July 19, 2024
Consider the following statements regarding the "AFSPA":
1. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in parts of Nagaland, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh for another six months.
2. The Act in its original form was promulgated by the British in response to the Quit India movement in 1942.
3. The power to declare any territory “disturbed” initially lay with the states, but passed to the Centre in 1992.
4. In 1995 Government-appointed five-member committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge, B.P. Jeevan Reddy, recommended that AFSPA be repealed.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 1 & 3 only
  • (C) 2 & 3 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements regarding the 'UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARKS NETWORK':
1. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO)’s Executive Board has approved the addition of 28 new sites situated in Brazil, China, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, and Spain to the UNESCO Global Geoparks network.
2. The total number of geoparks in the network becomes 213 geoparks in 48 countries.
3. Global Geoparks Network is a non-profit International Association officially established in 2014.
4. The UNESCO Global Geopark designation was created in 2019 and recognizes “geological heritage of international significance”.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements regarding the "Government e-Market (GeM) Portal":
1. The procurement of goods and services through the Government e-Market (GeM) portal has witnessed a significant surge, doubling to over Rs 4 lakh crore in the current fiscal year compared to Rs 2 lakh crore in the previous fiscal.
2. GeM was launched in the year 2016 to facilitate procurement of goods and services by many government departments and organizations. It is an online platform launched by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
Which of the above statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the "Vaikom Satyagraha":
1. The Vaikom Satyagraha was launched on March 30, 1934 against the ban imposed on members of marginalized communities in the surroundings of Vaikom Mahadevar Temple.
2. It was launched by leaders in Kerala such as T.K. Madhavan, K.P. Kesava Menon and George Joseph, on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi.
Which of the above statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the "Miami Open 2024":
1. Italy’s Jannik Sinner won the ATP Miami Open Masters 1000 title.
2. Ace Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Australian partner Matt Ebden clinched the men’s doubles crown at the Miami Open 2024.
Which of the above statements is/ are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the "Central Bureau of Investigation":
1. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was created by the Government of India in 1963.
2. The beginning of the establishment was initiated by the Malhotra Committee from 1962-1964.
Which of the above statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
What is the name of India’s first AI-based film?
  • (A) LUMPI
  • (B) IRAH
  • (C) YONO
  • (D) SAKHI
Which IIT will host the 6th Shastra Rapid FIDE Rated Chess Tournament?
  • (A) IIT Guwahati
  • (B) IIT Delhi
  • (C) IIT Madras
  • (D) IIT Bombay
Former MLA Tek Chand Dogra is passed away Recently. He was MLA from which constituency?
  • (A) Darang
  • (B) Seraj
  • (C) Nachan
  • (D) Karsog

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