1. With respect to the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.PMBJP is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices through special Kendra’s known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
  2. 2.National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is the implementing agency of PMBJP
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With respect to the generic medicine, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1.Under the Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 generic medicines are those which contain same amount of active ingredient(s) in same dosage form and are intended to be administered by the same route of as that of branded medicine.
  2. 2.Drugs manufactured in India, irrespective of whether they are generic or branded, are required to comply with the same standards as prescribed in the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945 made thereunder for their quality.
  3. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

3. With respect to the differences between the commercial banks and the Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC), which of the statements are correct?

  1. 1.Commercial banks can accept demand deposits whereas the NBFCs cannot accept demand deposits.
  2. 2.Commercial Banks form a part of the payment and settlement system and issue cheques drawn on it, while NFCCs cannot do so.
  3. 3.Deposit insurance facility of Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation is not available to depositors of NBFCs, unlike in case of commercial banks.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following, with regard to Pulse Oximeter:

  1. 1.It is a test used to measure the oxygen level (oxygen saturation) of the blood.
  2. 2.It measures the saturation of oxygen in red blood cells (RBCs) and can be attached to a person’s fingers, toes, nose, feet, ears or forehead.
  3. 3.It is easy and painless and the device can be reused or disposed of after use.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to Pulitzer Prize, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is awarded in the name of Joseph Pulitzer.
  2. 2.It was established in 1917 and is administered by Columbia University and Pulitzer Prize Board.
  3. 3.It is awarded for outstanding public service and achievement in American journalism, letters, and music.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to International Space Station (ISS), consider the following:

  1. 1.It circles the Earth in roughly 92 minutes and completes 15.5 orbits per day.
  2. 2.It is a joint project between two participating space agencies NASA (United States) and Roscosmos (Russia)
  3. It serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements regarding Digital Taxation:

  1. 1.It is associated with the taxation of companies that derive large revenues from countries through their digital presence instead of physical presence.
  2. 2.As of now, India has made no provisions related to digital taxation.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements with reference to 5G vis-a-vis 4G

  1. 1.5G technology will use higher frequency radio bands.
  2. 2.It will require a lesser number of cell towers to function.
  3. 3.The peak speed of 5G will be 1000 times greater than the speed of 4G.
  4. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements with respect to the impacts of ocean acidification:

  1. 1.Ocean acidification has increased the frequency of acid rains in the coastal areas.
  2. 2.It has brought down the pH of the ocean water to an average of 6.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following best describes an Internet Cookie?

 
 
 
 

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