1. Consider the following statements:

  1. ‘Prisons’ is a State subject under the State List of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution.
  2. By virtue of Article 72 and 161 of the Constitution of India, the President and Governor can grant pardon, to suspend, remit or commute a sentences passed by the courts.
  3. In remission, the duration of the sentence is reduced, by changing the nature of the sentence.

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


2. With respect to the pardoning powers of the President of India the state Governors, consider the following statements:

  1. Both the Governor and the President can pardon sentences inflicted by court-martial. 
  2. The President can pardon the death sentence while the Governor cannot. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. India moved from process patenting to product patenting in the 1970s, which enabled India to become a significant producer of generic drugs at global scale.
  2. Due to obligations arising out of the TRIPS Agreement, India had to amend the Patents Act in 2005, and switch to a product patents regime across the pharma, chemicals, and biotech sectors.

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


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. A compulsory licence is a licence or authorisation issued by the government to an applicant for making, using and selling a patented product without the consent of the patentee.
  2. The application for compulsory license can be made any time after 3 years from date of sealing of a patent.
  3. Under the Section 92 of the Act compulsory licenses can also be issued suo motu by the Controller of Patents if there is either a national emergency or extreme urgency or in cases of public non-commercial use.

Which of the statements given above are correct?


5. Which of the following are the Applications of Artificial Intelligence?

  1. AI can help reduce the possibility of credit card fraud
  2. AI helps individuals and businesses from Email spam.
  3. AI applications are used in healthcare to build sophisticated machines that can detect diseases and identify cancer cells
  4. Artificial Intelligence is used to identify defects and nutrient deficiencies in the soil.
  5. AI assists in detecting data overflow in a buffer.



6. Which of the following Provisions were added by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment act? 

  1. Made the President bound by the advice of the cabinet.
  2. Curtailed the power of judicial review and writ jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and high courts.
  3. Included 14 land reforms Acts of various states in the Ninth Schedule.
  4. Empowered the Parliament to restrict the Fundamental Rights of persons employed in intelligence organisations and telecommunication systems



7. Which of the following countries share borders with Moldova? 

  1. Ukraine   
  2. Romania
  3. Belarus

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


8. Consider the following:

  1. Both IMF and World bank were established during Bretton woods conference in 1944.
  2. The IMF has universal membership.
  3. Membership in the IMF is a prerequisite to membership in the IBRD.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. In context to Rabies, consider the following:

  1. Rabies is a bacterial infection that affects the circulatory system.
  2. Dogs are the most common carriers of rabies in India.
  3. Rabies is considered Endemic in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. In context to the IMF Bailouts, consider the following:

  1. Countries seek help from the IMF usually when their economies face a major macroeconomic risk or political instability.
  2. The IMF lends money to the troubled economies often in the form of Bonds.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Share Socially