April 24, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) announced the launch of its first-ever Data Dashboard.
2. UNCCD is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management.
3. It was established in 1972 after Stockholm Summit.
4. The UNCCD permanent secretariat is located in Nairobi, Kenya.
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. Recently, 124 PM-Shri schools were launched in the state of Haryana.
2. It is a central sector scheme under the Ministry of Education launched in 2022.
3. The schools now under PM Shri are completely new ones.
4. The scheme will be implemented from 2022-23 to 2026-27.
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. Bharat Petroleum has successfully commenced the production of Reference Gasoline and Diesel fuels for the first time in India.
2. Reference gasoline fuels will be available from Panipat Refinery while reference diesel fuel shall be available from Paradip Refinery.
3. Specification requirements of reference fuels are more stringent than commercial gasoline and diesel.
4. Reference fuels are premium high-value products, used for calibration and testing of vehicles by auto OEMs and organizations.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 & 4 only
  • (D) 1 & 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1. Anamalai Tiger Reserve is carved out of the Kerala portion of the Anamalais.
2. It lies South of the Palakkad gap in the Southern Western Ghats.
3. Western Ghats are considered as one of eight “hottest hot spots”.
4. The total area of the Tiger Reserve is 9580.59 sq.km.
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. Competition Commission of India has become a member of the steering group of the International Competition Network for the firt time.
2. The ICN comprises 140 competition agencies from 130 countries.
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 WHO target of 25 X 25 inititative covers four Non Communicable diseases. Which of the following is not included?
  • (A) Cancer
  • (B) Cardiovascular disease
  • (C) Chronic respiratory diseases
  • (D) Chronic kidney disease
Consider the following statements:
1. The report ‘Interconnected Disaster Risks Report 2023’ was recently published by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
2. It reported that India is close to reaching its groundwater depletion tipping point.
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 37th edition of the National Games are being held in-
  • (A) Goa
  • (B) Maharashtra
  • (C) Haryana
  • (D) Kerala
Indian Army’s first Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) was installed at Special Forces Training School located in-
  • (A) Shimla
  • (B) Lhaul Spiti
  • (C) Chamba
  • (D) Kangra

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