1. Consider the following pairs:

Tiger Reserves         State

  1. Satkosia Odisha
  2. Mudumalai Kerala
  3. Periyar Kerala  
  4. Orang Assam

Which of the following pairs given above are correct?


2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Phishing is the method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites.
  2. Malware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.
  3. A spyware can accesses the data usage pattern of the device, gains access to photos and videos as well as other personal information of the user, and then passes it off to a central server.

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


3. ‘Pegasus, recently seen in news refers to



4. Consider the following reserves regarding the Tiger Reserves:

  1. Tiger Reserves are declared by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) via Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006.
  2. To declare an area as Tiger Reserve, the state governments forward their proposals in this regard to NTCA.
  3. No alternation of boundary can be done without the recommendation of State Governments and without the advice of the National Tiger Conservation Authority.

Which of the statements given above are correct?


5. Consider the following statements about PPAC (Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell): 

  1. It is a body under the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation.
  2. It provides data on the hydrocarbon sector in India.
  3. It ensures the effective implementation of hydrocarbon-based subsidy schemes of the government of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?


6. Consider the following statements:

  1. Animal Welfare Board of India is established under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
  2. The National Tiger Conservation Authority is a statutory body.
  3. The National Ganga River Basin Authority is chaired by the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?


7. How many of the following pairs of passes and locations are correctly matched? 

  1. Nathu la Pass : Sikkim
  2. Baralacha la Pass : Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Lipu Lekh Pass : Uttarakhand
  4. Pal Ghat Pass : Maharashtra



8. Consider the following with regard to‘Subansiri River’

  1. It is the largest tributary of the Upper Brahmaputra River.
  2. The Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric project has been constructed as a gravity dam.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Consider the following with regard to ‘Laser Carbon’:

  1. Laser carbon contains nitrogen that acts as both a catalyst and a cathode in electrolysis.
  2. It reduces the energy required for splitting water by lowering the overpotential of the Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. In context to the Cryogenic engines, consider the following:

  1. An engine that uses liquid nitrogen as a propellant.
  2. It has a lower payload carrying capacity than other rocket engines making it as less efficient compared to other rocket engines.
  3. Dhawan II is a cryogenic rocket engine developed by ISRO.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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