Consider the following statement about MNGREGA
1. MGNREGA is one of the largest work guarantee programmes in the world.
2. The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 150 days of employment in every financial year.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

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MGNREGA is one of the largest work guarantee programmes in the world. The objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment(not 150) in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work.

With reference to Superbugs, consider the following statements:
1. A superbug can be a strain of a bacteria, virus, or parasite.
2. Some forms of viruses can be used to treat superbugs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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• Superbugs are strains of bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi that are resistant to most of the antibiotics and other medications commonly used to treat the infections they cause.

Consider the following statement about the Demographic dividend
1. Currently India has the largest Demographic dividend in the World.
2. If the fertility decline is rapid, the share of the young population falls and that of the older, dependent population rises.
Choose the correct option

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• Currently India has the largest Demographic dividend in the World.
• If the fertility decline is rapid, the share of the young population falls and that of the older, dependent population rises.

Consider the following statements about International Space Station (ISS).
1. It is a joint project among five participating space agencies.
2. It is a habitable artificial satellite in the low Earth orbit.
3. It serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit. The ISS is now the largest artificial body in orbit.

Consider the following statements the 'Sweet revolution'
1. The initiative aims to promote sugarcane production in the Northeastern states of India.
2. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) aims for the overall promotion & development of scientific beekeeping in the country to achieve the goal of ‘Sweet Revolution’ which is being implemented through the National Bee Board (NBB). Hence, statement 1 is not correct.

The ‘Hyderabad Declaration’, recently seen in the news, is related to?

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The 24th conference on e-governance was held with the collaboration of the union government’s Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) and the Telangana state government.At the conference, the ‘Hyderabad Declaration’ on e-Governance was adopted. Hence, option d is correct.

The ‘Prarambh Summit’ is associated with which of the following?

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Prarambh was a name given to the Startup India International Summit which aims to provide a platform to the startups and young minds from around the world to come up with new ideas, innovations, and inventions.

India currently has a Bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with which of the following countries?
1. Japan
2. Australia
3. Singapore
4. United Kingdom
Select the correct answer code:

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India is in dialogue with Israel for concluding a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).Bilateral free trade agreements are being negotiated with the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.

Consider the following statements.
1. Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV) also known as Sleeping Disease is responsible for the mass mortality of wild crabs.
2. Crab Fattening and Crab polyculture are the methods of Crab cultivation.
3. Under Crab polyculture, shrimp and wild crab are cultured in the same pond.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV) has been found to be the reason for the mass mortality of wild crab (Scylla serrate) in Andhra Pradesh State.

Consider the following statements regarding the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
1. DRDO is the R&D (Research and Development) wing of the Ministry of Science & Technology.
2. It was formed in 1958 from the amalgamation of the Technical Development Establishment (TDEs) of the Indian Army and the Directorate of Technical Development & Production (DTDP) with the Defence Science Organisation (DSO).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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DRDO is the R&D (Research and Development) wing of the Ministry of Defence with a vision to empower India with cutting-edge defence technologies. Hence statement 1 is not correct.It was formed in 1958 from the amalgamation of the Technical Development Establishment (TDEs) of the Indian Army and the Directorate of Technical Development & Production (DTDP) with the Defence Science Organisation (DSO). Hence statement 2 is correct.

Consider the following statements about Marginal Standing Facility (MSF)
1. It is the window for banks to borrow from the Reserve Bank of India when inter-bank liquidity dries up completely.
2. Under MSF, banks can borrow funds up to one percent of their net demand and time liabilities (NDTL). Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Marginal standing facility (MSF) is a window for banks to borrow from the Reserve Bank of India in an emergency situation when inter-bank liquidity dries up completely.

Consider the following statements.
1. Real GDP is the GDP derived after adding the effect of inflation.
2. The difference between the real and nominal GDP shows the levels of inflation in the year.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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• Real GDP, which is the GDP after taking away the effect of inflation, is a derived metric. All Budget calculations start with the nominal GDP.
• Real GDP = Nominal GDP — Inflation Rate

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1. According to NFHS-5, malnutrition among children has decreased in 2019-20 compared to 2015-16.
2. 2. Poshan Abhiyan is a Government of India’s flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children only.

