April 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) was established in
2. The Office of PSA was placed under the Cabinet Secretariat in August 2018.
3. Prime Minister’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC) works under the office of PSA.
4. Deep Ocean Exploration Mission, AI (Artificial Intelligence) Mission, National Quantum Mission are some of the missions approved under PMSTIAC.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 1 & 3 only
  • (C) 2, 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. Sri Lanka recently welcomed the Indian Navy submarine INS Karanj at its Colombo port.
2. INS Khanderi is one of six Kalvari-class submarines under Project 75.
3. Project 75 entails manufacturing 6 nuclear submarines based on the Scorpène class.
4. Project 75 submarines are manufactured at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers.
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. Davis Cup is world's largest annual team sporting competition.
2. Shankar Mahadevan and Zakir Hussain's fusion band ‘Shakti’ bagged the Grammy's award for ‘Best Global Music Album’ for ‘This Moment’.
3. The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be hosted by France.
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. India first participated in the Davis Cup tournament in 1948.
2. The 66th annual Grammy Awards 2024 were held in London.
3. The final of FIFA World Cup 2026 has been scheduled in Paris.
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. Davis Cup was first played in 1900 between USA and Canada.
2. Taylor Swift won album of the year at the Grammy Awards 2024 for “Midnights”.
3. The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be 104-game tournament showcasing 48 teams.
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. Anusandhan Research Foundation (ANRF) Act has repealed Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008.
2. The Governing Board of ANRF is headed by Union Minister of Science and Technology.
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. South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program, a project-based partnership, has all the members of SAARC as members.
2. The New Development Bank serves as Secretariat to the SASEC Program.
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. Abhinav Bindra, India’s first Olympic gold medallist, will take part as Torchbearer for the Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Relay.
2. Olympia, Greece is considered as the birthplace of the Olympics.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following institute will partner with Munitions India Limited to develop India’s first indigenously-designed 155 Smart Ammunition?
  • (A) IIT Madras
  • (B) IIT Delhi
  • (C) IIT Bombay
  • (D) IIT Ropar
Which state has announced to set up dedicated help desk for all young people living in the USA?
  • (A) Maharashtra
  • (B) Gujarat
  • (C) Telangana
  • (D) Punjab

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