July 23, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. World Health Organization (WHO) has added the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine to its list of prequalified vaccines.
2. Prequalification of vaccine is a prerequisite for vaccine procurement by UNICEF and funding support for deployment by Gavi.
3. The R21 vaccine is the first ever malaria vaccine prequalified by WHO.
4. Plasmodium falciparum is the most widespread of all of the malaria species.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 1 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 2 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. All "black tigers" in India are exclusively found in Similipal TR.
2. Such Melanism stems from a single mutation in the Transmembrane Aminopeptidase Q (Taqpep) gene.
3. STR is located within the West Bengal.
4. It is also a part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 1, 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 2, 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. ISRO has been awarded the 2023 Leif Erikson Lunar Prize for Chandrayaan 3.
2. Home Ministry has approved the deployment of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in the Parliament complex.
3. The white-bellied sea eagle is a large nocturnal bird of prey.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 & 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 3
Consider the following statements:
1. ISRO, previously the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR), was set up in 1962.
2. CISF was established under the recommendation of the Tandon
3. IUCN red list status of white-bellied sea eagle is - ‘vulnerable’
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 & 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 3
Consider the following statements:
1. Under Chandrayaan-3, ISRO managed to place the Pragyaan lander on the lunar surface and roll out the robotic rover, Vikram.
2. CISF also provides security to the protected persons classified as Z Plus, Z, X, Y.
3. The white-bellied sea eagle lives primarily in terrestrial habitats near the ocean, especially coasts, islands, and estuaries.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 & 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 3
Consider the following statements:
1. Delhi Airport has won "Special Prize for an Interior" at the 2023 Prix Versailles.
2. The Prix Versailles awards are exclusively given to airports around the world for architecture.
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. PRAYAS (Promoting Regular & Assisted Migration for Youth and Skilled Professionals), was launched by International Organisation for Migration in partnership with the Ministry of
2. IOM headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.
Which of the following statements is/ are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
National Farmer's Day, or Kisan Diwas, is observed on-
  • (A) December 20
  • (B) December 21
  • (C) December 22
  • (D) December 23
The term ‘Chilla-i-Kalan’ is associated with-
  • (A) Cold weather
  • (B) Food/ hot beverage
  • (C) Handmade carpets
  • (D) None of the above
A major volcanic eruption of Mount Ulawun took place recently in-
  • (A) Philippines
  • (B) Papua New Guinea
  • (C) Chile
  • (D) Indonesia

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