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23 Feb 2022
Question :
Which of the following multilateral bodies are involved in the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction?
  1. The International Seabed Authority
  2. The International Maritime Organisation
  3. International Whaling Commission
Choose the correct code:

2 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN ECONOMY       
22 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements:
  1. CRISPR — Cas9 is an example of application of synthetic biology.
  2. India had set up a task force on systems biology and synthetic biology research in 2017, as part of the first three-year action agenda of NITI Aayog.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

1 only 
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY      
21 Feb 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the use of Kisan drones:
  1. Kisan Drones will be used to boost the agricultural sector in the country. 
  2. As the government aims to promote chemical-free national farming, Kisan Drones will prove to be a game changer.
  3. Drones are being used in many different areas including mapping of land, supply of medicines and vaccines, and spraying of pesticides.
Which among the statement/s given above is/are correct?

1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES      
20 Feb 2022
Question : With reference to India’s biodiversity Crytodactylus exercitus, Cyrtodactylus lungleiensis and Cyrtodactylus siahaensis are new species of:

Monkey
Tortoise
Lizard
Frog

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
19 Feb 2022
Question :
SVAMITVA scheme is run by which of the following ministries? 

Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Ministry of Science & Technology
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES     
18 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements: 
  1. National maritime security coordinator (NMSC) to ensure effective coordination and cooperation among multiple central and state authorities dealing with the domain in the coastal areas, but not in the high seas.
  2. Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar is the country’s first national maritime security coordinator (NMSC).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2 
Neither 1 nor 2

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17 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements:
  1. Phensedyl, a drug in the news is smuggled to Bangladesh along with cattle as it enhances the milk producing  capacity of cattle.
  2. Yaba tablet also in the news works as stimulant to the central nervous system. 
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES General Science     
16 Feb 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding Medaram Jatara - celebrated by - the Koya tribe, the second-largest Tribal Community of Telangana:
  1. The Medaram Jathara festival is celebrated annually and organized by the Koyas in collaboration with the Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Telangana
  2. The second-largest fair of India, after the Kumbh Mela, Medaram Jathara is conducted in honour of the Goddesses Sammakka and Saralamma. 
  3. It is celebrated in the month of “Magha” (February) on the full moon day. 
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ART & CULTURE      
15 Feb 2022
Question : National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) is to be developed as a world-class museum dedicated to the legacy of Maritime Heritage of India. This complex would be developed as an international tourist destination with a maritime museum, lighthouse museum, maritime theme parks, amusement parks, etc.
It is being developed at which of the following locations?


Lothal, Gujarat
Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
Ernakulam, Kerala
Tuticorin, Tamilnadu

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES     
14 Feb 2022
Question :
When at any point of time, the Central Bank (RBI) decides to adopt a contractionary monetary policy, which of the following would it not do?
  1. Increase the Bank Interest Rates and Repo Rate
  2. Increase the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR)
  3. Decrease the Marginal Standing Facility Rate
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
3 only
1, 2 and 3 

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INDIAN ECONOMY      

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