Q1. With reference to the Jal Jeevan Mission, consider the following statements:
1) It is aimed at providing piped water to all households by 2024.
2) The mission would be implemented in a holistic and integrated manner under the ministry of Jal Shakti.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: C

Q2. Consider the following statements about the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC):
1)  The members of UPSC can be removed from the office by an order of the President, after a motion has been passed in the Parliament with special majority.
2) The members shall hold office for a term of six years or till the age of sixty-five years whichever is earlier.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: B

Q3. Consider the following statements about the National Green Tribunal (NGT):
1) It functions under the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 as well as under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
2) Its members comprises of only judicial experts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: D

Q4. ‘Diphtheria’ is
a) an infectious disease caused by bacteria.
b) a viral disease
c) a disease that mainly affects human digestive system.
d) a disease for which no vaccine is available.
ANS: A

Q5. Strait of Gibralter lies between which of the two countries?
a) Iran and Oman
b) Spain and Morocco
c) France and United Kingdom
d) Malaysia and Indonesia
ANS: B

Mains Question:
Q. Natural disasters in Kerela are the consequences of its geographical features, massive Urbanization and dilution of laws. What steps could be taken to reduce the damages caused by such disasters?

 

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