• April 2021 MCQS

    Welcome to your April 1

    1. With reference to the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020, consider the following statements:1. The present Policy which came into force on 1st April 2015, was for 5 years and was extended thereafter upto 31st March, 2021.
    2. Under the recent extension, the validity period of the Status Holder Certificates is not extended.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. With reference to the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), consider the following statements:

    1. Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Union Government's flagship programme, is implemented in partnership with States/ UTs to provide tap water connection to every rural household by 2024.

    2. It envisions creating a Digital Wall and Remote Command & Control Centre for monitoring and managing supply of prescribed quality water in adequate quantity every day through household tap connections across all rural villages.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship), consider the following statements:

    1. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog has joined hands with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to launch this nationwide program which will be implemented by Venture Center - a non-profit technology business incubator.

    2. The program is open to CEOs and Senior incubation managers of AIM Funded Atal Incubation Centers that are supporting deep tech entrepreneurs.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Article 244 (A) of the Constitution of India related to which of the following state?
    5. With reference to the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS), consider the following statements:

    1. ECLGS 3.0 will only cover business enterprises in Hospitality.

    2. ECLGS 3.0 would involve extension of credit of upto 40% of total credit outstanding across all lending institutions as on 29.02.2020.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct

    Welcome to your 2 april

    1. With reference to Sri Shivakumara Swamigalu, consider the following statements:

    1. He was a Lingayat religious figure and head of the Siddaganga Matha in Karnataka.

    2. He founded the Sri Siddaganga Education Society.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. Exercise SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021 will be held in which of the following country?
    3. Utkal Diwas, the day commemorates the formation which of the following state?
    4. With reference to the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a statutory body.

    2. It aims to formally oversee standards, procedures and processes in the Indian education system.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world. It is located in:

    Welcome to your April 3

    1. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), often mentioned in news, is related to which of the following country?
    2. With reference to the BIMSTEC, consider the following statements:

    1. It came into being in 1997 through the Bangkok Declaration.

    2. It consists of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Thailand.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the Good Friday, consider the following statements:

    1. Good Friday marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.

    2. Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. The Watergate scandal was a political scandal in:
    5. With reference to the new emission norms for coal fired power plants, consider the following statements:

    1. Central government recently postponed its 2017 deadline for thermal power plants to install Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) units that cut emissions of sulphur dioxides.

    2. A task force will be constituted by the Central Pollution Control Board to categorise plants in three categories “on the basis of their location to comply with the emission norms”.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your April 4th

    1. With respect to “Sukma”, consider the following statements:1. It is the southernmost district in Jharkhand.
    2. It is mainly inhabited by Gonds.
    3. It borders with Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. ‘Be the Brand Ambassador of Tribes India’ and ‘Be a ‘Friend’ of TRIBES INDIA Contest’ competitions, launched by which of the following?
    3. Decision Review System’ term belongs to which of the following sports?
    4. With reference to the digital RMB, consider the following statements:1. It is a digital version of France’s currency.
    2. The Digital RMB does not involve a third party.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    5. Parayar, Devendra Kula Vellalar and Arundhathiyars castes are located in which of the following state?

    Welcome to your 5th Feb

    1. With reference to the E-Courts Project, consider the following statements:
    1. E-Courts Project is a mission mode project undertaken by the Department of Justice, Government of India.
    2. The Chairperson of eCommittee Supreme Court is Dr Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. “Sankalp se Siddhi” - Village and Digital Connect Drive is an initiative of:
    3. With reference to Sanatana Dharma, consider the following statements:

    1. Sanātanī is a term used to describe Hindu movements that incorporate various teachings from the Vedas, Upanishads, and other Hindu texts such as the Ramayana and Bhagavad Gita.

    2. Sanatana Dharma is presently a large facet of the collective synthesis of beliefs known as Hinduism.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Jordan is bordered by which of the following countries?

