1. River Ken flows through which of the following Tiger Reserve?



2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The National Water Development Agency is responsible for the formulation of proposals of the linking of rivers.
  2. NWDA was tasked to prepare feasibility reports and give concrete shape to Peninsular Rivers Development Component of National Perspective.
  3. The task of Himalayan Rivers Development Component of National Perspectives is done by the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA).

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


3. Which of the following is/are favourable conditions for formation of the cyclone?

  1. Large sea surface with temperature higher than 27° C.
  2. Absence of the Coriolis force.
  3. Small variations in the vertical wind speed.
  4. A pre-existing weak low- pressure area or low-level-cyclonic circulation.
  5. Upper divergence above the sea level system.

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4. SpIN platform, sometimes seen in News is related to?



5. Consider the following statements:

  1. The frequency of very severe cyclonic storms has increased in recent years over the Arabian Sea. 
  2. However, this has not measurably increased the threat to India’s western coast, as most of these cyclones were making landfall in Oman and Yemen

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6. With referance to  Repo rate, consider the following:

  1. It is a rate at which RBI lends money only to scheduled banks.
  2. It is given to banks that are looking to meet their short-term financial needs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following, with regard to the electoral college that elects the Vice-President of India 

  1. The Electoral College for VP does not include nominated members from the Rajya Sabha.
  2. The Electoral College for VP includes members from the State Legislative Assemblies.

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8. Which of the following places are best known for the coastal red sand dunes? 

  1. Erra Matti Dibbalu in Andhra Pradesh
  2. Theri Desert in Tamil Nadu
  3. Padubidri Beach in Karnataka
  4. Puri Beach in Odisha

9. Consider the following statements with respect to EOS-06:

  1. It is an ocean observation satellite.
  2. Its payloads are of great significance to India’s blue economy aspirations.
  3. It carried the ARGOS – a communication payload jointly developed with France.
  4. It is a part of a joint project between NASA and ISRO to co-develop and launch a dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar on an Earth observation satellite.

How many of the given statements is/are correct?


10. Which among the following statements best describes the ‘B-21 Raider’ recently seen in News?


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