria

3.Fungus

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 1 & 2 

C. All 1,2 & 3

D. Only 3


37. Which of the following terms related to covid-19

1.‘COVID toe’ 

2.Chilblains

3.Cytokines storm

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 1 & 2 

C. All 1,2 & 3

D. Only 3


38.Consider the following statements regarding African Swine Fever (ASF) -:


1. it has almost hundred percent death rate.

2. it is a Zoonotic disease

3. it spreads in pig

4. Recently it is spread in Tamilnadu.


Which of the following is/are NOT correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 2 &4 

C. All 1,2 & 3

D. Only 3


39.Consider the following statements regarding Global nutrition report?


1.The Global Nutrition Report was conceived following the first Nutrition for Growth Initiative Summit (N4G) in 2013.


2. India is also the country with the highest rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


40.What is DIKSHA ?

a. One nation-one digital platform

b.  one Nation one ration card

c.  one Nation one educational platform

d. one Nation one tax

41. Which of the following allopathic medicines were attempted to cure covid-19

1.Remdesivir; 

2.Lopinavir/Ritonavir;

3.Hydroxychloroquine

4.Coronil 


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


42.. What is Stringency Index? 

1.A Stringency Index created by Oxford University

2.It measures the effort of a country in handling covid-19

3. A higher index score indicates a lower level of stringency.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


43. Consider the following statements regarding UMANG:-

1. It provides all the government services at one platform.

2. it was launched in 2020.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect


44.Gilgit-Baltistan region of India  makes boundary with which of the following-:

1.  Afghanistan

2. Tajikistan

3. China

4. Iran 


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


45.Mission Sagar was launched by India to assist island countries of

1.  Indian Ocean

2. Pacific Ocean

3. Caribbean countries


Which of the following is/are NOT correct?

A. Only 1

B. Only 1 & 2

C. All 1,2 & 3 

D. Only 2 & 3 


46.Which of the following is correctly matched?

1.Nakula Sector- Sikkim

2.Pangong Tso- Jammu & Kashmir UT

3.Cho Lhamu- Laddakh region


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


47.Consider the following statements regarding Pangong Tso

1.It is formed from Tethys geosyncline. 

2.It is 2nd Largest Fresh water lake in India. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.




48.Which of the following is / are correctly matched?

1.Kalpani-Uttrakhand

2.Lipulekh-Sikkim

3.Nathula-Laddakh


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


49. Consider the following statements regarding Hong Kong-:

1.Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. 

2.It has observed a “one country, two systems” policy since 1947.

3.It was a colony of Britain


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


50.Consider the following statements regarding  BOBBLE: 

1.BoBBLE is a joint India-UK project. 

2.It seeks to examine the impact of ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) on the monsoon system.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.



51.Consider the following statements regarding  Non Alignment Movement-:

1.Azerbaijan is the president of the grouping from 2019-2022 

2.NAM is the second-largest platform globally in terms of country membership after the UN. 

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


52.What is the “Open Skies” treaty? 


1.The treaty allows all UN members to surveillance each others territory. 

2.It was signed in 1992 and went into effect in 2002. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


53.What is the new name of Iranian currency?

a.Rial

b.Toman

c.Dinar

d.Asharfi


54. Consider the following statements regarding the West Bank? 

1.It is a landlocked territory near the Black sea.

2.It also makes a boundary with the dead sea.



Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


55.Which of the following is  at the coast of Pacific Ocean?

1.Sinai Peninsula

2.Gaza strip

3.Golan Heights 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2 & 3 are incorrect


56.Consider the following statements regarding Taiwan-:

1.Taiwan is not a part of the WHO 

2.Taiwan is a member of the World Trade Organization.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


57. Lop Nur test site was Recently in news. this belongs to which of the following country?

a.China

b.North Korea

c.USA

d.Russia


58. Which of the following is responsible for implementation of the UN convention on law of the sea?

a.The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf 

b. Antarctica treaty

c.  UNSC

d. UN General Assembly


59. Which of the following country passed Uighur rights Bill  recently?

a.USA

b.China

c.India

d.Tajikistan


60. UN the “Lost at Home” report was published by which of the following?

a.UNICEF

b.UNDP

c. UNHABITAT

d.Sustainable development solutions network

61. What is AIIB? 

1.Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.

