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1. Which of the following are among the ‘World Bank Publications’?

  • 1. Global Economic Prospects 
  • 2. World Economic Outlook 
  • 3. International Debt Statistics
  • 4. Migration and Development Brief
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) is a low-frequency radio telescope in Western Australia. 
  • 2. The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) has been developed by an international collaboration including India.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements: 

  • 1. Ultraviolet radiation in the 200-300 nanometre range is known to destroy the virus, making it incapable of reproducing and infecting. 
  • 2. Ultraviolet radiation is one of two methods for sanitizing and disinfecting public spaces from bacteria and viruses — the other being chemicals.
  • 3. Unlike chemicals, ultraviolet radiation can be used to disinfect public human skin. 
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

4.  Consider the following statements regarding the projects in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir objected to by India:

  • 1. The Kohala Hydroelectric Power Project is planned to be built on the Beas River.
  • 2. The Diamer-Bhasha Dam is planned to be built on the Indus River.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements regarding India leading the major world bodies: 

  • 1. India is the chair of the decision-making body of the World Health Organization. 
  • 2. In 2021, India will join the UN Security Council (non-permanent seat).
  • 3. In 2022, India will host the G-20 summit.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

6. Recently, a sharp rise in deaths of young Pashmina goats was reported from Ladakh because:

 
 
 
 

7. Which of the following have been correctly matched?

  • 1. Border Security Force (BSF): Bangladesh and Pakistan borders.
  • 2. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP): Bhutan border
  • 3. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB): Nepal border
  • 4. Assam Rifles (AR): Myanmar border
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8.  To ramp up infrastructure along the China border, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has made certain changes in the Border Area Development Programme (BADP). Consider the following statements in this context:

  • 1. 10% of the funds will be spent only on projects in Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.
  • 2. The projects for developing strategically important villages and towns in border areas that have been identified by the border guarding forces will be given priority. 
  • 3. NGOs or private institutions could be hired for infrastructure-related work.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

9.  Consider the following statements: 

  • 1. National Repository of Information for Women – NARI portal is an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  • 2. National Repository of Information for Women – NARI portal provides the detailed information regarding the health status of women in India so as to help the policy maker to form women specific schemes.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements regarding the National Health Policy, 2017:

  • 1. Reduction of TFR to 2.1 at national and sub-national level by 2025.
  • 2. Increase Life Expectancy at birth from 67.5 to 70 by 2025.
  • 3. Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate from current levels to 100 by 2020.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

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