1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Net-zero, which is also referred to as carbon-neutrality, means that a country would bring down its emissions to zero.
  2. India, the world’s third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, after the US and China, is the only major player holding out of carbon Neutrality.

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


2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hydrogen when produced by electrolysis using renewable energy is known as Green Hydrogen which has no carbon footprint.
  2. Green Chemicals like ammonia and methanol can directly be utilized in existing applications like fertilizers, mobility, power, chemicals, shipping etc.

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


3. With respect to the Sundarbans, consider the following statements:

  1. The Sundarbans mangrove forest lies across India and Bangladesh on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal.
  2. It is home to one of the noted tiger reserves in India and also the only mangrove forest in the world inhabited by tigers.
  3. The majority part of Sundarbans lies in India, while the rest of the parts lie in Bangladesh.

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


4. MISHTI Scheme, sometimes seen in news is related to which of the following?



5. Which of the following will be soon named the world’s first heritage University? 



6. Consider the following with regard to PM Kusum Scheme:

  1. It aims to enable farmers to set up solar power generation capacity on their arid lands and to sell it to the grid.
  2. It was launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following statements regarding appointment of judges in the Supreme Court of India: 

  1. The collegium system does not provide any specific criteria for testing the candidate for the post of CJI because of which it leads to wide scope for nepotism and favouritism.
  2. SC introduced the Collegium system, holding that “consultation” really meant “concurrence”.
  3. Judges of the higher judiciary are appointed only through the collegium system and the government has a role only after names have been decided by the collegium.

Choose the correct code:


8. Consider the following:

  1. The Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 lays down the procedures for delimitation of constituencies.
  2. Representation of the People Act (RPA),1950 deals with the registration of political parties.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Consider the following statements with regards to Antrix: 

  1. Antrix Corporation Limited (ACL), Bengaluru is a wholly owned Government of India Company under the administrative control of the Department of Space.
  2. It is a marketing arm of ISRO for promotion and commercial exploitation of space products, technical consultancy services and transfer of technologies developed by ISRO.
  3. It was incorporated as a private limited company owned by Government of India in September 1992.

Choose the correct code:


10. Consider the following with regard to ‘Sickle Cell Disease’:

  1. The sickle-shaped red blood cells are more fragile than normal red blood cells and tend to break down and die prematurely.
  2. These sickle cells tend to get trapped and obstruct the flow of blood in small blood vessels.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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