2.It is headquartered in Shanghai.

3.It commenced operations in 2020. 


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


62.Which of the following countries are the members of the Shanghai cooperation organisation(SCO)

1.Russia

2.Kazakhstan

3.Tajikistan


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.



63.Consider the following statements regarding  International Telecommunication Union (ITU):

1. It is an agency of the United Nations (UN).

2.Originally founded in 1865, as the International Telegraph Union, 

3.It’s headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.

4.The ITU is the oldest existing international organization. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


64.Consider the following statements regardingBRICS-:

1. It was established in 2014, at the 6th BRICS Summit at Fortaleza, Brazil. 

2.The bank will be headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


65. consider the following statements regarding Voluntary retention route (VRR) scheme 1. It allows FPIs to participate in repo transactions 

2.It  also allows investors to invest in exchange traded funds that invest in debt instruments. 

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


66.Consider the following statements regarding Coir geotextile? 

1.Coir is a 100% natural fiber, obtained from a renewable source – the coconut husk.

2.This fibre does not need any chemical treatment.

3.It is not biodegradable.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


67. consider the following statements regarding Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana-:

1.Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana will be launched by Chhattisgarh government 

2.It ensures “minimum income availability” to farmers,women & sc/st of the state through direct bank transfer. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


68.International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its Global Energy Review 2020 report.Which of the following is correct regarding this?

1.  Global energy demand is projected to fall six per cent in 2020. 

2. This will be steepest decline in percentage terms in 70 years.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


69.Which of the following is released by International Energy agency

 1.Global Energy & CO2 Status Report. 

2. World Energy Outlook. 

3. Energy Technology Perspectives.

4.Energy for all

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


70.According to recent survey by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), which of the following is / are correct?

1.India has reduced the energy intensity by 20% compared to 2005 level.

2.Ujala programme has helped in increasing energy efficiency in India. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


71.Global Energy Transition index is released by which of the following

a. world economic forum

b. World Bank

c. International Energy agency

d. IPCC


72.  consider the following statements-:

1.In 1974, India conducted its first nuclear test, codenamed “Smiling Buddha”, 

2. In 2001, India detonated three nuclear bombs in the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range.


 Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


73.Consider the following statements regarding UV rays-:

1.UV light from the sun has shorter wavelengths than visible light 

2.They are not visible to the naked eye. 

 Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


74.Which of the following is / are help in testing Corona patient?

1.RT- PCR  

2.RT- LAMP

3.MBT Test


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


75.Which of the following is correct regarding Magnetosphere?: 

1.It is the region around a planet dominated by the planet’s magnetic field. 

2.Earth has the Weakest magnetic field  because of its rocking nature. 


 Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


76.What is solar minimum?

a. when  Sun spots are clearly visible

b. when sunspots are not clearly visible

c. when solar winds are high.

d. Both a&c are correct.


77.Consider the following statements regarding black rice of Manipur-:

1. it was recently given G I tag

2.It is  also called Chak Hao. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

78.Which of the following has been recently given G I tag?

 

1.Gorakhpur Terracotta 

2.Kadalai Mittai of Kovilpatti. 

3.Radhepur Cotton


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


79.Which of the following is correct regarding G I tag

1. it is given to both men made product as well as natural product

2. it is given to community and not individual

3. it is  conferred for lifetime.


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


80.e-RMB Is the Digital currency of which of the following country?

a.India

b.UAE

c.Soudi Arab

d.None of the above


81.What is ANITA which was recently in news? 

a.A radio telescope 

b.Fighter jet

c. A mission  of India at Antarctica

d. none of the above. 


82. Consider the following statements regarding neutrinos-:

1.They are high-energy charged particles

2.When they pass through the human body,  they can be detrimental. 

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.

