1. If the Government cancels few people ration cards immediately due to the absence of linkages with the Aadhaar card, then which of the Fundamental Right is violated?


2. With reference to administration of Delhi, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. Delhi is a Union Territory with a legislature and it came into being in 1991 under Article 239AA of the Constitution inserted by ‘the Sixty-ninth Constitution Amendment Act, 1991.
  2. As per the parent Act, the legislative assembly of Delhi has power to make laws in all matters except public order, police only.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana scheme was part of the Centre’s initial COVID-19 relief package, back in March 2020 when the first lockdown was announced. 
  2. It provides for 5 kg of rice or wheat per person per month to be distributed free of cost to the beneficiaries under National Food Security Act. 
  3. Those cards who are already eligible under free distribution of 5Kg rice or wheat were not eligible under this scheme.

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


4. With reference to the powers of the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory, consider the following statements:

  1. The Council of Ministers headed by a Chief Minister will aid and advise the Administrator in the exercise of his functions in relation to matters which the Union Territory has power to make laws.
  2. It also allows the LG to act in his discretion in the matter of law-making, even though the Council of Ministers has the task of aiding and advising him.
  3. In case of a difference of opinion between the LG and his Ministers on any matter, the Administrator is bound to refer it to the President for a decision.

Which of the statements given above are correct?


5. Which one of the following is the best description of ‘INS Astradharini’, that was in the news recently? 



6. India is a signatory to how many of these international treaties and conventions that aim to combat the menace of Drug Abuse: 

  1. United Nations (UN) Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (1961)
  2. United Nations (UN) Convention on Psychotropic Substances (1971)
  3. United Nations (UN) Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (1988)
  4. United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) (2000)

7. Consider the following with regard to Integrated Coastal Zone Management:

  1. The concept was born during the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC.
  2. The policy regarding ICZM is set out within Agenda 21 (Earth Summit).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. In context to the World Heritage Sites, consider the following :

  1. It refers to any of the various areas or objects inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  2. The list comprises cultural heritage sites only.
  3. Recently, Vadnagar, a city in Gujrat, has been added to the tentative list of world heritage sites.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. The ‘30×30 targets’ are seen in news in the context of: 



10. Consider the following with regard to ‘Innovation and Agri-entrepreneurship Development program’:

  1. This development program has been launched under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.
  2. Kyari Innovations is a startup under this program that is working on mitigating human wildlife conflict.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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