    1. Saudi Arabia

    2. Iraq

    3. Syria

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    5. With reference to the Ingenuity, consider the following statements:

    1. Ingenuity is a small robotic helicopter located on Mars since February 18, 2021.

    2. It is intended to make the first powered atmospheric flight on a planet beyond Earth.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Global Gender Gap Report 2021 is published by:
    2. Chenab Railway bridge, often mentioned in news, is located in:
    3. What is Sadabahar, recently seen in news?
    4. With reference to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), consider the following statements:1. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Home affairs.
    2. The CBI headquarter is located in New Delhi.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    5. With reference to the INS Viraat, consider the following statements:

    1. INS Viraat was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy

    2. The ship was completed and commissioned in 1959 as the Royal Navy's HMS Hermes, and decommissioned in 1984.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 7th Feb

    1. With reference to the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), consider the following statements:

    1. Dr Chintan Vaishnav has been appointed the mission director of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the government’s flagship initiative under NITI Aayog.

    2. AIM’s mission is to create and promote a vibrant ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the National Super Computing Mission (NSM), consider the following statements:

    1. The National Supercomputing Mission was launched to enhance the research capacities and capabilities in the country by connecting them to form a Supercomputing grid, with National Knowledge Network (NKN) as the backbone.

    2. PARAM Shivay, the first supercomputer assembled indigenously, was installed in IIT (BHU).

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. Shitalakshya River is a distributary of which of the following river?
    4.Who among the following is appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India with effect from April 24, 2021?
    5. With reference to the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), consider the following statements:

    1. The Electronic voting machines can be transported in private vehicle.

    2. All EVMs, after voting is complete, should be under cover of armed police at all times.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your April 10

    1. India and which of the following country has recently agreed on instituting a ‘Strategic Partnership on Water’?
    2. Matua Mahasangha (MMS) is a religious reformation movement that originated, around 1860 AD, in:
    3. What is NanoSniffer, recently seen in news?
    4. With reference to the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) handbook, consider the following statements: 1. OR is the resolution of disputes outside courts, particularly of small and medium-value cases. 
    2. It is an initiative of PRS Legislative Research.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    5. With reference to the study published in the journal Biological Conservation on the impact of climate change on biodiversity, consider the following statements:

    1. If the planet heats by over 3°C, then a third of endemic species living on land, and about half of endemic species living in the sea, face extinction.

    2. Endemic species threatened by climate change include lemurs, which are unique to Madagascar, and the snow leopard, one of the most charismatic animals of the Himalayas.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 8 APRIL

    1. With reference to the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), consider the following statements:

    1. The Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to keep its short term lending rate or the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent, in line with market expectations.

    2. The RBI maintained its GDP growth forecast at 10.5 per cent for 2021-22.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), consider the following statements:

     

    1. National Investigation Agency (NIA) is the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency of India.
    2. It is under the administrative control of Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. 'Lab on Wheels' programme, recently seen in news, is an initiative of:
    4. Who among the following is the author of ‘Odisha Itihaas’?
    5. Which one of the following is the best description of ‘INS Sarvekshak’, that was in the news recently?

    Welcome to your 9th April

    1. With reference to the Muon g–2 experiment, consider the following statements:

    1. It measured a quantity relating to the muon, following up a previous experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory, under the US Department of Energy.

    2. The rate at which the muon wobbles is described by the g-factor, the quantity that was measured.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. In the context of Indian economy, ‘Open Market Operations’ refers to:
    3.With reference to the Net-zero goal, consider the following statements:

    1. It means that a country would bring down its emissions to zero.

    2. The net-zero goal does not figure in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. What is B.1.617, recently seen in news?

     

     

    5. With reference to the Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021, consider the following statements:

    1. The amendments have harmonised the Copyright Rules with the provisions of Finance Act, 2017 whereby the Copyright Board has been merged with Appellate Board.

    2. The time limit for the Central Government to respond to an application made before it for registration as a copyright society is extended to 180 days, so that the application can be more comprehensively examined.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your April 11

    1. With reference to Northern Ireland, consider the following statements:

    1. Politically, it’s part of the United Kingdom.

    2. The 1998 Good Friday accord established a Catholic-Protestant power-sharing government for Northern Ireland.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the Advanced Antiquities Management System, consider the following statements:

    1. The Advanced Antiquities Management System (AAMS) is a software-driven automated storage used for the storage of various objects.

    2. The AAMS is placed at Goa’s DAA in Panaji.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the lithium-ion batteries, consider the following statements:

    1. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to Stanley Whittingham, John Goodenough and Akira Yoshino for work that led to the development of lithium-ion batteries.

