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1. With reference to IRSED, consider the following

  1. The third meeting of the IRSED focussed on six core areas of cooperation, namely, Development of Transport Infrastructure and Technologies; Development of Agriculture and Agro-Processing sector; Small and Medium Business support; Digital Transformation and Frontier Technologies; Cooperation in Trade, Banking, Finance, and Industry; and Tourism & Connectivity.
  2. The IRSED was established following a bilateral MoU signed between NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation during the 19thedition of the Annual India-Russia Bilateral Summit.
  3. The meeting was attended by finance ministers and senior leaders of both countries to help enhance strategic economic cooperation between our countries

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect? 

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2. Consider the following statements

  1. National Skill Development Fund was set up in 2009 by the Government of India for raising funds both from Government and Non-Government sectors for skill development.
  2. The Fund meets its objectives through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) which is an industry-led ‘Not For Profit Company’ set up for building skill development capacity and forging strong linkages with the market.

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3. Consider the following pairs

     Tribes                                                                    State

  1. Chakma                                                     Assam
  2. Tamang Sikkim         
  3.   Uraly                                                         Kerala                      
  4.   Lushai                                                      Tripura          
  5.   Baiga                                                        West Bengal                          

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements

  1. Hayabusa2 is a Japanese mission launched in December 2014 on a six-year mission to study the asteroid Bennu.
  2. Asteroids orbit the sun like planets but they are much smaller than planets.
  3. In 2016, NASA launched the Dawn spacecraft to study an asteroid near Earth named Ryugu.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct? 

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5. Consider the following statements

  1. IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system designed to provide accurate position information service to users in India as well as the region extending up to 2500 km from its boundary.
  2. The IRNSS constellation of seven satellites of which three satellites are located in the geosynchronous orbit and the remaining four are located in geostationary orbits
  3. Various applications of NAVIC include terrestrial, aerial and marine navigation, disaster management, vehicle tracking and fleet management.

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6.  “GAFA tax” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. SAGAR MAITRI is a unique initiative of the Indian Navy to promote closer co-operation in socio-economic aspects as well as greater scientific interaction especially in ocean research among Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) countries.
  2. The prime objectives of the SAGAR MAITRI Mission are data collection from the entire North Indian Ocean, focussing on the Andaman Sea and adjoining seas and establishing long-term collaboration with eight IOR countries in the field of ocean research and development.

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8. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) falls under the

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following

  1. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has distributed more than one lakh bee-boxes among farmers and unemployed youths across the country under its ‘Honey Mission’ initiative.
  2. ‘Honey Mission’ was launched in August 2017.
  3. Honey exports from India grew 19% year-on-year in 2018-19 to $105 million and 13% in the previous fiscal to $101 million amid increasing demand.
  4. Punjab, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are among leading honey producing states in India.

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10. Spike LR recently seen in news is a/an

 
 
 
 

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