Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the post of Solicitor General of India:

  1.  The first Solicitor General of independent India was C K Daphtary.
  2. Unlike the Attorney General, Solicitor General is appointed by the Chief Justice of India.

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


Q2. The Ken-Betwa river interlinking project is associated with which of the following states of India?

(a) Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

(c) Chattisgarh and Odisha

(d) Maharashtra and Karnataka


Q3. A project ‘Starlink’, recently seen in the news, is associated with which of the following?

(a) Construction of National highways

(b) Maritime connectivity

(c) Space internet

(d) Construction of Submarines


Q4. National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa (NISR), is proposed to be set up in which of the following states/UTs of India?

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Odisha

(d) Ladakh


Q5.Consider the following statements:

  1. Darna, Purna, Manjra and Pranhita are some of the major tributaries of river Godavari.
  2. Godavari passes the southern states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh before draining into Bay of Bengal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 2 only 

(c) Both1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2









Mains Question:

  1. What are contributions of Sangam literature in the Historical reconstruction of India? Also, discuss the contributions of Thiruvalluvar in Sangam literature.