April 17, 2024
Darkathon-2022, an initiative to counter drug trafficking through the darknet was recently organised by-
  • (A) Interpol
  • (B) Narcotics Control Bureau
  • (C) Central Bureau of Investigation
  • (D) National Investigation Agency
An inititative ‘Waste to Wealth Creation’ programme for women in West Bengal was recently launched by-
  • (A) State Bank of India
  • (B) National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development
  • (C) Small Industries Development Bank of India
  • (D) None of the above
A new book “Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War” released recently is authored by
  • (A) Samuel Moyn
  • (B) Greg Abott
  • (C) Elliot Abrahams
  • (D) Mumia Abu Jamal
Consider the following statements regarding Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE) scheme:
1. It is flagship Infrastructure program exclusively for the University sector.
2. The duration of support for PURSE Project will be for a period of 6 years.
Which of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding Bone Ossification Test-
1. It is the primary test for age determination.
2. This tests gives out the exact age of the person.
Which of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Recently a team of scientist calculated accurate value of Pluto's atmospheric pressure using India's largest optical telescope. This telescope is located in-
  • (A) Hanle, Ladakh
  • (B) Devasthal, Uttarakhnd
  • (C) Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu
  • (D) Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Consider the following statements regarding types of Stem Cell Transplant:
1. Autologous transplantation uses the patient's own stem cells.
2. Allogeneic transplantation is where stem cells come from another person, called a donor.
Which of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
The world’s first Chickenpox Vaccine was developed by-
  • (A) Luc Montagnier
  • (B) Edward Jenner
  • (C) Alexander Fleming
  • (D) Michiaki Takahash
Consider the following statements regarding ‘New India Literacy Programme’: ,
1. Objective of the scheme is to cover all aspects of Adult Education which include foundational literacy and numeracy.
2. It aligns with National Education Policy 2020.
Which of the above statements are correct?
  • (A) Only 1
  • (B) Only 2
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Shri Chennaveera Kanavi who passed recently, was a famous writer/poet of which language?
  • (A) Tamil
  • (B) Malayalam
  • (C) Telugu
  • (D) Kannada

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