1. Consider the following pairs:

    Tribes                      Region

  1. Gond        Central India
  2. Bhils           Western Himalayas
  3. Jarawa        Andaman 

Which of the pairs given above is/are incorrectly matched?


2. Consider the following statements regarding the Model Code of Conduct:

  1. The code comes into force on the announcement of the poll schedule and remains operational till the end of the voting day.
  2. However, it is not statutory, Political Parties, Candidates and Polling Agents are expected to observe the norms strictly.
  3. The cVIGIL App provides time-stamped, evidence-based proof of the Model Code of Conduct having live photo or video with auto location data.

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


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Statement 1: Marine Protected Areas (MPA) is a defined region managed for the long-term conservation of marine resources, ecosystem services or cultural heritage.
  2. Statement 2: Within the region, certain activities are limited, or entirely prohibited, to meet specific conservation, habitat protection, ecosystem monitoring or fisheries management objectives.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements? 


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Southern Ocean has two MPAs, one in the southern shelf of the South Orkney Islands and the other in the Ross Sea. 
  2. All types of fishing, other than scientific research, are prohibited within the southern shelf of the South Orkney Islands MPA. 
  3. In Ross MPA, 72% of the waters are closed to commercial fishing.

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


5. Privileges of a state legislature are extended to which of the following?

  1. Governor 
  2. Members of the Legislative Assembly 
  3. Member of Legislative Council 
  4. Chairman of the Legislative Council 
  5. Advocate General of the State 

Select the correct answer using the code given below. 


6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?  

  1. OneWeb Constellation operates in an LEO Polar Orbit
  2. They are satellites specifically designed for Earth observation from orbit, similar to spy satellites but intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making, etc.



7. In the context of monitoring arsenic levels in water supplied through the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), consider the following statements:

  1. In India, the current limit specified for Total Arsenic is 0.1 mg/l.
  2. JJM was started in 2016 with the aim to provide piped water supply to every household by 2024.
  3. Long-term exposure to arsenic from drinking water and food can cause cancer and skin lesions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Consider the following with regard to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967:

  1. According to the Act, the central government can designate an organization as a terrorist organization, but it cannot designate individuals as terrorists.
  2. The Act has the death penalty and imprisonment as highest punishment.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Consider the following with regard to  Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (IBC):

  1. The IBC covers all individuals, companies, Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) and partnership firms.
  2. Under IBC, adjudicating authority for companies and LLPs is Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT).

Which of the above is/are correct?


10. With regard to Institution of Eminence (IOE), consider the following statements:

  1. It is aimed at empowering higher education institutions in India and helping them implement world-class teaching systems.
  2. Till now, 50 prestigious educational institutions in the country have got the Institutions of Eminence status.
  3. The IOE tag will give greater autonomy and freedom to decide fees, course durations, and governance structures.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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