1. Which of the following religions are included in the Schedule Castes in India?

  1. Hindus
  2. Sikhs
  3. Jains
  4. Christians
  5. Buddhists
  6. Muslims

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Census provides a portrait of the Indian population, while the SECC is a tool to identify beneficiaries of state support.
  2. Since the Census falls under the Census Act of 1948, all data are considered confidential, whereas all the personal information given in the SECC is open for use by Government departments to grant and/or restrict benefits to households.

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


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Prevention of Money Laundering Act was enacted in 2002 and it came into force in 2005, to curb money laundering and to provide for seizure of property derived from money-laundering.
  2. In case of Dispute redressal, the adjudicating authority is appointed by the central government which decides whether the property attached or seized is involved in money laundering.
  3. The Adjudicating Authority shall not be bound by the procedure laid down by the Code of Civil Procedure,1908, but shall be guided by the principles of natural justice and subject to the other provisions of PMLA.

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


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Enforcement Directorate is a part of the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
  2. It is mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of two special fiscal laws – Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).

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


5. Section 124A of IPC is sometimes seen in news. It is seen as a hindrance to which of the following Fundamental Right?


6. Which of the following best defines Greenwashing?


7. Among the following, which one is the least water-efficient crop?


8. Which of the following ministries conducts the mother tongue survey of India?


9. Consider the following statements with regard to India’s space programme:

  1. So far, no privately developed satellite launch vehicle has been used in India.
  2. ISRO has launched private satellites in the past using its own launch vehicle.
  3. ISRO has also launched multiple satellites made by students.

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10. Consider the following statements:

  1. Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum herbicide that can control a wide range of weeds, whether broadleaf or grassy.
  2. There are nine glyphosate-based formulations containing different concentrations of the chemical registered for use under the Insecticides Act, 1968.
  3. In India, the only GM crop officially under commercial cultivation today is Bt cotton.

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