    2. These batteries cannot be used to store solar and wind power.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to Permanent Court of Arbitration, consider the following statements:

    1. It is an intergovernmental organization located at New York. 

    2. It was established under UN Charter 1945 to act as a principal Judicial organ of UN.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) is an organization under the ownership of which of the following Union Ministry?

    Welcome to your 14th Feb

    1. In which one of the following States is Manas National Park located?
    2. With reference to the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN), consider the following statements:

    1. Its objective is to prevent outsiders from obtaining fake indigenous certificates for seeking jobs and benefits of government schemes.

    2. The State government had formed a three-member panel headed by retired bureaucrat Banuo Z. Jamir for “examining and advising” on the implementation of RIIN.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the monsoon, consider the following statements:With reference to the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN), consider the following statements:

    With reference to the monsoon, consider the following statements:

    1. The long period average (LPA) refers to the average all-India monsoon rainfall of 88 cm, which is a 50-year mean.

    2. The monsoon in 2019 and 2020 was only the third time in a century of back-to-back years of above normal rainfall during the season in India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the e-SANTA, consider the following statements:

    1. It is an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and the buyers.

    2. It is an initiative of Union Ministry of Agriculture.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. With reference to the Poshan Gyan, consider the following statements:

    1. It is a national digital repository on health and nutrition.

    2. It is an initiative of Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 15 April

    1. Kazakhstan and which of the following country have launched the construction of an international center for trade and economic cooperation named 'Central Asia' on the borders of the two countries? A.
    2. Gyanvapi mosque, is located in:
    3. With reference to traditional new year, consider the following statements:

    1. According to the Luni-Solar calendar, the first day of the full moon of Chaitra is the beginning of the Hindu new year.

    2. In Kerala, the day is celebrated as 'Ugadi'.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the “Hydrogen Economy- the Indian Dialogue-2021”, consider the following statements:

    1. It is organized by NITI Aayog.

    2. The objective is to understand the progress of Hydrogen ecosystem across continents.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. With reference to the Mental Health and Normalcy Augmentation System (MANAS), consider the following statements:1. It was endorsed as a national program by the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC).
    2. It is a comprehensive, scalable, and national digital wellbeing platform and an app developed to augment mental well-being of Indian citizens.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 16 April

    1. Gruppe S” (Group S) is an organization mainly active in:
    2. With reference to Kumbh Mela, consider the following statements:1. According to UNESCO, Kumbh Mela is the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth attended by millions of people.
    2. The festival is held at Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik every four years by rotation.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. With reference to the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a not-for-profit organization working since 2003.

    2. NIXI has developed an IPv6 index portal for the Internet community.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. State of World Population Report 2021’ is published by:
    5. With reference to the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), consider the following statements:

    With reference to e-visa, consider the following statements:

    1. An e-visa facility for foreigners is provided only in medical and medical attendant categories.

    2. Entry through e-visas is allowed only at 28 designated international airports and five major seaports in India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 17 April

    1. With reference to the regulatory review authority 2.0, consider the following statements:

    1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the setting up of a regulatory review authority, RRA 2.0, to review its regulations internally and in consultation with other stakeholders.

    2. Deputy governor M Rajeshwar Rao has been appointed as the head of the RRA 2.0 which would be set up for a period of one year from May 1, 2021, unless its tenure is extended.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the whitest paint, consider the following statements:

    1. It was created by Engineers from Purdue University in the US.

    2. It is made up of barium sulphate.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the wholesale price index, consider the following statements:1. It was shot up to 7.39 per cent in March on a year-on-year basis.
    2. It takes into account the price at which the consumer buys goods.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    4. With reference to the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), consider the following statements:1. The Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will not be required to register for a fresh OCI card every time a new passport is issued in their name. 2. OCI card is a life-long visa for entry into and stay in India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    5. With reference to the Deendayal Antayodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), consider the following statements:1. It aims to advance women’s socio-economic empowerment by organising them into self-help groups (SHGs) and federations of the rural poor.
    2. In 2016, DAY-NRLM laid out a gender operational strategy to mainstream gender issues within its federated architecture, with a focus on training and capacity building of staff, cadres and institutions on gender issues.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    1. Global Gender Gap Report 2021 is published by:
    2. Chenab Railway bridge, often mentioned in news, is located in:
    3. What is Sadabahar, recently seen in news?
    4. With reference to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), consider the following statements:1. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Home affairs.
    2. The CBI headquarter is located in New Delhi.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    5. With reference to the INS Viraat, consider the following statements:

    1. INS Viraat was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy

    2. The ship was completed and commissioned in 1959 as the Royal Navy's HMS Hermes, and decommissioned in 1984.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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    1. Yamuna International Airport, recently seen in news, is located in:
    2. With reference to the 2nd Tranche of commercial coal mining, consider the following statements:

    1. This is the highest number of mines on offer in a particular tranche of auction after commencement of the auction regime since 2014.

