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1. With reference to Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) consider the following statements:

  1. The objective of launching RCEP negotiation is to achieve a mutually beneficial economic partnership agreement among the ASEAN member states only.

2.India is not a member to RCEP.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. “KUSUM” and “SRISTI” recently seen in news are related to

 
 
 
 

3. The base year for Index of Industrial production is 

 
 
 
 

4. “Agatti Island” is a 7.6 km long island, situated on a coral atoll called Agatti atoll in the Union Territory of

 
 
 
 

5.  Consider the following pair:

  1. DHARMA GUARDIAN – China 
  2. Hand in Hand – Japan
  3. Mitra Shakti – Sri Lanka

Which of the following are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. e-way bill is a document required to be carried by a person in charge of the conveyance carrying any consignment of goods of value exceeding fifty thousand rupees
  2. Only registered person can enroll and generate the e-way bill for movement of goods for his/her own use

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences was conferred on

 
 
 
 

8. “LOTUS-HR” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

9.  Consider the following statements:

  1. The Livestock Census has been conducted in the country periodically since 1959-20. 

2.The Livestock Census covers all domesticated animals and its headcounts.

  1. The total Livestock population is 535.78 million in the country showing an increase of 14.6% over Livestock Census-2012

Which of the following are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. The ‘Food Safety Mitra (FSM)’ scheme will support medium and large scale food businesses to comply with the food safety laws.
  2. The ‘Eat Right Jhola’, a reusable cloth bag shall replace plastic bags for grocery shopping in various retail chains.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

11.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Institute for Competitiveness, India is the Indian knot in the global network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at the London School of Economics.
  2. Institute for Competitiveness, India conducts & supports indigenous research; offers academic & executive courses; provides advisory services to the Corporate & the Government.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

12.  Consider the following statements relating to Objectives of “Operation Greens”:

  1. Price stabilization for producers and consumers by proper production planning in the Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) clusters.
  2. Reduction in post-harvest losses by the creation of farm gate infrastructure and the creation of appropriate storage capacity linking consumption centers.

3. Setting up of a market intelligence network to collect and collate real-time data on demand and supply and price of TOP crops.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements:

  1. The “New Development Bank” International organization was jointly founded by the IBSA Countries.
  2. All countries have equal shareholding and voting rights.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

14.  With reference to solar power production in India, consider the following statements :

  1. India is the third-largest in the world in the manufacture of silicon wafers used in photovoltaic units.
  2. The solar power tariffs are determined by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

15. ‘Blue Wafer’ and ‘Black Wafer’ recently seen in the news are related to

 

 
 
 
 

16. The term ‘PAWS’ is sometimes seen in news in the context of 

 
 
 
 

17. Consider the following statements with respect to Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

  1. Indian pilgrims of all faiths and persons of Indian origin can use the corridor.
  2. Pilgrims traveling in the morning will have to return on the same day.
  3. India will send the list of pilgrims to Pakistan 60 days ahead of travel date. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

18. “Krechet” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

19.  Consider the following statements with respect Nanopharmaceuticals as compared to conventional pharmaceuticals:

1.Have higher efficacy

2.Lower toxicity

3.Are safer than conventional drugs.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements:

  1. “IndiGen programme” aims to undertake whole genome sequencing of one lakh Indian individuals representing diverse ethnic groups from India.
  2. IndiGen is funded by the world bank through grant MLP1809.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements:

  1. who is employed in essential services
  2. senior citizen above 60
  3. persons with disability

Which of the above come under the category of “absentee voter”?

 
 
 
 

22. Which of the following is an example of Gandhian trusteeship philosophy?

 
 
 
 

23.  Consider the following statements:

  1. India is the largest aquaculture producer in the world.
  2. India is 3rd largest fish producer in the world.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

24. “Air Independent Propulsion (AIP)” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

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