1. Consider the following statements

  1. 1.It is a specialised agency of the United Nations
  2. 2.It came to existence as an outcome of the 1974 World Food Conference
  3. 3.It is dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries
  4. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements related to School Health Ambassador Initiative

  1. 1.School Health Ambassador Initiative has been launched under Ayushman Bharat scheme
  2. 2.Under the initiative, two teachers in every school are to be made as Health and Wellness ambassador.
  3. 3.Promotion of safe use of the internet – is one of the 11 themes identified for this scheme.
  4. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements with respect to The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO):

  1. 1.CDSCO is responsible for approval of Drugs, Conduct of Clinical Trials, laying down the standards for Drugs and control over the quality of imported Drugs.
  2. 2.It is jointly responsible for grant of licenses of certain specialized categories of critical Drugs.
  3. Which of the following codes given below is/are not correct?

 
 
 
 

4. India was removed from the Developing Country list by the United States Trade Representative (USTR). With reference to this context, consider the following statements:

  1. 1. Countries not given special consideration have lower levels of protection against a Countervailing Duty (CVD) investigation.
  2. 2.The de minimis thresholds are increased and import volume allowance are more relaxed for developing and least-developed countries.
  3. 3.Per capita Gross National Income or GNI is one of the criteria to consider the de minimis standard.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements regarding the Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI):

  1. 1.SEBI is a statutory body established on April 1992 in accordance with the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992.
  2. 2.SEBI also has quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial role which can draft regulations, conduct inquiries, pass rulings and impose penalties.
  3. 3.Before SEBI came into existence, RBI was incharge of handling the security of protecting the interests of investors in securities.
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. In context to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), consider the following:

  1. 1.It is a non-profit research institution that conducts research work in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.
  2. 2.The Tata Energy Research Institute was renamed as The Energy and Resources Institute in 2003.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following, with regard Konark Sun Temple:

  1. 1.It is located in East Odisha.
  2. 2.It is built in 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I.
  3. 3.It is designed in the shape of a colossal chariot.
  4. Which of statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements regarding Pesticides Management Bill, 2020:

  1. 1.This bill aims at replacing Insecticides Act, 1968.
  2. 2.This bill has provision that intends to promote organic pesticides.
  3. 3.This bill also provides for compensations for spurious or low quality of pesticides.
  4. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements regarding Jal Jeevan Mission:

  1. 1.The objective of the Mission is to provide piped water supply to all rural and urban households by 2024.
  2. 2.The fund sharing pattern between the Centre and states is 50:50 for all states.
  3. 3.It requires every village to prepare a Village Action Plan (VAP) for implementation of this mission.
  4. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Wainganga River’

  1. 1.It originates in the Mahadeo Hills, Madhya Pradesh.
  2. 2.The Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project is being constructed on this river.
  3. 3.It is a tributary of River Mahanadi.
  4. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

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