    2. The coal mines on offer are only from the States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the 100+ curriculum based comic books, consider the following statements:

    1. It is an initiative of Department of School Education and Literacy, Union Ministry of Education.

    2. These comics can be accessed online on DIKSHA web portal (diksha.gov.in) or via the DIKSHA app on any android Smartphone.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Recently seen in news, Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho developed under which of the following government scheme?
    5. With reference to the Appointment of Judges, consider the following statements:

    1. For appointment of any Judge of SC (other than CJI), the CJI must be consulted.

    2. The keshavantha bharathi case has formalised the collegium system for the purpose of consultation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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    1. With reference to the Chief Justice of India, consider the following statements:

    1. Article 124 of the Constitution of India provides for the manner of appointing judges to the Supreme Court (SC).

    2. Seniority at the apex court is determined by age.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the “double mutant” coronavirus variant, consider the following statements:

    1. According to Union Health Ministry a unique “double mutant” coronavirus variant with a combination of mutations not seen anywhere else in the world has been found in India.

    2. Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG) is a consortium of 10 laboratories across the country.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. Shigmo is the celebration of a ‘rich, golden harvest of paddy’ by the tribal communities of which of the following state?
    4. In which one of the following States is Kanha Tiger Reserve located?
    5. Zabarwan range is located in:

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    1. With reference to the electronic voting machines (EVMs), consider the following statements:
    1. It was introduced in the Paravur Assembly constituency in Ernakulam, Kerala in the 1982 polling, a first in the country.
    2. In 1992, Parliament inserted Section 61A in the Representation of the People Act, 1951 and rules validating the use of the EVM and paving way for their use in elections.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. With reference to the Overseas Citizens of India, consider the following statements:
    1. OCI citizens are of Indian origin but they are foreign passport holders and are not citizens of India.
    2. India does not allow dual citizenship but provides certain benefits under Section 7B(I) of the Citizenship Act, 1955 to the OCIs.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. With reference to the National School of Drama (NSD), consider the following statements:

    1. It was set up in 1959 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and became an independent school in 1975.

    2. It is an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is located in:
    5. Which of the following city police inaugurated a ‘Transgender Community Desk’ claimed to be the first-of-its-kind gender inclusive community policing initiative in the country?

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  • March 2021

    Welcome to your 1st march

    1. With respect to “lateral entry”, consider the following statements:

    1. The induction of personnel at middle and senior management levels recommended by NITI Aayog, in its three-year Action Agenda.

    2. Individuals would be contracted for three to five years for “reserved/unreserved” posts in the central government.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. What is “Anand”, recently seen in news?
    3. Which of the following is the only industrialised nation where having different surnames for married spouses is illegal?
    4. Which of the following state is trying to revive a “khujli ghar “, a traditional form of punishment that seeks to check crime with an itch in time? A
    5. With respect to “Tuni”, consider the following statements:

    1. It is a town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

    2. It is known for mango export, with nearly 250 varieties.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 2ND MARCH

    1. With reference to the Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a centrally sponsored scheme.

    2. Implementing Agencies (IAs) are engaging Cluster-Based Business Organizations (CBBOs) to aggregate, register & provide professional handholding support to each FPO for a period of 5 years.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), consider the following statements:

    1. Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) is the head of the Integrated Defence Staff which acted as the point organisation for jointmanship in the Ministry of Defence.

    2. The CISC is a five-star rank officer from the three Services in rotation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a statutory body.

