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1.

Consider the following government portals / apps and the respective services provided by them:

  1. Saubhagya Web Portal – Monitoring household progress
  2. e-Sahaj portal – Security clearance for setting up businesses
  3. TAMRA – statutory clearances for mining operations

Which of the above is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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2.

Which of the following is known as planet hunter telescope?

[A] Parker solar prober
[B] TESS
[C] OSIRIS-REX
[D] TRACE

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3.

The two terms Cyclone-30 and Faraday Cup were making news recently. With which of the following, they are closely associated?

[A] Sports
[B] Music
[C] Healthcare
[D] Information Technology

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4.

Recently, India became the first country in the world to release a draft of India Cooling Action Plan proposing reduction in energy consumption for cooling by nearly 30% by 2037-38 from 2017-18 level. Which of the following is not a part of this plan?

[A] Reducing the demand of refrigerants
[B] Reducing number Cold Storage Warehouses
[C] Skilling the refrigeration and air-conditioning technicians
[D] R&D innovation ecosystem for indigenous development of alternative technologies

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5.

How the burning of forests under Jhoom cultivation adversely affects the environment?

  1. It make the soils devoid of nutrients such as Potash
  2. It increase surface run-off of water
  3. It increases emission of Green House Gases

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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6.

Recently, ISRO launched two satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 using PSLV-CA vehicle. How the PSLV-CA is different from PSLV-XL?

  1. PSLV-CA is upgraded version of PSLV-XL
  2. PSLV-CA does not use include strap-on boosters

Which of the above is / are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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7.

Consider the following statements with respect to the Kuttanad Below Sea Level Farming System:

  1. It is the only system in India that practices rice cultivation below sea level.
  2. Karapadam, Kayal and Kari are the main varieties of rice produced via this system

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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8.

Consider the following statements with respect to the World Economic Forum’s Human Development Index-2018?

  1. HDI is measured in three basic dimensions viz. health, education and standard of living
  2. India has been placed in the Medium Human Development category in the recent index

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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9.

With reference to the UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index, consider the following statements:

  1. This index assesses three vital dimensions of poverty viz. education, health and living standard
  2. It uses micro-data from household surveys such as deprivation of toilet, drinking water and sanitation

Which of the following is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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10. Which city is host to the 5th edition of Asian Para Games in 2026?
[A] Nagoya
[B] New Delhi
[C] Hangzhou
[D] Jakarta

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