February 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has released The Global Drought Snapshot.
2. As per the report, 84 billion people are drought stricken globally.
3. UNCCD is one of three Conventions originated at the 1972 Stockholm Summit.
4. UNCCD is a legally binding treaty that obliges national governments to take measures to tackle the issue of desertification.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1, 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. Navy Day is observed every year on December 4th.
2. It is marked to commemorate the success of Operation Vijay which took place during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
3. Sindhudurg Fort was commissioned by Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj between 1664 and 1667.
4. The Fort is located on a small island in the Arabian Sea near the shore of Malvan.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. ‘Hydrogen for Heritage’ scheme, is a plan to operate hydrogen-powered trains on all railway routes by 2040.
2. Currently, only USA commercially operates hydrogen-powered trains.
3. India’s plan to develop the technology involves retrofitment of hydrogen fuel cells on diesel electric multiple unit (DEMU) rakes.
4. Hydrogen fuel cells use the chemical energy of hydrogen to produce electricity.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. LeadIT was launched by India and Sweden at the UN Climate Action Summit in 2019.
2. It brings together countries, companies and industry experts to achieve net-zero emissions from heavy industries by 2050.
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. The Global Green Credit Initiative envisions a market-based approach to rewarding individuals, communities, and organisations for undertaking environmentally positive actions.
2. Green Credits initiative in India has been notified through Green Credit Rules, 2023 by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
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. Scientists have created tiny robots, called anthrobots from stem cells sourced from embryos of the African clawed frog.
2. They hold promise for regenerative medicine, wound healing, and disease treatment.
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. The Hump Museum was inaugurated recently in Meghalaya.
2. Military aircraft transported supplies like fuel, food, and ammunition through this treacherous route during World War I.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
The World Computer Literacy Day is marked annually on-
  • (A) December 2nd
  • (B) December 3rd
  • (C) December 4th
  • (D) December 5th

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