    2. It is under the Union Ministry of Finance.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the Press Information Bureau, consider the following statements:

    1. It is one of the media units working under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.

    2. It was established in 1919 as a small cell under Home Ministry under the British government.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. Pompeii was an ancient city located in:

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    1. With reference to the electronic voting machines (EVMs), consider the following statements:
    1. It was introduced in the Paravur Assembly constituency in Ernakulam, Kerala in the 1982 polling, a first in the country.
    2. In 1992, Parliament inserted Section 61A in the Representation of the People Act, 1951 and rules validating the use of the EVM and paving way for their use in elections.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. With reference to the Overseas Citizens of India, consider the following statements:
    1. OCI citizens are of Indian origin but they are foreign passport holders and are not citizens of India.
    2. India does not allow dual citizenship but provides certain benefits under Section 7B(I) of the Citizenship Act, 1955 to the OCIs.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. With reference to the National School of Drama (NSD), consider the following statements:

    1. It was set up in 1959 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and became an independent school in 1975.

    2. It is an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is located in:
    5. Which of the following city police inaugurated a ‘Transgender Community Desk’ claimed to be the first-of-its-kind gender inclusive community policing initiative in the country?

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    Welcome to your 10 march

    1. With reference to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a central sector scheme

    2. The scheme is administered by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. Who was Udupi Ramachandra Rao?
    3. The bridge ‘Maitri Setu’ has been built over which of the following river?
    4. With reference to the UAPA (Unlawful Activities [Prevention] Act), consider the following statements:

    1. Cases under the UAPA are investigated only by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

    2. Under the UAPA, getting bail is rare and the investigating agency has up to 365 days to file a charge sheet.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. With reference to the Agriculture Voltage Technology, consider the following statements:

    1. Agri-voltaic system of 105 KW capacity was developed by ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur.

    2. Under component -I of KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha Utthan Mahabhiyan) scheme, there is a provision for installation of agri-voltaic system in farmers’ fields with a capacity ranging from 500 KW to 2 MW.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 11 march

    1. Herath festival is one of the biggest festivals of:
    2. With reference to the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN), consider the following statements:

    1. It is a non-lapsable reserve fund for Health in the Public Account.

    2. Proceeds of share of health in the Health and Education Cess will be credited into PMSSN.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award, consider the following statements:

    1. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) received the prestigious “King Bhumibol World Soil Day - 2020 Award”.

    2. It is an initiative of Greenpeace International.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. India and which of the following country is participating in the joint military exercise called “DUSTLIK II”?
    5. Ramagundam, recently seen in news, is located in:

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    Welcome to your 15th March

    1. To commemorate the heroism of Lachit Borphukan on 24 November each year Lachit Divas (Lachit Day) is celebrated in which of the following state?
    2. With reference to the Index Monitoring Cell (IMC), consider the following statements:1. The Index Monitoring Cell (IMC) was set up by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry with stakeholders to improve India’s ranking in the World Press Freedom Index and to evolve an objective yardstick to gauge media freedom.
    2. The panel has recommended that consent of the Press Council of India is a prerequisite before filing an FIR against the media or a publication.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. The Comoros is an island country in the:
    4. With reference to the NewSpace India Limited, consider the following statements:

    1. NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) is a Public Sector Enterprise (PSE) of Government of India and commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

    2. It was established in 2010.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. With reference to the NewSpace India Limited, consider the following statements:

    1. The Central government has reconstituted an advisory committee to chalk out a plan for studying the mythical Sarasvati river for the next two years.

    2. The committee would continue to be chaired by the Culture Minister.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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    Welcome to your 17 MARCH

    1. With reference to a report on Global air pollution by IQ Air, consider the following statements:1. Delhi remained the most polluted capital city in the world.
    2. India is the third most polluted country in 2020, unlike in 2019, when its air was the fifth most noxious.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. With reference to the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India Limited (HHEC), consider the following statements:

    1. The Union Cabinet has approved the closure of Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India Limited (HHEC).

    2. It was under the administrative control of the Ministry of Finance.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the development finance institution (DFI), consider the following statements:

    1. The Union Cabinet has recently cleared a Bill to set up a government-owned development finance institution (DFI) with initial paid-up capital of Rs 20,000 crore.

    2. The DFI will be fully government-owned initially and the promoter’s stake will be brought down to 26 per cent in the next few years.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. World Energy Transitions Outlook report, recently seen in news, released by:
    5. Which of the following state government has recently announced 75% reservation in private sector jobs with a salary of up to Rs 30,000 for locals?

