1. In context to the Maritime Zones, consider the following :

    1. 1. The territorial sea extends seaward up to 12 nautical miles (nm) from its baselines.
    2. 2. The contiguous zone is an intermediary zone between the territorial sea and the high seas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. In context to the Pinaka Missile, consider the following :

    1. 1. It was developed jointly by India and Israel.
    2. 2. It is supposed to be a inter-continental missile of Highest Range.

Which of the statements given above is/are Incorrect?


3. Consider the following statements with regard to ‘Log4Shell Vulnerability’:

    1. 1. The vulnerability is based on an open-source logging library.
    2. 2. It allows attackers to execute code remotely on a target computer.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. Consider the following statements with regards to the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Labeling And Display) Regulations:

    1. 1. The front of all packaged food items will have to display the total number of calories, saturated and trans fats, salt, and added sugar content as well as the proportion of the daily energy needs fulfilled by the food item.
    2. 2. FSSAI has changed the symbol of vegetarian food from a green circle to a green triangle to help colour blind people distinguish it from the brown circle denoting non-vegetarian food.
    3. 3. If the total amounts of calories, fats, trans-fats, sugar, and sodium per serving exceed the stipulated limits, it would be indicated in red colour.

Choose the correct code:


5. Which of the following is issued by registered Foreign Portfolio investors to overseas investors who want to be part of the Indian stock market without registering themselves directly?


6. Consider the following statements with regards to the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution:

    1. 1. The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution provides for the administration of tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram to safeguard the rights of the tribal population in these states.
    2. 2. The Sixth Schedule establishes Tribal Advisory Councils in these states.
    3. 3. The Sixth Schedule was originally intended for the predominantly tribal areas (tribal population over 90%) of undivided Assam, which was categorised as “excluded areas” under the Government of India Act, 1935 and was under the direct control of the Governor.

Which of these statements is/are correct?


7. With respect to the Census, consider the following statements:

    1. 1. The Census was first started under British Viceroy Lord Mayo in 1872.
    2. 2. The first synchronous census in India was held in 1881 and since then, censuses have been undertaken uninterruptedly once every ten years.
    3. 3. The responsibility of conducting the decennial Census rests with the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are not correct?


8. Consider the following statements:

    1. 1. The Census provides a portrait of the Indian population, while the SECC is a tool to identify beneficiaries of state support.
    2. 2. Since the Census falls under the Census Act of 1948, all data are considered confidential, whereas all the personal information given in the SECC is open for use by Government departments to grant and/or restrict benefits to households.

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


9. In the Context to the J&K Development Act of the J&K, what are the newly introduced laws?

    1. 1. Under a new provision, an Army officer not below the rank of Corps Commander can declare an area as “Strategic Area” within a local area, only for direct operational and training requirements of the armed forces.
    2. 2. Under the ‘transfer of land for the purpose of promotion of healthcare or education’, the government may now allow transfer of land in favour of a person or an institution for the purpose of promotion of healthcare or senior secondary or higher or Specialized Education in J&K.
    3. 3. No land used for agriculture purposes shall be used for any non-agricultural purposes except with the permission of the District Collector.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


10. With respect to the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

    1. 1. It is a centrally sponsored scheme to provide assured irrigation to cultivated areas, reduce wastage of water and improve water-use efficiency.
    2. 2. It only focuses on creating sources for assured irrigation.
    3. 3. All the States and Union Territories including the North-Eastern States are covered under the program.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


Share Socially