1. With respect to the Detention Laws, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. In general the person arrested has to be informed for the cause he has been arrested, but in the case of the National Security Act, the person can be held up to ten days without being informed of the reason.
  2. Article 22(1) of the Constitution allows the detainee to seek legal advice from a legal practitioner, but under the NSA, he is not allowed for a lawyer during the period.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


2. A person being under trial is being denied his speedy trial for years. Which of the following Fundamental Right is being affected?



3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 21 of the Constitution of India guarantees a fundamental right to life & personal liberty. 
  2. The right to health is inherent to a life with dignity.
  3. Part IV of the Constitution directly or indirectly relates to public policy in terms of health. 

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


4. With respect to the Build Own Operate and Transfer (BOOT), consider the following statements:

  1. BOOT (build, own, operate, transfer) is a public-private partnership (PPP) project model in which a private organization conducts a large development project under contract to a public-sector partner, such as a government agency.
  2. The public-sector partner may provide limited funding or some other benefit (such as tax exempt status) and the private-sector partner assumes the risks associated with planning, constructing, operating and maintaining the project without any specified time period.

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


5. How many of these statements are correct? 

  1. The Chambal River is the right-bank tributary of the Yamuna river.
  2. The Yamuna Action Plan is being undertaken with the assistance of AFD (French Development Agency).
  3. Yamuna passes through 4 states of India.



6. How many of these statements are correct?

  1. Deep Earthquakes affect large geographical areas and are stronger than shallow earthquakes.
  2. The epicentre is the point in the Earth’s crust where the earthquake originated.



7. Which of the following correctly defines “Windfall Taxes”?



8. In context to National Chambal Sanctuary, consider the following:

  1. National Chambal Sanctuary is located on the banks of the Yamuna River, spread across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.
  2. Gharial which is predominantly found in National Chambal Sanctuary is listed in Schedule III of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. In context to the Launch Vehicles Developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), consider the following:

  1. Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV) is the first rocket developed by ISRO.
  2. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is the first Indian launch vehicle to be equipped with liquid stages.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. Consider the following with regard to Interpol:

  1. It was established following World War II, to facilitate criminal investigation of police forces across the globe.
  2. India is one of the founding members of Interpol.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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