1. Nagaland is not bordered by which of the following states?


2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The first sign of Naga resistance was seen in the formation of the Naga Club in 1918, which told the Simon Commission in 1929 “to leave us alone to determine for ourselves as in ancient times.
  2. In 1946 came the Naga National Council (NNC), which declared Nagaland an independent state on August 14, 1947.
  3. The NNC resolved to establish a “sovereign Naga state” and conducted a “referendum” in 1951, in which “99 per cent” supported an “independent” Nagaland.

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


3. Tenth Schedule of the constitutions deals with which of the following?


4. Which of the following is/are not the safeguards for the anti-defection law?

  1. The Anti-Defection Law provides a safeguard for defections made on genuine ideological differences. 
  2. It accepts split within a party if at least one-third of the members of the legislative party defect.
  3. It also allows the formation of a new party or merger with other political party if not less than two-thirds of the party’s members commit to it.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. Which of the statements are correct about Jute? 

  1. India is the world’s largest jute producer.
  2. The Jute Packaging Materials Act makes it mandatory for all foodgrains to be packed in jute sacs.
  3. Jute requires high temperatures, high precipitation and humid conditions for its growth.
  4. India has imposed anti-dumping duty on the import of certain jute products from Nepal and Bangladesh.



6. Consider the following statements about Mohiniyattam: 

  1. Mohiniyattam is a classical dance form developed in Karnataka.
  2. It is performed mostly by female dancers.
  3. It involves the Lasya style of dancing.
  4. Temple jewellery is an important part of the dancer’s attire.

How many of the above are correct?


7. Identify the correct statement(s): 

  1. The Election Commission is responsible for allocating Party Symbols in India.
  2. A symbol given to a state party can be allocated to another party in a different state.



8. In context to to LCA Tejas MK2, consider the following:

  1. It will integrate only with indigenous weapons.
  2. It will be pitched as a replacement for the Sukhoi’s.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Consider the following with regard to ‘Trends in Maternal Mortality’:

  1. It is a report published by World Health Organization.
  2. Report shows a slight increase in Maternal mortality rate in India between 2000 and 2020.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


10. In context to the Law Commission of India consider the following:

  1. It is a statutory body.
  2. The first Law Commission during the British Raj era was chaired by Lord Macaulay.
  3. Only a retired Supreme Court judge will head the Commission.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


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