Q1. “Exercise Konkan” is held annually between
a) India and Russia
b) India and UK
c) India and USA
d) India and Japan

Q2. “Smart Dragon-1”, rocket meant for commercial use, recently launched by
a) China
b) Japan
c) India
d) USA

Q3. Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) was established for the purpose of
a) Reducing Non-Performing Assets (NPAs)
b) Corporate Governance
c) managing FDI
d) countering terrorist funding

Q4. Consider the following statements about the Central Information Commission (CIC):
1) It is a constitutional body established under article 21 of Indian Constitution.
2) It is  a three member body comprising of a Chief Information Commissioner and two other Information Commissioners.
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

Q5. The folk art ‘Thudumbattam’ is performed in the state of
a) Kerala
b) Karnataka
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Andhra Pradesh

Mains Question:
Q. Explain how the recently approved anti-tuberculosis drug “Pretomanid” could be a game changer for treating people with extensively drug-resistant TB? What other measures could be taken by the governments to reduce the number of TB cases in their countries?


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