1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 87 of the Constitution of India enjoins that the Governor shall Address both the Houses assembled together at the commencement of the first Session after each general election to the Assembly.
  2. The Address of the Governor contains a review of the activities and Achievements of the Government during the previous year and their policy with regard to important internal problems as well as a brief account of the programme of Government Business for the session. 

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


2. Right to Education is enshrined in which of the articles of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Article 21A
  2. Article 45
  3. Article 44
  4. Article 47

Select the correct answer using the code given below


3. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Article 44 of the Indian Constitution’:

  1. The article states that ‘The State shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”.
  2. It is one of the Economic Social Principle of DPSP in Part IV of the Indian Constitution.
  3. Although the Indian constitution was compiled by Dr. BR Ambedkar, it was Pandit Nehru who introduced Article 44 to the constitution which sought to establish India’s status as a secular state.

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


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Only elected members of the State Legislative Assemblies can vote in a Rajya Sabha election.
  2. Vacancies that arise due to resignation, death or disqualification are filled up through by-polls after which those elected serve out the remainder of their predecessors’ term.
  3. The Delhi, Puducherry and J&K Assemblies elect members to the Rajya Sabha to represent the three UTs.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


5. Consider the following, with regard to Young Professionals Scheme between India and United Kingdom:

  1. It Is a part of India-U.K. Migration and Mobility Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2021.
  2. It permits their students to live and work in each other’s countries for a period of 3 years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. Consider the following with regard to Special Drawing Rights (SDR):

  1. It is an international reserve asset.
  2. It is a potential claim on the freely usable currencies of International Monetary Fund (IMF) members.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. In context to Kala-azar disease, consider the following statements:

  1. It is also known as Dumdum fever.
  2. It is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoa parasite Leishmania.
  3. In India, the disease is most common in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
  4. The symptoms of the disease include enlargement of the liver and spleen.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Consider the following statements: 

  1. The Malthusian Theory of Population stated that resources grow in Geometric Progression while Population Grows at Arithmetic Progression.
  2. Low Birth rates can eventually lead to a high dependency ratio in the population.

Which of the statements are correct?


9. With reference to organic farming in India, consider the following statements: 

  1. The National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) is operated under the guidelines and directions of the Union Ministry of Rural Development.
  2. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) functions as the Secretariat for the implementation of NPOP.
  3. Sikkim has become India’s first fully organic State.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. Indigo cultivation in India declined by the beginning of the 20th century because of: 



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