June 16, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1 World Seagrass Day was celebrated on March 1.
2. ‘VAIBHAV Fellowship’ was recently launched by Ministry of External Affairs.
3. Other Effective Area – based Conservation Measures (OECM) site lies within the protected areas.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 There are currently 72000 recorded types of seagrass in the world, covering an area of around 300,000 square kilometers.
2. Vaibhav Fellowship scheme is for NRI researchers.
3. Aravalli Biodiversity Park was the first OECM site in India.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 Seagrass sediments contain nearly twice the amount of carbon per area compared with land soil.
Under Vaibhav Fellowship scheme applicants must have obtained a Ph.D/M.D/M.S degree from a recognized University.
3. The OECM tag is provided by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 A new Indian Air Force mountain radar is planned to be set up in Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary.
2. Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Arunachal Pradesh.
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 PALM 400 is an armed remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) built by AVision Systems.
2. It is a high precision loitering system launched from a canister which can loiter for up to 120 minutes.
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 News Broadcasting and Digital Standards Authority is a governmental body.
2. It is funded by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
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 Vinod Kumar Shukla has won the 2023 PEN/Nabokov Award for lifetime achievement in literature.
2. The PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature is awarded biennially by PEN America.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Windsor Framework is the deal agreed upon between-
  • (A) United Kingdom and European Union
  • (B) USA and Russia
  • (C) Russia and Ukraine
  • (D) None of the above
Which is the only state to perform well in Indian States’ Electricity Transition (Set) Report released by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)?
  • (A) Punjab
  • (B) Himachal Pradesh
  • (C) Sikkim
  • (D) Karnataka
Consider the following statements:
1 Special Protection Group is meant only for the Prime Minister and his immediate family.
2. Z+ security has 26 security personnel for mobile security and 12 (plus eight) for residence security.
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 term ‘Front Running’ is associated with-
  • (A) athletics
  • (B) F1 racing
  • (C) Share/Equity trading
  • (D) ecological niche
Consider the following statements:
1 DNA vaccine uses a copy of a genetic sequence from a part of a pathogen to stimulate body’s immune system.
2. However, DNA vaccine is less stable than RNA vaccine.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Recently Rs 1,311.20 crore under the phase-1 of the proposed infrastructure development investment programme has been approved by-
  • (A) Asian Development Bank
  • (B) World Bank
  • (C) International Monetary Fund
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1 The Himachal Pradesh Sadhbhawana Legacy Cases Resolution Scheme 2023 will be notified for three months initially.
2. Interest and penalty have been waived in the scheme.
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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