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1. Consider the following:

  1. River Purna is a major tributary of Narmada.
  2. Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found an Iron Age Settlement near the river Purna.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?(a) 1 only

 
 
 
 

2. “NISHTHA” an initiative of the Government of India, aims at

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following:

  1. State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index–SARAL evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development.

2.India has set a target of 60 GW grid connected solar rooftops by 2022.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Agreement at the UNFCCC Meeting in Paris in 2015, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. India’s National Commitment pledged in Paris in 2015 was to have 40% of the power from renewable resources by 2020.

2.The Agreement aims to limit the greenhouse gas emissions so that the rise in average global temperature by the end of this century does not exceed 2 °C or even 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following:

  1. Small start-ups with turnover up to Rs. 2.5 crore will get the promised tax holiday.
  2. They will be eligible for deduction of 100 per cent of income of an eligible start-up for 3 years out of 7 years from the year of its incorporation. 

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following:

  1. Tidal energy
  2. Ocean thermal energy conversion

3.Wave Energy

Which of the above are eligible for meeting the non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO).

 Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

 
 
 
 

7.  Consider the following:

  1. To capture sufficient power from the tidal energy potential, the height of high tide must be at least fifty meters greater than low tide.
  2. The Gulf of Cambay and the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat on the west coast are the locations in the country where tidal energy potential exists.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. “C-Sat-Fi” and “XGSPON” recently seen in news are related to

 
 
 
 

9.  ‘Shagun’ an initiative of the Government of India, aims at

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following:

  1. India has become the second country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID), capturing the facial bio-metric data of seafarers.
  2. At the time of data capturing the live face is cross matched through passport photo using a face matching software.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

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