1. With respect to the Build Own Operate and Transfer (BOOT), consider the following statements:

  1. BOOT (build, own, operate, transfer) is a public-private partnership (PPP) project model in which a private organization conducts a large development project under contract to a public-sector partner, such as a government agency.
  2. The public-sector partner may provide limited funding or some other benefit (such as tax-exempt status) and the private-sector partner assumes the risks associated with planning, constructing, operating and maintaining the project without any specified time period.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


2. Which of the following diseases are considered to be zoonotic?

  1. COVID-19
  2. Zika
  3. African Swine Fever
  4. AIDS

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3. Consider the following statements:

  1. In India, the right to strike is not a fundamental right but a legal right and with this right statutory restriction is attached in the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947. 
  2. In India, the right to protest is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution of India.
  3. Right to strike has also been recognised by the conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


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

  1. Six Degree – separates Indira Point and Channel   Indonesia
  2. Eight Degree – separates Lakshadweep Channel   and the Maldives
  3. Ten Degree – separates the Andaman Channel   Islands and the Nicobar   Islands

5. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Blue Helmets are the military personnel of the U.N. that work alongside the U.N. Police and civilian colleagues to promote “stability, security, and peace processes”.
  2. The Indian Army deployed the first-ever all-women contingent in Sudan in 2007.
  3. Abyei is an area on the border between South Sudan and Sudan.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. With reference to the Pandemic Disease, which of the statement(s) given below is/are not correct?

  1. It is the sudden increase in the number of cases of a disease, more than what’s typically expected for the population in that area.
  2. The WHO provides an influenza pandemic alert system, with a scale ranging from Phase 1 (a low risk of a flu pandemic) to Phase 6 (a full-blown pandemic).
  3. The last recorded Pandemic disease before COVID-19 is the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in the year 2013.

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7. Sagol Kangjei, an ancient traditional form of modern polo, was played in the State of:



8. Consider the following with regard to International Hockey Federation:

  1. It is recognised by the International Olympic Committee.
  2. It is the sole governing body for Hockey throughout the world.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. In context to Pradhan Mantri Gati Shakti Programme, consider the following:

  1. It aims to improve the transportation and logistics sector of the country.
  2. It could lead to increasing the turnaround time at ports.
  3. It will include only new planned initiatives of ministries.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. Which of the following statements about the Paris Climate Agreement is incorrect?



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