1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Women officers are not eligible for permanent commission and command posts in the Army irrespective of their years of service.
  2. Discriminating women in the army posts is not violation of Fundamental Right as Armed Forces has discretionary powers regarding the appointment.

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


2. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect regarding the process of elections in India? 

  1. The Constitution contains provisions for qualifications and disqualifications for membership of Parliament and State Legislatures. 
  2. The Constitution has provided for the powers of Election Commission in connection with inquiries as to disqualifications of members.

Select the correct answer using the code given below: 


3. Which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct regarding the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC)?

  1. NJAC is a body responsible for the appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary in India.
  2. Both CJI and the Prime Minister are ex-officio members of the body.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


4. Consider the following statements regarding the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC):

  1. A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) is set up only to examine a particular bill presented before the Parliament.
  2. The JPC is an ad-hoc body.
  3. It is set up for a given period of time and is aimed at addressing a specific issue.

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


5. “Artemis I Mission”, sometime seen in the news is related to:

  1. It is an uncrewed mission of ROSCOSMOS Space Agency of Russia.
  2. It will test its agency’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion crew capsule.
  3. It is only a lunar Orbiter mission.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. In context to United Nations Population Fund, consider the following:

  1. It works as a sexual and reproductive health agency.
  2. It is not supported by the UN budget.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following with regard to Friendshoring.

  1. It is a strategy where a country procures goods and promote trade only if the other country shares common values of the procuring country.
  2. It could further enable the globalisation process.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Which of the following are the objectives of Artemis missions? 

  1. Demonstrate new technologies, capabilities, and business approaches needed for future exploration including Mars.
  2. Broaden the commercial and international partnerships of NASA.
  3. Inspire a new generation and encourage careers in STEM.
  4. Study the Moon to learn more about the origin and history of Earth, the Moon, and our solar system.

9. Which of the following are the books written by Swami Dayananda Saraswati? 

  1. Satyartha Prakash
  2. Sanskarvidhi
  3. Rigved Bhashyam
  4. Vedic chronology and Vedanga Jyotisha

10. Consider the following statements: DNA Barcoding can be a tool to:

  1. Assess the age of a plant or animal.
  2. Distinguish among species that look alike.
  3. Identify undesirable animal or plant materials in processed foods.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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