June 12, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. Macquarie Island, seen recently in news, is an oceanic island in the Arctic Ocean.
2. A rare moth species Mimeusemia ceylonica has been spotted for the first time in India in Kalakkad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve.
3. A new superconductor ‘Red Matter’, which can operate at room temperature and a much lower pressure, has been created recently.
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. Macquarie Island is administered by Finland.
2. Kalakkad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve is located in Tamil Nadu.
3. Red Matter was formed by combining Promethium with hydrogen and nitrogen.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. Macquarie Island is the only place on earth where rocks from earth’s mantle are being actively exposed above sea-level.
2. Kalakkad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve forms a part of Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve.
3. Superconductors are materials that can conduct electric currents without any loss when they are cooled below a critical temperature.
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. Glacial retreat refers to the process of a glacier shrinking or receding in size over time due to a decrease in ice accumulation or an increase in ice melt.
2. A recent research shoes that glacier retreat rate is controlled by climate change and the topographic setting and morphology of the glacier.
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 Scrub typhus, a life-threatening infection is caused by virus, Orientia tsutsugamushi.
2. India is one of the hotspots of Scrub Typhus with at least 25% of the disease burden.
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 Truth Hounds was recently awarded Norway’s Sakharov Freedom Award.
2. Sakharov Freedom Award is named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.
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. A salt flat forms from a natural water body whose recharge rate is higher than the evaporation rate.
2. Salar de Uyuni salt flats are located in Chile.
 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 name of new future capital of Indonesia is-
  • (A) Bandung
  • (B) Nusantara
  • (C) Bali
  • (D) Semarang
Women Icons Leading Swachhata' (WINS) Awards 2023 are announced by-
  • (A) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  • (B) Ministry of Women and Child Dvelopment
  • (C) Ministry of Rural Development
  • (D) Ministry of Jal Shakti
Summit for Democracy is an initiative of-
  • (A) United Kingdom
  • (B) France
  • (C) Germany
  • (D) USA
Yaoshang festival is celebrated annually in the state of-
  • (A) Tripura
  • (B) Arunachal Pradesh
  • (C) Mizoram
  • (D) Manipur
International Day of Women Judges is observed on -
  • (A) March 8th
  • (B) March 9th
  • (C) March 10th
  • (D) March 11th
The second edition of snow marathon is going to be held at-
  • (A) Sissu
  • (B) Mandi
  • (C) Udaipur
  • (D) None of the above
The Tibetan Uprising Day is observed on_______ and the headquarters of Tibetan government in exile are located in_______.
  • (A) March 8th , Shimla
  • (B) March 9th , Dalhousie
  • (C) March 10th , Dharamshala
  • (D) March 11th , Dharamshala

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