February 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. India's first multi-wavelength space telescope, AstroSat, has successfully detected its 6000th Gamma-ray Burst (GRB) recently.
2. AstroSat is the first dedicated Indian astronomy mission aimed at studying celestial sources in X-ray, optical and UV spectral bands simultaneously.
3. Gamma-ray bursts are the universe's most powerful explosions, often associated with the creation of black holes.
4. AstroSat uses 5 payloads for observation and is stationed in an orbit 650km high.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 2, 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1, 2 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. Financial Stability Board (FSB) recently published the 2023 list of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs).
2. None of the Indian Banks is on the list.
3. FSB was established in 2009 after the G7 Summit in London.
4. SBI, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank are identified as Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) in India.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. A report titled Gender-related killings of women and girls (femicide/feminicide) was recently released by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and UNICEF.
2. As per report, globally, nearly 89,000 women and girls were killed intentionally in 2022.
3. Dowry-related reasons consistently topped the list as the leading cause of gender-related deaths in India.
4. UNODC headquarters are located in New York, USA.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. India and Indonesia were the top two beneficiaries of the European Union’s Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) schemes.
2. GSP was instituted under the aegis of World Trade Organisation.
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. 'FASTER 2.0' portal is designed to promptly inform jail authorities, trial courts, and high courts about court orders for the release of prisoners.
2. A recently released Hindi version of the e-SCR portal allows access to Supreme Court judgments in Hindi, making legal information more accessible and inclusive.
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. Amplifi 2.0(Assessment and Monitoring Platform for Liveable, Inclusive and Future-ready urban India) was released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
2. All urban local bodies (ULB) have been on-boarded the platform.
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. Amaterasu is the highest ever energy cosmic particle detected.
2. It is named after the Chinese Sun goddess.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed on
  • (A) November 27th
  • (B) November 28th
  • (C) November 29th
  • (D) November 30th

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