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MOCK TEST 1


1. Consider the following statements about 'Earthquakes'.


​1. Soil liquefaction can be one of the immediate hazardous effects of earthquake.

2. Tsunamis are earthquakes in itself.

​3. All natural earthquakes take place in the lithosphere.

4. Earthquakes are caused due to release of energy.


Which of the above statements are correct?


A. 1, 3 & 4      

B. 2 & 3

C.  1 & 4

D. 1, 2 & 3


​2. Match the following.

​1.  Wave height : It is the vertical distance from the bottom of a trough to the top of a crest of a wave.

​2. Wave amplitude : It is one-half of the wave height.

3. Wavelength : It is the horizontal distance between two successive crests.

​4. Wave crest : The highest points of a wave are called the crest.


a. It is the horizontal distance between two successive crests.

b. It is one-half of the wave height.

c. It is the vertical distance from the bottom of a trough to the top of a crest of a wave.

d. The highest points of a wave are called the crest.


A. 1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d

B. 1-c, 2-b, 3-a, 4-d

C. 1-b, 2-c, 3-d, 4-a

D. 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b


3. Which of the following statements are correct about “Deep Ocean Mission”? 
​1. It is a mission mode project to support the Blue Economy Initiatives of the Government of India.


2. It aims at asserting exclusive rights to explore poly-metallic nodules.
3. Only US and China have the technology and expertise needed in such mission. Russia, France, Japan and China.


A. 1 & 3      
B. 2 & 3
C.  1 & 2
D. All above


4. Which of the following statements are correct about 'General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Act, 2021'?

1. The need for this amendment arose to push for higher private participation in public sector insurance companies.

2. It relinquishes control of the insurer by the central government related to powers over its management or policy decisions.

3. One of the amendment is about the liability non whole time director which makes him not liable except for such
acts of omission or commission of the specified insurer which had been committed with his knowledge, attributable through board processes.

4. It removes Section 10 B of the old Act to scrap the 75% requirement.


A. 1, 2 & 3
B. 1 & 2
C. 1, 3 & 4
D. All Above


​5. Which of the following statements are correct about 'SMILE Scheme'?
​1. It is a scheme meant for marginalized Individuals for livelihood.
2. This scheme aims at rehabilitation of persons engaged in begging’.
3. The objective of SMILE scheme is to improve the nutritious status of Children

4. The scheme has been formulated by 'Ministry of Women & Child Development Social'.


A. 1, 2 & 4

B. 1 & 2

C. 1, 3 & 4

D. 3 & 4 


6. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Padhey Bharat'?
1. It is a year long reading campaign 'Padhe Bharat'
2. Padhe Bharat  campaign will focus on children studying in Balvatika to Grade 8.
3. It will involve one activity per week per group has been designed with the focus on making reading enjoyable.​


A. 1 & 3     

B. 2 & 3   

C. 1 only     

D. 1 & 2 

​7. Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE) has been in news recently. What is true about MCTE?
1. The Air-Force, with support from the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), has recently established the Quantum Lab at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering.
​2. The Army has also established Artificial Intelligence  (AI) at MCTE.
3. MCTE is located in Mhow, Uttar Pradesh.


A. 1 & 3     
B. 2 & 3   
C. 2 only     
D. 1 & 2 


8. “Maveric Messiah”, a biography has released recently. Which of the following statements are correct in this regard?
1. “Maveric Messiah”, is a political biography on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.G. Ramchandran.

2. It is authored by senior journalist Ramesh Kandula.


A. 1 Only 
B. 2 Only 
C. Both Above    
D. None Above


9. World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice that which includes efforts to tackle of the following issues?
1. Gender Equality
2. Poverty
3. Unemployment
4. Human rights and social protections.


A. 1, 2 & 3
B. 1 & 2
C. 1, 3 & 4
D. All Above


10. What is true about 'The Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge'?
​1. It is a 3-year initiative hosted by Ministry of Women & Child Development Ministry. the Smart Cities Mission.

​2. It aimed at designing neighbourhood-level improvements that promote the health and well-being of young children and their caregivers. ​

3. It focuses on nutritional aspects of early childhood development. 
4. The challenge is being monitored and coordinated by Ministry of Women & Child Development Ministry. 

A. 1, 2 & 3
B. 1 & 3
C. 1 & 2
D. 2, 3 & 4


11. Which of the following quotes are by Mahatama Gandhi.

1. Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. 
​2. In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
3. Ignorance is always afraid of change.
​4. Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.

