July 12, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1 United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is a high level advisory body to UN Security Council.
2. Lesser Flamingo is the smallest of all flamingos but has the largest population.
3. Sanchi, a world heritage site, is all set to become India's first solar city.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on 29th
2. IUCN status for Lesser Flamingo is ‘Vulnerable’.
3. Sanchi Stupa was built by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in the third century BC.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 UNPFII is headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland.
2. Pulicat Lake is the second-largest fresh water lake in the country.
3. Buddhist monuments at Sanchi were recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 Quasars are very bright, distant and active supermassive black holes.
2. 1 parsec is a unit of time used in astronomy, equal to about 3.26 light years.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1 Sun Temple at Konark was built by King Narasimha Deva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1244.
2. It is built using Khondalite rocks and is called 'Black Pagoda' due to its dark colour.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements about Mahila Samman Savings Certificate Scheme:
1 It offers an attractive interest rate of 7.5 per cent compounded quarterly.
2. The minimum investment amount is Rs 10000, and the maximum investment authorised is Rs 2 lakh.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1 Hemis Monastery is the largest monastic institution in Ladakh.
2. Thiksey Monastery is known for annual Gustor Festival.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Manamadurai pottery from _________recently got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • (A) Kerala
  • (B) Kerala Andhra Pradesh
  • (C) Karnataka
  • (D) Tamil Nadu
Mamukkoya, who passed away recently, was a renowned-
  • (A) Footballer
  • (B) Actor
  • (C) Painter
  • (D) Environmentalist
Exercise Ajeya Warrior is a bieenial Training event between India and-
  • (A) UK
  • (B) USA
  • (C) Japan
  • (D) France
The small heritage town of Haripur, seen recently in news, is located in-
  • (A) Shimla
  • (B) Kangra
  • (C) Chamba
  • (D) Una

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