Q1. World’s largest underground pump house recently unveiled in the state of
a) Telangana
b) Karnataka
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Assam
ANS: A

Q2. Consider the following statements about the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR):
1) It was established by British government in India to provide research support to scientists working in universities and R&D institutions.
2) CSIR’s ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar’ Prize for Science and Technology, is the most revered prize in science and technology in the country.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: C

Q3. Which of the following statements about ‘Polyethylene terephthalate’ (PET), is/are correct?
a) When PET is used for fiber or fabric applications, it is usually referred to as "polyester”.
b) PET is hygienic, strong, resistant to attack by micro-organisms and does not react with foods or beverages.
 c) PET does not contain Bisphenol-A ,which is a compound used in a different type of plastic that is used in baby bottles, the lining of metal cans, and reusable sports bottles.
d) All of the above.
ANS: D

Q4. ‘Virasat-e-Khalsa museum was built to commemorate 300 years of the founding of the ‘Khalsa Panth’. It is located in
a) Pathankot
b) Anandpur sahib
c) Ajmer
d) Firozpur
ANS: B

Q5. Consider the following statements about the Financial Action Task Force (FATF):
1) It is a policy-making body which works to generate the necessary political will to bring about national legislative and regulatory reforms in the areas of money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats.
2) FATF was established by the G-7 member states.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: C

Mains Question:
Q. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the nature of almost everything which is connected to human life. Discuss the ethical issues associated with it?

 

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