1. With respect to the Asiatic Cheetah, consider the following statements:

    1. 1. The cheetah has been classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN.
    2. 2. It inhabits a variety of mostly arid habitats like dry forests, scrub forests, and savannahs.
    3. 3. The Shahgarh bulge landscape in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan is one of the sites chosen for reintroduction of the species in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019:

    1. 1. It seeks to give citizenship to refugees from the Hindu, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, who came to India before 31st December, 2014.
    2. 2. Residential requirement for citizenship through naturalization for persons from other countries from the above mentioned is 5 years.
    3. 3. The Act applies to all States and Union Territories of the country, except Assam, Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir.

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


3. Consider the following statements regarding the National Register of Citizens (NRC):

    1. 1. The NRC is an official record of those who are legal Indian citizens that includes demographic information about all those individuals who qualify as citizens of India as per the Citizenship Act, 1955.
    2. 2. The register was first prepared after the 1951 Census of India and since then it has not been updated until recently.
    3. 3. So far, such a database has only been maintained for the state of Assam.

Which of the statements given above are correct?


4. With reference to the Foreigners Tribunal, which of the statements given below are Correct?

    1. 1. The Foreigners Tribunals are quasi-judicial bodies, to determine if a person staying illegally is a foreigner or not.
    2. 2. Under the provisions of Foreigners Act 1946 and Foreigners (Tribunals) Order 1964, both Foreigners Tribunals and Ministry of Home Affairs are empowered to declare a person as a foreigner.
    3. 3. A rejected person would have 120 days from the date of receiving the rejection slip to approach a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) for Judging their Citizenship Status.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. Consider the following, with regard to ‘National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD)’:

    1. 1. It was launched by the Ministry of Culture with the objective of holistic development of identified pilgrimage destinations.
    2. 2. It also aims to promote local culture, arts, Cuisine, Handicrafts, etc., to generate Livelihood in the Identified Places.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. In context to Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Pollution, consider the following statements:

    1. 1. The largest source of SO2 In the atmosphere is the burning of Fossil Fuels by power plants and other industrial facilities.
    2. 2. There are no natural sources of Sulfur dioxide pollution.
    3. 3. Short-term exposures to SO2 can harm the human respiratory system and make Breathing Difficult.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following, with regard to Pangolin:

    1. 1. It is the only mammal to have large keratin scales to cover its skin.
    2. 2. The Indian Pangolin is mainly found in the arid region, the high Himalayas and the northeast region.
    3. 3. It is listed in the IUCN Red List as an Endangered species.

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


8. With reference to Ramanathaswamy Temple, which of the following statements is/are Incorrect?

    1. 1. It is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
    2. 2. It is built in Dravidian style and was constructed during the Vijayanagar Period.
    3. 3. Its Gopuram is the biggest Gopuram in India.



9. Consider the following statements about Indian Pangolin:

    1. 1. As per the IUCN Red List, the Indian Pangolin is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’.
    2. 2. The colour of its scales varies depending on the colour of the earth in its surroundings.
    3. 3. It is nocturnal and rests in deep burrows during the day.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


10. Which one of the following was a very Important seaport in the Kakatiya Kingdom?


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