1. Recently, Delhi government started which initiative to help decompose stubble into manure?
(a) Initiative of spraying bio-decomposer solution in agricultural fields.
(b) Burning of stubble at outer areas of National Capital Region (NCR).
(c) Adoption of artificial rain concept.
(d) None of the above
Explanation: Option (a) is correct
The Delhi Government’s initiative of spraying bio-decomposer solution in agricultural fields to help decompose stubble into manure has brought relief to several farmers in the city.
Some farmers in whose fields the solution was sprayed last year told that the move helped them save money as the Government was doing it for free. This year, the authorities have so far sprayed the solution in over 500 acres of fields in the city, said officials. “We plan to continue the spraying till November 15. Last year, the Government had sprayed the solution in about 1,935 acres,” said an official.
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/bio-decomposer-a-better-solution-say-farmers/article37146043.ece

2. The Singhu border is connecting which two places?
(a) Delhi and Uttar Pradesh
(b) Delhi and Haryana
(c) Delhi and Rajasthan
(d) Delhi and Uttarakhand
Explanation: Option (b) is correct
The Singhu, Tikri, Auchandi, Piau Maniyari, Saboli and Mangesh borders, connects Delhi with Haryana.
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/singhu-border-lynching-police-remand-of-accused-extended-by-two-days/article37138159.ece

3. Which is the largest district of Uttar Pradesh in terms of area?
(a) Kanpur
(b) Allahabad
(c) Sonbhadra
(d) Lakhimpur Kheri
Explanation: Option (d) is correct
Lakhimpur Kheri is the largest district in Uttar Pradesh, India, on the border with Nepal. Its administrative capital is the city of Lakhimpur. Lakhimpur Kheri district is a part of Lucknow division, with a total area of 7,680 square kilometres (2,970 sq mi).
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/three-more-arrested-in-lakhimpur-violence-case-13-so-far/article37137769.ece

4. Bangladesh shares its borders with which all Indian states?
1. Assam
2. Meghalaya
3. West Bengal
4. Tripura
5. Mizoram
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 2, 3 and 4 only
(b) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
(c) 2, 3, 4 and 4 only
(d) All the above
Explanation: Option (d) is correct
Indian states that share borders with Bangladesh are: Assam, West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Tripura.
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/indias-relations-with-bangladesh-a-role-model-in-international-affairs-shringla/article37138565.ece

5. Recently, which country pledged to fulfill Net Zero Target by 2060?
(a) Mexico
(b) Kuwait   
(c) UAE
(d) Saudi Arabia
Explanation: One of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, a it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made climate changes.
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/major-oil-producer-saudi-arabia-announces-net-zero-greenhouse-gas-emissions-by-2060/article37136178.ece