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The NFHS-5 report, which included data for 22 states and UTs and showed that malnutrition rose among children in 2019-20 compared to 2015-16 in 22 states and UTs, painted a bleak picture.

1. The Barren Island volcano is India's sole active volcano.
2. The last time this volcano erupted was in 1990, and it has been dormant since.
3. It is located in the Andaman Sea near Port Blair in the Andaman Islands
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

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The Barren Island volcano, which stands above a 106-million-year-old oceanic crust, is thought to have originally erupted 1.6 million years ago, as evidenced by subaerial lava flows. The oldest eruptions, on the other hand, date from 1787 to 1832.

With reference to Denison barb species, consider the following statements:
1. It is a freshwater species.
2. It is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN red list.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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It is a freshwater species found in Kerala and Karnataka. Hence Statement 1 is correct.The species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN red list. Hence Statement 2 is incorrect

Recently, “Nusantara” was in the news regarding the country’s shift of capital city. Where is it located?

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Indonesia announced that its parliament passed a bill approving the shift of the national capital from Jakarta to a jungle-clad Borneo Island that will be named ‘Nusantara’.

The ‘SaaRthi App’, recently seen in the news, is related to

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Recently, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has launched SaaRthi – a mobile app on investor education.It aims to create awareness among investors about the basic concepts of the securities market.

Consider the following statements regarding coal gasification and its advantage.
1. Coal gasification is the process of converting coal into syngas, which is a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide.
2. It reduces dependence on imported Liquified Natural Gas.
3. Low-grade coal cannot be used in the coal gasification process.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Coal gasification is the process of converting coal into synthesis gas (also called syngas), which is a mixture of hydrogen (H2), carbon monoxide (CO), and carbon dioxide (CO2). The syngas can be used in a variety of applications such as in the production of electricity and making chemical products, such as fertilizers.

Which of the following best describes the term Vaccine Complacency?

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Vaccine Complacency is an attitude to delay getting vaccinated.According to reports, COWIN data suggest is a behavior of distrusting vaccines there is a lot of vaccine complacency in India.

Consider the folloing statements regarding the state of Tripura
1. The Hindu Bengali people are the major ethno linguistic people in Tripura.
2. 50% of the Tripura population is made of scheduled tribes.
3. Kokborok is the major ethnic language of Tripura.
Choose the incorrect options

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The Hindu Bengali people are the major ethno linguistic people in Tripura. 30% of the Tripura population is made of scheduled tribes and not 50percent, hence statement 2 is the in correct. Kokborok is the major ethnic language of Tripura.

Electricity Market Report is published by which of the following?

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International Energy Agency (IEA) and Electricity Market Report. The early 2022 edition of the Agency’s bi-annual Electricity Market Report has been published.

In which State of India is the Statue of Equality situated?

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PM Narendra Nodi is all set to unveil the world’s second-largest statue (Statue of Equality) in Hyderabad on February 5

Which one of the following is the westernmost island of Indonesia?

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It is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of over 17,000 islands, including Sumatra, Sulawesi, Java etc.

Consider the following statements
1. The La Nina is the “cool phase” of El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO).
2. The La Nina event happens when ocean surface waters cool along the Pacific coast of the South American tropics.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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La Nina, the “cool phase” of El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), is a pattern that describes the unusual cooling of the tropical eastern Pacific. Hence, statement 1 is correct. A La Niña event happens when ocean surface waters cool along the Pacific coast of the South American tropics. Hence, statement 2 is correct.

Consider the following statements.
1. LPG prices in India are determined using an import parity price (IPP) formula based on international product prices.
2. Saudi Aramco’s (a public petroleum and natural gas company in Saudi Arabia) LPG prices, ocean freight charges, customs duties, and port dues are all factored into the import parity price formula.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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LPG prices are determined using an import parity price (IPP) formula based on international product prices. The contract prices of Saudi Aramco, a public petroleum and natural gas company in Saudi Arabia, are used as a guideline for this calculation.