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    Welcome to your 19 March

    1. With reference to the electoral bonds, consider the following statements:

    1. An electoral bond is like a promissory note that can be bought by any Indian citizen or company incorporated in India from select branches of State Bank of India. 

    2. It has to be redeemed by Political parties within 365 days only in their specified account.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the Vehicle Scrapping Policy, consider the following statements:

    1. The new policy provides for fitness tests after the completion of 20 years in the case of privately owned vehicles and 15 years in the case of commercial vehicles.

    2. Any vehicle that fails the fitness test or does not manage renewal of its registration certificate may be declared as an End of Life Vehicle.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021, consider the following statements:

    1. It increases the maximum foreign investment allowed in an insurance company from 49% to 100%.

    2. The Act requires insurers to hold a minimum investment in assets which would be sufficient to clear their insurance claim liabilities.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is located in
    With reference to the Pritzker Architecture Prize, consider the following statements:

    1. The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually to honor a living architect.

    2. It was founded in 2000 and is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of architecture.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 20 March

    1. Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, often mentioned in news, was released by:
    2. With reference to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2021, consider the following statements:1. The amendment proposes to allow captive miners of both coal and other minerals to sell up to 50 per cent of their production after meeting the requirements of the end-use plant and on paying additional royalty to the state government.
    2. The amendment proposes to fix additional royalty payments to states for the extension of mining leases for central public sector enterprises.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    3. Which of the following Vedic literature is the source of Gāyatrī Mantra?
    4. Ranthambore tiger sanctuary, recently seen in news, is located in:
    5. Which of the following state government announced the launch of SAAMAR (Strategic Action for Alleviation of Malnutrition and Anemia Reduction) campaign to tackle malnutrition in the state?

    Welcome to your 21 MARCH

    1. With reference to the Great Nicobar Island, consider the following statements:

    1. Nicobar megapode is the globally endangered bird unique to the Nicobars.

    2. Galathea National Park is a part of the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the Milan-2T, consider the following statements:

    1. The Milan-2T is a Tandem Warhead ATGM with the range of 1,850 metres, produced by BDL under license from MBDA Missile Systems, France.

    2. These missiles can be fired from ground as well as vehicle-based launchers and can be deployed in Anti-Tank Role for both offensive & defensive tasks.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Labour Bureau is an attached office of the Ministry of Labour & Employment.

    2. Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) is a Government of India enterprise under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), consider the following statements:

    1. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is a government regulatory agency that controls the prices of pharmaceutical drugs in India.

    2. It was constituted in 2010 as an attached office of the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. Who among the following is known as the Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation?

    Welcome to your 22 MARCH

    1. With reference to the Ken – Betwa link project, consider the following statements:1. This project involves transfer of water from the Ken to the Betwa River through the construction of Daudhan Dam and a canal linking the two rivers, the Lower Orr Project, Kotha Barrage and Bina Complex Multipurpose Project.
    2. The Project will be of immense benefit to the water starved region of Saurashtra. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. With reference to the International Day of Forests, consider the following statements:

    1. The United Nations observes March 15 as the International Day of Forests, commemorating the green cover around the world and reiterating its importance.

    2. The theme of the International Day of Forests for 2021 is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the new Nagar Van Scheme, consider the following statements:

    1. The scheme will fill the gap between the cities and villages in terms of having their own forest cover.

    2. Under the Nagar Van Scheme, Urban forests will be developed in 200 cities in its first phase.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021, consider the following statements:

    1. The bill seeks to establish the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development.

    2. Its objective is to support the development of long-term non-recourse infrastructure financing in India including development of the bonds and derivatives markets.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. Recently seen in news, Whitsun Reef is located in:

    Welcome to your 23 march

    1. With reference to the draft district-wise export promotion plan, consider the following statements:

    1. While foreign trade constitutes 45% of India’s GDP, most export promotion efforts are driven by the Centre.

    2. District Export Promotion Committees have been notified in the districts of all the States except West Bengal.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the Covishield, consider the following statements:

    1. Covishield is Serum Institute of India’s version of AZD1222.

    2. The AZD1222. vaccine developed by AstraZeneca in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), consider the following statements:

    1. United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) entered into a partnership with the Government of Denmark to support the Union Government’s flagship programme, Jal Jeevan Mission in Uttar Pradesh.

