April 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. New Space India Limited (NSIL) will launch GSAT-20 on-board the Falcon-9.
2. The GSAT-20 is a high- throughput Ka-band Satellite (HTS) which will be fully owned, operated and funded by NSIL.
3. Falcon 9 is a reusable, four-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX.
4. Falcon 9 is the world’s first orbital class reusable rocket.
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. Kochi-Lakshadweep Islands Submarine Optical Fibre Connection aims to connect Kochi with all the islands of Lakshadweep.
2. The project is funded by World Bank.
3. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is the Project Executing Agency.
4. Lakshadweep will be connected through Submarine Optic Fibre Cable, for the first time since independence.
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. Sikki grass grows indigenously in the mountainous regions of Uttarakhand and Sikkim.
2. The world’s first polar bear death due to H5N1 bird flu virus has been reported in Alaska.
3. Fog Pass Device is a GPS based navigation device which helps the loco pilot to navigate during dense fog conditions.
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. Sikki got the geographical identification tag in 2018.
2. Polar Beer is the largest land carnivore in the world.
3. Fog Pass Device is suitable for all types of locomotives and sections like single line, double line, electrified as well as non electrified sections.
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.Sikki is also known as ‘Kaincha’or ‘Golden Grass’ for its colour.
2. Polar bears do not hibernate like the brown and black bears.
3. Fog Pass Device is suitable for train speeds up to 250 KMPH.
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. Rani Velu Nachiyar was the princess of the Ramnad Kingdom of Ramanathapuram.
2. She is revered as the first queen to fight against the British colonial power in India.
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. 'SMART 2.0'- Scope for Mainstreaming Ayurveda Research among Teaching professionals program was launched by Ministry of Health and Family welfare.
2. It aims to promote robust clinical studies in priority areas of Ayurveda with Ayurveda academic institutions/hospitals across the country through mutual collaboration.
Which of the following statements is/ are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements:
1. Nadia Calvino has been recently named as the first female president of the European Investment Bank.
2. European Investment Bank is based in Lichtenstein.
Which of the following statements is/ are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Who has been recently honoured with the prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award?
  • (A) Ashok Gehlot
  • (B) Brij Kishore Sharma
  • (C) Dalbir Singh Shergill
  • (D) R. Kamboj
Which state has reduced the qualifying age for old-age pension to 50 years for Dalits and tribals?
  • (A) Bihar
  • (B) Jharkhand
  • (C) West Bengal
  • (D) Odisha
_______has become the first state in India to map all 784 accident black spots on the Mappls App, developed by Map My India.
  • (A) Punjab
  • (B) Gujarat
  • (C) Kerala
  • (D) Tamil Nadu

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