1. In context to Diamer-Basha Dam, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is located on the Indus River.
  2. 2.It will be the tallest Roller Compact Concrete (RCC) dam in the world.
  3. 3.It is a joint venture of China and India
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements, with regard to Gharials (Gavialis gangeticus):

  1. 1.Its natural habitat is fresh waters of the northern part of India.
  2. 2.Its population of Gharials are a good indicator of clean river water.
  3. 3.Its IUCN redlist status is Least Consern.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to National Centre for Disease Control, consider the following:

  1. 1.It functions as the nodal agency in the country for disease surveillance and control of communicable diseases.
  2. 2.It is under administrative control of the Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  3. 3.It is also a national level institute for training specialized manpower for public health and entomological services
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. With respect to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, which of the statements are correct?

  1. 1.The scheme provides an opportunity to declare the unaccounted wealth and black money in a confidential manner and avoid prosecution after paying a fine of 50% on the undisclosed income.
  2. 2.An additional 25% of the undisclosed income is invested in the scheme which can be refunded after four years, without any interest.
  3. 3.Recently the scheme was updated to provide an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakhs per health worker affected by COVID-19.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following Pairs:
      Species           IUCN Status

  1. 1.Gharial – Critically Endangered
  2. 2.Mugger Crocodile – Vulnerable
  3. 3.Saltwater Crocodile – Endangered
  4. Which of the following pair(s) is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. The Global Forest Resources Assessment Report, 2020 was released by

 
 
 
 

7. The Global Forest Resources Assessment report is released by:

 
 
 
 

8. With respect to the Indian Gharial, consider the following statements

  1. 1.The gharials are generally found in the salty water bodies.
  2. 2.Chambal River is considered as the primary habitat of gharials.
  3. 3.High population density of gharials is an indicator of a pollution free water body.
  4. Which of the following statements mentioned above is\are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements with reference to Direct Seeding of Rice:

  1. 1.It increases methane emission.
  2. 2.It involves use of herbicides.
  3. 3.It requires less water.
  4. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the ‘TIDE’ programme, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.This programme provides tools, devices and technology to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 among Divyangjan and Elderly.
  2. 2.It has been developed by the Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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