1. Consider the following statements regarding Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA):

  1. Unlawful activity refers any action that brings or attempts to bring hatred or contempt towards the government of India and has been illegal in India since 1870.
  2. Only Indians can be charged under the UAPA.
  3. It will be applicable to the offenders in the same manner, even if crime is committed on a foreign land, outside India

Which of the statement given above is correct?


2. Section 124A of IPC is sometimes seen in news. It is seen as a hindrance to which of the following Fundamental Right?



3. With respect to the MGNREGA, which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related both skilled and unskilled manual work.
  2. Wages must be paid according to the statutory minimum wages specified for agricultural labourers in the state under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  3. The act mandates Gram Sabhas to recommend the works that are to be undertaken and at least 50% of the works must be executed by them.

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4. If a person is convicted of an offence, which was not in force at the time of the commission of the act, then which of the articles of the Indian Constitution is violated?



5. Consider the following statements with regard to earthquakes: 

  1. Shallow earthquakes are generally more devastating because they carry greater energy when they emerge on the surface.
  2. Magnitude is measured on a logarithmic scale, which means the seismic waves produced by a magnitude 6 earthquake have 10 times higher amplitude than the ones produced by a magnitude 5 earthquake.
  3. Seismic waves travel significantly faster than the speed of light.

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6. Consider the following statements with regard to Keoladeo National Park: 

  1. Keoladeo National Park is formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
  2. It is a UNESCO World Heritage and a Ramsar site.
  3. Gambhir and Banganga are two rivers that flow through this National Park.

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7. Consider the following statements with regard to INS Vikrant: 

  1. Vikrant is named after India’s first aircraft carrier, bought from the USSR and commissioned in 1961.
  2. Vikrant is the largest naval ship to be designed and built in India.
  3. Naval LCA became the first aeroplane to touch down on INS Vikrant.

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8. Consider the following with regard to Muons:

  1. They are subatomic particles raining from space.
  2. They are highly unstable and exist for just 2.2 microseconds.
  3. The particles of muons resemble protons.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. In context to Fiscal deficit, consider the following:

  1. A lower fiscal deficit can lead to inflation and an increased debt burden.
  2. A higher deficit is seen as a positive sign of a healthy economy.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. In context to the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST), consider the following:

  1. It was set up by amending article 368 of the constitution.
  2. It was established through the 89th Constitution Amendment Act.
  3. At least one member of the commission should be a woman.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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