UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 31

Which of the following committee(s) is/are constituted to boost coal-based hydrogen production in India?
  1. Vinod Kumar Tiwari Committee
  2. R K Malhotra Committee
  3. Usha Thorat Committee
  4. M B Lal Committee
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With reference to the pgSIT(precision-guided sterile insect technique), consider the following:
  1. It is a CRISPR-based technique for controlling mosquito population.
  2. It alters the gene responsible for fertility in female mosquitoes.
  3. In male mosquitoes, it targets the gene responsible for flight- rendering them flightless.
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
Consider the following statements on Tribunal’s Search-cum-Selection Committee(SCSC):
  1. The SCSC is chaired by the CJI or a Supreme Court Judge nominated by him.
  2. Both, the Chief Justice of India and the secretary under the concerned ministry have a casting vote in the SCSC.
  3. The chairperson of the tribunal holds office for a term of 4 years or till the attainment of 65 years of age.
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
Carbon dioxide is a constituent of which of the following gases?
  1. Syngas
  2. Water gas
  3. Producer gas
  4. Coal gas
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Consider the following statements:
  1. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated
  2. Unsaturated fats are healthier than saturated fats
  3. Dairy products mostly contain saturated fats
  4. Trans Fats generally raise both LDL and HDL
Which of the above is/are correct?

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