    2. UNOPS was established in 1973 as part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Buldhana district is famous for water conservation. It is located in:
    5. With reference to the Ganga Quest 2021, consider the following statements:

    1. Ganga Quest is an international bilingual (Hindi and English) online quiz on Ganga.

    2. It is being organized by NITI Aayog.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 24th March

    1. #FreedomPineapple campaign is sometimes mentioned in the news in the context of the affairs of:
    2. With reference to the Parosmia, consider the following statements:

    1. Parosmia is a medical term used to describe a condition in which affected individuals experience “distortions of the sense of smell”.

    2. Parosmia is a temporary condition and is not harmful.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

     

     

    Ethnic group

    Country

    1.

    Uighurs

    Pakistan

    2.

    Catalans

    Spain 

    3.

    Kurds 

    Qatar

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    4. Which of the following new initiatives has been launched under National Health Mission (NHM)?

    1. Social Awareness and Actions to Neutralize Pneumonia Successfully (SAANS) initiative

    2. Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan (SUMAN) initiative

    3. School Health and Wellness Ambassadors Initiative

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    5. e-Tendering Portal-PRANIT, recently seen in news, is an initiative of:

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    1. With reference to the Chief Justice of India, consider the following statements:

    1. Article 124 of the Constitution of India provides for the manner of appointing judges to the Supreme Court (SC).

    2. Seniority at the apex court is determined by age.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. With reference to the “double mutant” coronavirus variant, consider the following statements:

    1. According to Union Health Ministry a unique “double mutant” coronavirus variant with a combination of mutations not seen anywhere else in the world has been found in India.

    2. Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG) is a consortium of 10 laboratories across the country.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. Shigmo is the celebration of a ‘rich, golden harvest of paddy’ by the tribal communities of which of the following state?
    4. In which one of the following States is Kanha Tiger Reserve located?
    5. Zabarwan range is located in:

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    1. Yamuna International Airport, recently seen in news, is located in:
    2. With reference to the 2nd Tranche of commercial coal mining, consider the following statements:

    1. This is the highest number of mines on offer in a particular tranche of auction after commencement of the auction regime since 2014.

    2. The coal mines on offer are only from the States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the 100+ curriculum based comic books, consider the following statements:

    1. It is an initiative of Department of School Education and Literacy, Union Ministry of Education.

    2. These comics can be accessed online on DIKSHA web portal (diksha.gov.in) or via the DIKSHA app on any android Smartphone.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Recently seen in news, Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho developed under which of the following government scheme?
    5. With reference to the Appointment of Judges, consider the following statements:

    1. For appointment of any Judge of SC (other than CJI), the CJI must be consulted.

    2. The keshavantha bharathi case has formalised the collegium system for the purpose of consultation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 27th March

    1. India’s First Indo-Korean Friendship Park is located in:
    2. With reference to the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), consider the following statements:

    1. It targets to achieve 20% to 30% reduction in Particulate Matter concentrations by 2024 (with 2017 as base year).

    2. A National Knowledge Network comprising leading air quality specialists has also been constituted as a technical advisory group to support activities under NCAP.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the Indian beamline project, consider the following statements:

    1. The third phase of the Indian beamline project was initiated recently with special focus on industrial application research.

    2. It is initiative under India-France Scientific and Technological Cooperation.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the Right to Information act, consider the following statements:

    1. The Centre has only rejected 4.3% of all Right to Information (RTI) requests in 2019-20, the lowest ever rate, according to the Central Information Commission’s annual report.

    2. The RTI Act allows public authorities to reject RTI requests only on the ground of sovereignty, security and intelligence matters.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. The Tigray Region is located in:

    Welcome to your 28th March

    1. With reference to the Indian rhinoceros, consider the following statements:1. It is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List.
    2. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam has the highest density of Indian rhinos in the world.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. In which of the following scenarios companies have to disclose in their statutory financial filings to the Registrar of Companies (RoC)?

    1. any profit or loss on transactions involving cryptocurrency.

    2. the amount of cryptocurrency held on the reporting date.

    3. any deposits or advances received from anyone for the purpose of investing in cryptocurrencies or virtual currencies.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    3. Recently seen in news, Resolution 46/L1 is related to:
    4. With reference to the India and Bangladesh relations, consider the following statements:

    1. India and Bangladesh recently signed 5 MoUs in the fields of Disaster Management, trade, NCC, ICT and setting up of sports facilities.

