1. Consider the following statements:

  1. There is no mention of the term ‘Central government’ in the Constitution of India.
  2. Even though there is no reference to the ‘Central government’ in the Constitution, the General Clauses Act, 1897 gives a definition for it. 

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


2. Which of the following comes under the concept of Cooperative Federalism?

  1. GST Council
  2. NITI Aayog
  3. Interstate Council
  4. An industrial summit organized by a state
  5. Panchayati Raj

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. A conspicuous red crown adorns the head.
  2. The bird is revered by the community of Monpas as an embodiment of the sixth Dalai Lama.
  3. It was recently declared as the state bird of Ladakh.

The above statements describe which of the following?


4. Arrange the following from East to west.

  1. Manas National Park
  2. Kaziranga National Park
  3. Orang National Park
  4. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Select the correct answer using the code give below:


5. How many of the following statements is/are correct with regard to National Science Day? 

  1. It is celebrated every year on 28th February.
  2. It commemorates the discovery of the “Chandrashekhar Limit.”
  3. The theme for 2023 is “Global Science for Global Wellbeing”.

6. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder that causes dementia.
  2. It is a genetic disease.
  3. There is no drug available for the disease.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?


7. How many of the statements is/are correct regarding the Bureau of Indian Standards?

  1. It is a statutory body.
  2. It is responsible for certifying only the products manufactured in India.
  3. It is under the Ministry of Commerce.

8. In context to Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), consider the following statements:

  1. It includes only in vitro fertilization (IVF).
  2. Any person weather married or unmarried can claim ART.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Which of the following statements is/are correct, with regard to pollutants for in smog?

  1. Photochemical smog is formed by the reaction of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the absence of sunlight.
  2. Ground level ozone is the primary constituent of the smog.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


10. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Nickel Alloy Coating’:

  1. Electroless nickel plating is a process in which a nickel alloy coating is deposited on a substrate by the use of an electrical current.
  2. Inconel is a nickel-chromium alloy that exhibits exceptional resistance to high temperatures and corrosion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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