A. 1 & 2 
B. 1, 2 & 3
C. 3 & 4
D. 2, 3 & 4


​12. Which of the following statements are NOT correct regarding medicinal plants?

1. Sarpagandha is used to treat malaria.
2. The fresh juice of Arjun leaves is a cure for ear ache.
3. The powder of the jamun seed is used for controlling diabetes.
4. The buds and roots of Kachnar are good for digestive problems.

A. 1 & 2 
B. 1, 2 & 3
C. 3 & 4
D. 2, 3 & 4


​13. Match the Road cum Rail Bridges and States where they are located.

​1. Bogibeel Bridge  
​2. Kovvur–Rajahmundry Bridge 
​3. Malviya Bridge 

4. Rajendra Setu 

 

a. Bihar

b. Uttar Pradesh

c. Assam

d. Andhra Pradesh


A. 1-c, 2- d, 3-a, 4-b

B. 1-b, 2- c, 3-d, 4-a

C. 1 -c, 2- d, 3-b, 4-a

D. 1-b, 2- c, 3-d, 4-a


14. Consider the following statements regarding 'Constitution of India'?

​1. The concepts of liberty, equality and fraternity were taken from the French Constitution.
​2. The original constitution of India was handwritten by Prem Behari Narain Raizada.
3. An 'Objective Resolution' moved by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in the assembly, laid down the underlying principles of the constitution.

Which of the above are correct?


A. 1 & 3     
B. 2 & 3   
C. 2 only     
D. 1 & 2 


15. A place in India has been named after an Israel city. Which of the following statements are correct in this regard?

​1. Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Nazareth.
2. ​Teen Murti War Memorial has three life-size bronze statues representing the Hyderabad, Jodhpur and Mysore Lancers who participated in the Battle of Haifa for the 15 Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade.


A. 1 Only

B. 2 Only

C. None above 

D. both Above


​16. Which of the following statements are correct about AFSPA?

1.. It was enacted for the first time in 1958 amid the nascent Naga insurgency.
2. It is applicable in those areas only which have been declared as “disturbed” and Once declared ‘disturbed’, the region has to maintain status quo for a minimum of six  months.
3. The Central Government alone can declare the whole or part of the State or Union Territory as a disturbed area.  

A. 1 Only
B. 3 Only
C. 1 & 3
D. 2 & 3

​17.  Which of the following statements are correct about the Great Rebellion?

1. A major cause for 'Great Rebellion' was the resentment that arose due to General Service Enlistment Act of 25 July 1856.
2. It is also known as the Indian Insurrection.


A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. None above 
D. both Above

18. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Lucknow Pact'?

1. The Lucknow Pact was an agreement that reached between the British and the Muslim League. 
2. The Lucknow Pact was an agreement that reached between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League.  
3. Through the pact, it was agreed to allow separate electorates for Muslims in electing representatives to the Imperial and Provincial Legislative Councils.
​4. The main impact of 'Lucknow Pact'  was that both extremist and moderate group of Congress signed a treaty between them. 


A. 1 & 2 
B. 1, 2 & 3
C. 2, 3 & 4
D. 3 & 4


​​19. Which of the following factors that affect dividend decision by a Company?


1. Stability Earnings

​2. Inflation rate 

​3. Stock Market

4. Cash Flow position 


A. 1 & 2 
B. 1, 2 & 4
C. 2, 3 & 4
D. 3 & 4


20. Match the following categories of Embroidery with respective type of work.
A. Banjara embroidery    
​B. Phulkari embroidery
​C. Zardozi embroidert
​D. Chikankari embroidery

​i. base is a dull hand-spun or khadi cloth, with bright coloured threads that cover it completely, leaving no gaps
ii. embroidery is a mix of applique with mirrors and beadwork
​iii. the use of white thread on white muslin / fine cotton
​​iv. gold and silver thread was used on silk, brocade and velvet fabric

I. A- ii, B-i C-iv D-iii
II.  A- i, B-ii C-iv D-iii
III.  A- ii, B-iii C-iv D-i
IV.  A- ii, B-iv C-i D-ii


​21. Consider the following.


1. Strategy for New India @ 75 is an industry-led movement which brings together different stakeholders of society to create a morally, economically and technologically advanced country.

