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1. Which body/organization is responsible for the implementation of SDGs and mapping of the Central Sector Schemes to the SDGs in India?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following pairs:

  • Statutory Body: Area Covered
  • 1. Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM): Yoga/Ayurveda/Unanni/Siddha
  • 2. Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH): Homeopathy
  • 3. National Medical Commission: Medical Sciences
  • Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about ‘the Twenty Point Programme (TPP)’ currently operational in India:

  • 1. It was initially started in 1975.
  • 2. One of the objectives is the eradication of poverty.
  • 3. It is a monitoring mechanism for various developmental schemes.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

4. In India, which of the following are classified as ‘Natural Disasters’ by National Disaster Management Authority?

  • 1. Cyclones
  • 2. Urban floods
  • 3. Heat waves
  • 4. Earthquakes
  • 5. Volcanism
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following pairs:

  • Critically Endangered Species: River
  • 1. Gangetic Dolphin: Chambal
  • 2. Indus River Dolphin: Beas
  • 3. Gharial: Krishna
  • Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
 
 
 
 

6. Which of the following types of waves are used by the night-vision goggles and heat-seeking missiles?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the ‘IceCube Neutrino Observatory’: 

  • 1. It is a telescope.
  • 2. It is located at the South Pole.
  • 3. It detects fundamental particles called neutrinos.
  • 4. It is buried in the ice. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

8. Arrange the following in decreasing order in the context of the composition of the Universe:

  • 1. Dark matter
  • 2. Dark energy 
  • 3. Ordinary matter
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) is a telescope of NASA.
  • 2. It aims to carry out a census of black holes with 1,000 times more sensitivity than previous experiments.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

10. The terms ‘South Atlantic Anomaly’ is used by the scientists to describe weakening the magnetic field of the Earth between:

 
 
 
 

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