April 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. X-ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat) was recently launched by ISRO.
2. XPoSat is the world’s first satellite-based mission dedicated to making X-ray polarimetry measurements
3. XPoSat comprises two payloads- Indian X-ray Polarimeter (POLIX) and X-ray Spectroscopy and Timing (XSPECT).
4. XPoSat is stationed in a precise circular orbit of 35786 km with six-degree inclination.
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. Pangolins are only known mammals that have scales, over full body, made of keratin.
2. Indian Pangolin and Chinese Pangolin are two species found in India.
3. These are diurnal mammals that dig burrows and feed on ants and termites.
4. Both Indian Pangolin and Chinese Pangolin are listed as critically endangered in IUCN red list.
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. Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO was formed in 1958.
2. BRICS bloc has expanded to include Egypt, Kenya, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates
3. Vivek Srivastava has been appointed as Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.
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. DRDO is the R&D wing of Ministry of Home Affairs.
2. The acronym BRIC was coined in 2001 by economist Logan Paul.
3. Anish Dayal Singh has been appointed as the new Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force.
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. DRDO headquarters are located in Bengaluru.
2. The BRICS bloc operates by consensus.
3. Rahul Rasgotra has been appointed as Director General of Fire Service, Civil Defence & Home Guards.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 3 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 & 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 3
Consider the following statements:
1. Exercise DESERT CYCLONE is a joint exercise between India and Saudi Arabia.
2. Its inaugural edition is being held in Al Nufud Al Kabir.
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 post of Executive Chairman of NALSA is occupied by the second-senior judge of the Supreme Court.
2. Supreme Court Legal Services Committee is constituted under Section 3A of the Legal Service Authorities Act, 1987. 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. Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations and facilities between India and Pakistan came into force in 1991.
2. India and Pakistan inform each other of the nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under the Agreement on the first of January of every calendar year.
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 first all-girls Sainik School- Samvid Gurukulam Girls Sainik School, has been opened at-
  • (A) Lucknow
  • (B) Varanasi
  • (C) Mathura
  • (D) Vrindavan
The state song of West Bengal, 'Banglar Mati Banglar Jal', has been written by -
  • (A) Rabindranath Tagore
  • (B) Mamta Banerjee
  • (C) Jibanananda Das
  • (D) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Consider the following statements:
1. Himachal Pradesh Government issued a notification granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to the Hattee community.
2. The Scheduled Caste (SC) community has been excluded from the notification.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2

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