2. India@75 is NITI's strategy which defines clear objectives for 2022-23.


A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. None above 
D. both Above


22. Consider the following statements about 'Climate Change'.


1.  'Must' was the single word that almost scuppered the final negotiations over the landmark Paris Climate Agreement at COP21.

2. Nationally Determined Contribution is the acronym for the improved emissions reduction plans that individual countries are expected to present at COP26, assuming they haven’t already done so?

3. Seaweed, forests and mangroves all are all nature-based solutions to climate change.


A. 2 & 3
B. 3 Only
C. 1 & 3
D. All Above


23. Which of the following is /are most important cause/s which led to extinction of animals and plants?

A. Flood and Droughts

B. Habitat loss and fragmentation

​C. Alien Species Invasion

​D. Economic Exploitation


24. Consider the following statements about Biodiversity.

1. The greatest biodiversity is found in Amazonian rain forests in South America.

​2. Sixth Extinction is happening on slower rate as compared to previous extinctions. 

​3. The hotspots of biodiversity conservation are characterized by low endemicity and high threat of extinction

​4. India has 1000 varieties of mango is an example of Genetic Diversity.


Which of the above statements are correct?


A. 2 & 3
B. 1 Only
C. 1 & 4
D. 1, 2 & 3


​25.  Consider the following statements about 'Fundamental Rights'.

1. Fundamental rights are fundamental in nature because they are most essential for overall development of an individual.

2. The Constitution of India guarantees the right to travel.

​3. Abolition of Tittles comes under Right to equality and dealt with in Article 18.


Which of the following statements are correct?


A. 2 & 3
B. 1 Only
C. 1 & 3
D. All Above


​26. Consider the following statements.


1. Resource is an economic or productive factor required to accomplish an activity.

​2. Cartel is a formal organization of producers that agree to coordinate prices and production.

​3. When a consumer buys a car from a dealership, this is an example of Home Economics.

4. Elasticity is the measure of how consumers react to a change in price. 


Which of the following statements are correct?


A. 2 & 3
B. 1 & 4
C. 1, 2 & 3
D. 1, 2 & 4


​27. Which of the following statements are correct about Union Public Service Commission & State Public Service Commission?

1. The Chairman of Union Public Service Commission & State Public Service Commissions are appointed by President.
2. A member of a Union and State Public Service Commission shall hold office for a term of six years till the age of 65 years.
3. The Chairman of a State Public Service Commission shall be eligible for appointment as the Chairman or any other member of the Union Public Service Commission.


A. 2 & 3
B. 3 Only
C. 1 & 3
D. All Above


28. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’?

1. OECD is an economic organ of United Nations.
2. The OECD was initially called the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC) that was started after World War II, to run the Marshall Plan to reconstruct Europe.
3. The OECD helps countries formulate their economic and social policies.


A. 2 & 3
B. 3 Only
C. 1 & 3
D. All Above


29. What is true about 'Algo Trading'? 

1. It refers to any order which is generated using automated execution logic.

2. It helps in creating trade orders at superfast speed. 

3. It refers to trading of agricultural products . 


A. 1 & 2
B. 2 & 3 
C. 1 & 3
D. All Above



30.  Which of the following statements are correct about G20 Troika?

1. It refers to trioka of US, UK and Australia of G20 countries. -

2. It consists of Indonesia, Italy, and India.

3. It refers to countries three countries which have current, previous and incoming G20 Presidencies.


A. 1 & 3
B. 2 Only
C. 2 & 3
D. All Above



ANSWERS

1. A (2. Tsunamis are waves generated by the tremors and not an earthquake in itself.)

2. B

3. C (3. US, Russia, France, Japan and China have the technology and expertise needed in such mission.)

4. A (4. It removes Section 10 B of the old Act to scrap the 51% requirement.)

5. B. (4. The scheme has been formulated by 'Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment'.)

6. B (1. It is a 100 days reading campaign 'Padhe Bharat')​
7. B (1. The Army, with support from the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), has recently established the Quantum Lab at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering; 3. MCTE is located in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.)

8. B (A. “Maveric Messiah”, is a political biography on former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao.)

9. D

​10. C

​11. A (3-Ignorance is always afraid of change is by Jawarhar Lal Nehru; 4-Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation is by Lal Bhadur Shastri.)

