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1. Consider the following statements regarding Foreigners Tribunals.

  1. Only the Centre can set up Foreigners tribunals to decide whether a person staying illegally in India is a foreigner or not.
  2. The amended Foreigners (Tribunal) Order, 2019 empowers individuals to approach the Tribunals to decide if they are foreigners or not.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements.

  1. Flue-gas desulfurization technology is used to reduce air pollution from coal power plants.
  2. The largest source of SO2 in the atmosphere is through vehicular pollution.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding the National Policy on Biofuels-2018.

  1. National Policy on Biofuels-2018 envisages an indicative target of 10% blending of ethanol

in petrol and 5% blending of bio-diesel in diesel.

  1. The Policy expands the scope of raw material for ethanol production.
  2. For providing protection to farmers, the policy does not allow use of food grains for production of ethanol.
  3. The Policy encourages setting up of supply chain mechanisms for biodiesel production from non-edible oilseeds and Used Cooking Oil.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PMKISAN).

  1. PM KISAN is a Central Sector Scheme with 100% funding from the Government of India
  2. Under this program, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land upto 2 acres, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year.
  3. The definition of family for the scheme is husband, wife and minor children.
  4. All Institutional Landholders are eligible beneficiaries.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. SANKALP scheme is related to

 
 
 
 

6. The recently launched scheme SHREYAS is related to

 
 
 
 

7. Mitra crater, recently seen in news is present on

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following diseases and the agents 

Disease agent 

  1. Measles virus 
  2. Tuberculosis bacteria 
  3. Hepatitis virus 

Which of the following are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Poshan Maah

  1. It is a national nutrition month celebrated under Poshan Abhiyan scheme 
  2. It is an initiative of Ministry of Health and Family welfare 
  3. Recently September is celebrated as Poshan Maah 
  4. It is a jan andolan movement 

Which of the following statements are/is are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements 

  1. ‘TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign’ has been launched with an aim to eliminate tuberculosis from India
  2. The government of India has made 2030 as its target to eliminate tuberculosis from the country.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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