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05 Dec 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements about the Lesser florican taxonomically classified as Sypheotides indicus, a small and slender bird species belonging to the bustard group that is found in tall grasslands:
  1. The endangered bird is observed in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and some other regions during the monsoon season, when it breeds and later disappears with its chicks to unknown places.
  2. The mystery of the fast disappearing birds may soon be resolved with the help of satellite transmitters fitted on them as a recovery programme has been launched by Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
  3. In a major discovery, the longest in-country migration route of about 1000 km by lesser floricans has been tracked for the first time from Rajasthan to Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district.
  4. The bird is listed as “vulnerable” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

1 and 2 only

1 and 4 only

1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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04 Dec 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the various initiatives/steps to enable digitalisation of agricultural sector in the country and to promote agri-tech business:
  1. India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA) framework would lay down the architecture for the federated farmers’ database is being built by taking the publicly available data as existing in various schemes and linking them with the digitized land records.
  2. The IDEA would serve as a foundation to build innovative agri-focused solutions leveraging emerging technologies to contribute effectively in creating a better Ecosystem for Agriculture in India.
  3. Krishi Yantra App has been developed to augment research, operations and technology dissemination process in the field of agricultural engineering.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 
1 and 2 only
3 only
1 and 3 only 
1, 2 and 3

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03 Dec 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the Krishi UDAN 2.0 Scheme for transporting agriculture products from the various destinations in the country:
  1. Krishi UDAN 2.0 primarily focuses on transporting perishable food products from the hilly areas, northeastern states and tribal areas.
  2. Aim of Krishi UDAN 2.0 is to ensure seamless, cost-effective, time-bound air transportation and associated logistics for all Agri-produce originating especially from Northeast, hilly and tribal regions of the country.
  3. The objectives are to increase the share of air in the modal mix for transportation of Agri-produce, which includes horticulture, fishery, livestock & processed products. 
  4. The scheme focuses on more 50 airports of NER, Hilly and Tribal region of the country
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  
 
1 Only  
1, 2 and 4 Only
2, 3 and 4 Only      
1, 2, 3 and 4

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02 Dec 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the representation of Women in Panchayat System:
  1. Article 243D of the Constitution of India provides for not less than one-third reservation for women out of total number of seats to be filled by direct election and number of offices of chairpersons of Panchayats.
  2. ‘Panchayat’, being ‘Local Government’, is a State subject and part of Seventh Schedule of the Constitution.
  3. All Panchayat related matters, including representation of women in Panchayat systems, are governed by the respective State Panchayati Raj Acts and rules, subject to the provisions of the Constitution.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 Only
1 and 2 Only
2 and 3 Only
1, 2 and 3

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01 Dec 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements with respect to the InFinity Forum, the event is being hosted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), under the aegis of Government of India in collaboration with GIFT City and Bloomberg
  1. InFinity Forum a thought leadership Forum on development in space science and astrophysics
  2. Indonesia, South Africa and the U.K. are partner countries in the first edition of the Forum
  3. InFinity forum will witness participation from over 70 countries
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 Only

1 and 2 Only

2 and 3 Only

1, 2 and 3

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30 Nov 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements with respect to the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Policy for effective access to justice for every individual.
  1. ODR is the resolution of disputes, particularly small- and medium-value cases, using digital technology and techniques of ADR, such as arbitration, conciliation and mediation.
  2. It refers to the process of using technology for dispute avoidance, containment and resolution outside the traditional court system
  3. As a dispute resolution avenue it can be provided both as an extension of the public court system and outside of it
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 Only

1 and 2 Only
 

2 and 3 Only
1, 2 and 3

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29 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, currently circulating in South Africa, as a ‘variant of concern’ that belong to a lineage named _____:
B.1.1.529
B.1.1.729
B.1.5.529
B.1.1.929

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28 Nov 2021
Question : Which of the following scheme of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) provides forecast and services based on the continuous observation of our oceans, development of technologies and exploratory surveys for sustainable harnessing of our oceanic resources (both living and non-living) and promotion of front-ranking research in ocean sciences?

ACROSS Scheme
O-SMART Scheme
REACHOUT Scheme
PACER Scheme

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27 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the INS Vela, the fourth submarine of Project 75 of the Indian Navy:
  1. INS Vela, the fourth submarine in the series of six submarines of Project-75 of Indian Navy and Make in India initiative, has been commissioned recently at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.
  2. The Scorpene Class submarine has advanced stealth features and long range guided torpedoes as well as anti-ship missiles
  3. The erstwhile ‘Vela’, a Russian origin Foxtrot Class Submarine was decommissioned in 2019.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1 Only
1 and 2 Only
2 and 3 Only
1, 2 and 3

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26 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the River Cities Alliance, a dedicated platform for river cities in India to ideate, discuss and exchange information for sustainable management of urban rivers:
  1. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) have collaborated together to launch the River Cities Alliance (RCA)
  2. The River Cities Alliance can play a crucial role in connecting cities with their rivers, and that it can be a model for all cities in the Basin and beyond to emulate
  3. This first of its kind Alliance in the world symbolizes the successful partnership of the two Ministries i.e., Ministry of Jal Shakti and Ministry of home Affairs.
  4. 30 Members Cities from across the Country Sign the Alliance that will focus on three broad themes- Networking, Capacity Building and Technical Support.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
1, 2 ,3 and 4

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