83.Consider the following statements regarding 5 G club-:

1. There would be 10  democratic countries in this club

2. India is one of the proposed members.

3.This club was proposed by USA 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


84.Which of the following is / are part of the jalshakti Abhiyan 

1.Rejuvenation of the traditional water bodies. 

2. Desilting of ponds and lakes. 

3. Encroachments removal in the water bodies. 

4. Catchment area treatment. 

5. Providing piped water to 115 district. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 & 2 are correct

B. Only 1 & 3 are correct

C. Only 1,2,3 & 4 are correct

D. All 1,2,3,4 & 5 are correct.


85.Consider the following statements regarding Sundarbans which was recently in news-:

1.The Indian Sundarban constitutes over 60% of the country’s total mangrove forest area. 2.It is the 27th Ramsar Site in India,

3.The Indian Sundarban has not become a part of  UNESCO world heritage site till now.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


86.Consider the following statements regarding Convention on Migratory species (CMS) 

1.it is also known as Bonn Convention

2.Appendix 1  of this convention helps in protecting the migratory species. 

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


87.Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020 has been released by Which of the following organisation recent 

a.The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

b.UNHABITAT

c.World Economic Forum

d.World Bank


88.Which of the following is correct  as per the report of Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020-: 

1.Forest area has declined all across the world in the past three decades

2.The rate of forest loss has also declined due to the growth of sustainable management. 

3.The area of naturally regenerating forests worldwide decreased since 1990.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


89.Tadoba Andhari tiger Reserve Was recently in news. consider the following statements regarding this-:

1. It is Goa’s oldest and largest national park. 

2. Andheri river passes through this National Park.


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


90. a High Level Working Group under the Chairmanship of Dr. Kasturirangan was Set up to give recommendation on which of the following?

a.conservation of Western Ghat

b. conservation of eastern Himalayas

c. preservation of hope spots

d. conservation of  ecological  hotspots of India 


91.Consider the following statements regarding Eco-Sensitive Areas? 

1.They are located within 10 kms around Protected Areas, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. 

2.They are notified under Environment Protection Act 1986. 


Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


92.Consider the following statements regarding Western Ghats-:

1.It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

2.It is one of the eight “hottest hot-spots” of biological diversity in the world. 

3.The Western Ghats are older than the Himalayas


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


93.Stubble burning is Often seen in news. which of the following is correct regarding advantages of stubble burning: 

1. It quickly clears the field and is the cheapest alternative. 

2. It protects weeds.

3. Kills slugs and other pests. 

4. Can reduce nitrogen tie-up. 


Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 & 2 are correct

B. Only 1,3 & 4 are correct

C. Only 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. All 1,2,3 & 4 are correct.


94.Consider the following statements regarding Styrene gas-:

1.It is a flammable liquid that is used in the manufacturing of polystyrene plastics. 

2.It is also found in vehicle exhaust, cigarette smoke, 

3.It  is also found in natural foods like fruits and vegetables. 

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


95. Which gas caused Bhopal gas tragedy

a. methyl isocyanate gas 

b. mustard gas

c. carbon monoxide

d.None of the above


96.Consider the following statements regardingBru tribe-:

1.The Brus are also referred to as the Reangs,  

2.In Mizorum, they are recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group.

Which of the following is/are correct?


A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 2 is correct

C. Both 1 & 2 are correct

D. Both 1 & 2 are incorrect.


97.”Eventbot” Which was recently is in news is a-:

A.Trojan

b.Spyware

c.Virus

d.Worm


98.Hezbollah was recently in news. consider the following statements regarding his Hezbollah-:

1.The Hezbollah is a Shia Islamist political party 

2.It is based in Lebanon

3.Germany has recently classified the organization Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

Which of the following is/are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct

B. Only 1 & 2 are correct

C. All 1,2 & 3 are correct

D. Only 2 & 3 are correct.


99.Thrissur Pooram is a festival of which of the following state?

a.Kerala

b.Karnataka

c.Tamilnadu

d.Maharashtra


100. ATULYA is a-:

a.microwave steriliser to disintegrate coronavirus

b. it is an app for  promoting tourism in India.

c. A talent hunt by Ministry of HRD

d. none of the above. 

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