1. Consider the following statements regarding South Asia Seasonal Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF)

  1. 1.It issues regional forecasts for the Southwest and Northeast monsoon seasons with the support of World Meteorological Organisation.
  2. 2.India is not a member country of this Forum.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.TRAI is a statutory Body.
  2. 2.TRAI grants licenses to the Telecom Service Providers.
  3. 3.The appeals against all the Telecom Dispute Settlements and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) orders go to the Supreme Court.
  4. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

3. In the context of crop residue burning in India, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.Punjab accounts for the maximum on-farm crop residue burning among all the states.
  2. 2.Among the different crops, the percentage of residue burning is the highest for wheat.
  3. 3.Crop residue burning is a punishable offence.
  4. 4.India has a national policy for the management of crop residue.
  5. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following forms a part of the government fiscal deficit?

 
 
 
 

5. The International Religious Freedom Report, 2020 was recently released by

 
 
 
 

6. With respect to the Asian Development Bank, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.It is modeled closely on the World Bank, and has a similar weighted voting system where votes are distributed in proportion with members’ capital subscriptions.
  2. 2.India is one of the Founding members of the Bank.
  3. 3.China holds the largest share in the ADB.
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Ethiopia is bordered by which of the following countries?

  1. 1.Eritrea
  2. 2.Djibouti
  3. 3.Somalia
  4. 4.Kenya
  5. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to PRACRITI, consider the following:

  1. 1.Its dashboard gives detailed State-wise and district-wise predictions of Covid-19 cases in India for a three-week period.
  2. 2.It accounts for the effect of different lockdown scenarios such as the effect of locking down district boundaries, and implementing different levels of lockdown within a district.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following, with regard to the ethinic group Chakmas and Hajongs:

  1. 1.The Chakmas are predominantly Buddhists, while Hajongs are Hindus.
  2. 2.They are found in northeast India, West Bengal, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
  3. 3.They fled from East Pakistan in 1964-65 and came to India and settled in Arunachal Pradesh.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. In context to Lunar map, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is called the Unified Geologic Map of the Moon.
  2. 2.It is the first ever digital, unified, global, geological map of the moon.
  3. 3.It is solly released by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa).
  4. Which of the statement given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

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