    2. A direct passenger train named ‘Mitali Express’ will run between Dhaka and New Jalpaiguri.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. China and which of the following country recently signed what was described as a 25-year “strategic cooperation pact”?

    Welcome to your 30th March

    1. With reference to the Lok Sabha of India, consider the following statements:1. Termination of a session of the House by an order made by the President under article 85(2) is called ‘prorogation’.
    2. It is necessary that both the Houses should be prorogued simultaneously.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    2. The new version of Exam Warriors is written by:
    3.Which of the following state has been witnessing cyclones almost on a regular basis, Phailin in 2013, Hudhud in 2014, Titli in 2018, Fani 2019 and Amphan last year?
    4. The Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) is an initiative of Turkey and:
    5. With reference to the polling agent, consider the following statements:

    1. A polling agent is a person appointed as a representative of a political party as it is not possible for a candidate to be physically present at every polling booth on the day of the elections.

    2. As per the Election Commission’s rules, a polling agent should be familiar with the rules and procedures to conduct elections using EVMs and VVPATs, and with the working of these machines.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Welcome to your 31st March

    1. Recently, a group of lepidopterists have found a new butterfly species. In which part of India has it been discovered?
    2. With reference to the culex mosquitoes, consider the following statements:

    1. Culex mosquitoes are known carriers of Japanese encephalitis

    2. They can fly up to a distance of 1-1.5 km.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. With reference to the dust winds, consider the following statements:

     

    1. Delhi witnesses long-range transport of dust nearly every year from Rajasthan, and even from Afghanistan, during summer months.

    2. Dust storms are among the best natural sources of micro-nutrients for several tropical ecosystems

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. Recently seen in news, Ānandam: The Center for Happiness is located in:
    5. The joint exercise named VAJRA PRAHAR by the Special Forces of India and which of the following country?Add description here!
  • February 2021

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    1. With reference to groundhog (Marmota monax), consider the following statements:
    1. It is native only to India.

    2. It is listed as endangered on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. Which of the following port(s) is/are located in Indian Ocean?

    1. Port of Colombo

    2. Port of Mtwara

    3. Port of Antwerp

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    3. With reference to Covid-19, consider the following statements:

    1. The WHO has identified three new variants of coronavirus originating in the UK, Brazil and recently in South Africa.

    2. The South African variant carries a mutation called N501Y that appears to make it more contagious or easy to spread.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    4. With reference to the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), consider the following statements:

    1. United States has extended the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) nuclear arms control treaty with Russia for five years.

    2. The treaty, which first went into effect in 2011, limits the United States and Russia to deploying no more than 1,550 strategic nuclear warheads each and imposes restrictions on the land- and submarine-based missiles and bombers to deliver them.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. Consider the following statements:

    1.MetroNeo, recently seen in news, is to be adopted for the first time in the country in Nashik.

    2.National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently appointed Bhavya Lal as its acting chief of staff.

    Welcome to your 2nd Feb


    Welcome to your 5th Feb

    1. 1.With reference to the ‘Per Drop More Crop’ scheme, consider the following statements:

    1. It is a central sector scheme.

    2. It is a component of ‘Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY-PDMC)’.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    2. 2. With reference to the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), consider the following statements:

     

    1. SAGAR - Security and Growth for All in the Region is the theme of Indian Ocean Policy as outlined by Prime Minister of India in 2015.

    2. India is having a coast line of 15500 Kms.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    3. 3. Which of the following are the objectives of Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness Campaign (KAPILA)?

    1. creating awareness regarding Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Higher Education Institutions(HEIs)

    2. enabling of IP protection of inventions originating from faculty and students of HEIs

    3. development of Credit Course on IPR

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    4. 4. With reference to the National Safety Council, consider the following statements:

    1. It is a non-profit, self-financing apex body at the national level in India.

    2. It is an autonomous body, which was set up by the Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment in 1965.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    5. 5. Which of the following Union Ministry look after the development of :
    1. Ministry of Railways look after the development of Ropeways and Alternate Mobility Solutions.
    2. Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports organises Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram
    Which of the the statements are correct?

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