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1. Consider the following statements about National Water Mission

  1. Goal 1: Comprehensive water data base in public domain and assessment of the impact of climate change on water resource, 
  2. Goal 2: Promotion of citizen and state actions for water conservation, augmentation and preservation 
  3. Goal 3: Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas 
  4. Goal 4: Increasing water use efficiency by 20% 
  5. Goal 5: provide universal water access to all households by 2022 

Which of the following are the goals of National Water Mission?

 
 
 
 

2. The terms “Pizol”, “Okjokull”, “mighty Aletsch” in news recently are 

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements 

  1. It is the birthplace for both east-flowing and west-flowing rivers in India 
  2. It is recently regarded as the wettest place in India by IMD 
  3. It served as the summer of capital of Bombay Province during British Raj 

Which of the following places are described in the above statements?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) recently launched 

  1. It is launched by the Ministry of HRD 
  2. It is a public-private partnership scheme aims to harness technology for     better learning outcomes in higher education 
  3. It will be in partnership with companies using artificial intelligence to make learning more personalized and customized as per the learner’s requirements. 
  4. University Grants Commission (UGC) is the implementing agency. 

 

Which of the following statements is/are INCORRECT?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey recently conducted 

  1. It is conducted by the Ministry of Health and family welfare plus UNICEF 
  2. Unlike the National Family Health Survey, this survey collects Malnutrition data based on both biochemical measures and anthropometric data 

Which of the following statements is/are INCORRECT?

 
 
 
 

6. The ‘Eat Right India’ Campaign is launched by

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI)
1. It is an initiative of the Ministry of HRD
2. SATHI will be developed as a state-of-the-art shared, professionally managed science and technology infrastructure facility
Which of the following statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

8.  The word ‘Denisovan’ is sometimes mentioned in media in reference to

 
 
 
 

9. The recently launched ‘UMMID’ initiative is about

 
 
 
 

10. The shortest route from Vladivostok to Chennai passes through

 
 
 
 

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