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Question-1

Consider the following statements with reference to Chairman of Rajya Sabha.

  1. The Vice President of India is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha
  2. In the absence of the Speaker, it is the Chairman who presides over a Joint Sitting of the Parliament
  3. When the Vice President discharges the functions of the President, he can simultaneously perform the duties of the Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
2 only

Question-2

Consider the following statements with reference to NAFED.

  1. National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED), established in 1958, is registered under the Multi State Co-operative Societies Act
  2. NAFED is the national level marketing agency for agricultural products in the Cooperative Sector.
  3. ‘Cooperative Societies’ is a Subject of both states and centre i.e. they are listed in the Concurrent List

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only

Question-3

Consider the following statements with reference to Central Information Commission of India.

  1. The Information commissioners are appointed by the President of India on the recommendation of a committee comprising of: Prime Minister (Chairperson), Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, and the Union Home Minister.
  2. The CIC submits an annual report to the President on the implementations of the provisions of the Act This report is then placed before both the Houses of Parliament.

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-4

Consider the following statements with reference to Colour Coded Weather Warning

  1. It is issued by the country’s apex weather agency Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) from Ministry of Earth Sciences.
  2. Green, Amber, Yellow and Red is the order of colour coded warnings issued by the Department.

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-5

The Kurds Community is found in which of the following countries?

  1. Syria
  2. Iran
  3. Jordan
  4. UAE

Choose the correct option

A) 1 only
B) 1 and 2 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) 2, 3 and 4 only

Question-6

Consider the following statements regarding Ajanta Paintings.

  1. They represent a blend of the themes of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.
  2. They were patronized by Satvahanas, Vakatakas and Chalukyas.

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-7

Consider the following statements regarding Biomarkers.

  1. Biomarkers are key molecular or cellular events that link a specific environmental exposure to a health outcome.
  2. Biomarkers play an important role in understanding the relationships between exposure to environmental chemicals, the development of chronic human diseases, and the identification of subgroups that are at increased risk for disease.

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-8

Consider the following statements regarding Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir(PoK)

  1. The POK region comprises of only the Gilgit Baltistan Region.
  2. A sizeable area of PoK was handed over by Pakistan to China.

Which of the above statements are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2