12. D (1. Sarpagandha is used to treat  blood pressure.)

13. C

14. D (3. An 'Objective Resolution' moved by Jawaharlal Nehru in the assembly, laid down the underlying principles of the constitution.)

15. B (2-Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa.)

16. A (2-It is applicable in those areas only which have been declared as “disturbed” and Once declared ‘disturbed’, the region has to maintain status quo for a minimum of Three months; 3-The Central Government or the Governor of the State or administrator of the Union Territory  can declare the whole or part of the State or Union Territory as a disturbed area.)

17. D

18. C

19. B

20. A

21. C (1. Strategy for New India @ 75 is NITI's strategy which defines clear objectives for 2022-23; 2. India@75 is an industry-led movement which brings together different stakeholders of society to create a morally, economically and technologically advanced country.)

22. A (1. 'Shall' was the single word that almost scuppered the final negotiations over the landmark Paris Climate Agreement at COP21..)

​23. b

​24. C (2. Sixth Extinction is happening on faster rate as compared to previous extinctions.; 3. The hotspots of biodiversity conservation are characterized by high endemicity and high threat of extinction.; ​4. India has 1000 varieties of mango is NOT an example of Genetic Diversity.)

25. C

​26. B (​2. Corporation is a formal organization of producers that agree to coordinate prices and production.; 3. When a consumer buys a car from a dealership, this is an example of Microeconomics.)

27. B (1.-The Chairman of Union Public Service Commission is appointed by President and Chairman of State Public Service Commissions are appointed by concerned State Governor; 2.-A member of a Union shall hold office for a term of six years till the age of 65 years and in case of State Public Service Commission till the age of 62years.)

28. A

29. A

30. C


MOCK TEST 2


1. What is true about 'Graphene'?
A. Graphene is a semiconductor with a zero-gap. 
B. Graphene is a material with least electrical conductivity and chemical resilience.
C. Graphene can replace indium and lower the price of an Organic Light Emitting Diode.  

D. Jharkhand has established the country's first graphene innovation center.
1. A, B & D     2. A, B & C   3. A & C      4. B & D


​2. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Atal Tunnel ?
​A. The 9.02 Km long tunnel connects Manali to Nubra valley throughout the year. 
​B. The tunnel reduces the road distance by 46 Kms between Manali and Leh and the time by about 4 to 5 hours.
​C. It has state of the art electromechanical systems including semi longitudinal ventilation.

​1. B & C     2. C Only   3. A & C      4. B Only


3. Which of the following statements are correct about Weaving  Relations: Textile Traditions.” 
A. This was organized in the context of Gandhi ji's 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations.
​B. It is a exhibition that will provide the opportunity to textile artists, artisans, weavers to showcase their products.

1. Both Above    2. None Above   3. A Only      4. B Only


4. Which of the following statements are correct about 'INFLOWS'?
A. It is a an integrated flood warning system recently launched in Mumbai.
B. Cochin was the first city in India to have such a system.
​C. INFLOWS is developed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
​D. The IFLOWS-Mumbai comprises seven modules. 

1. A, B & D     2. A, B & C   3. A & C      4. A & D


​5. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Pinaka-ER'?
​A. It is a multi barrel Rocket Launcher System.
​B. It is the upgraded version of the earlier version of Pinaka which has been in service with the Indian Air Force for the last decade.
1. A above      2. B above       3. None above      4. All Above


6.   What is true about 'Begonia species'?
A. As per the IUCN Red List, it is ‘Endangered’.
B. ‘Begonia gigantica’, is the world’s largest specimen of a Begonia species and recently found in India.
​C. Both tuberous and wax begonias have edible flowers with a slightly bitter to sharp citrus flavour. 
1. A & B     2. B & C   3. A & C      4. All Above 

​7. Which of the following statements are correct about the annual income limit for identification of economically weaker section (EWS) for reservation? 8 lakhs
A. The Supreme Court had raised doubts over the 10% quota while dealing with NEET-PG admissions.
B. The Centre had set up a committee to revisit the income limit of EWS quota and based on the recommendation by the three-member committee, it was decided to raise the existing annual income limit to ₹8 lakh for identification of economically weaker section (EWS).
1. A Only     2. B Only    3. Both Above      4. None Above​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


​8. Consider the following statements about 'The National Employability Through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP)'.
A. It was set up in 2014 as a 75% employer-funded and 25% government funded Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
B. NETAP has been formulated to overcome the challenges of the Apprenticeship Act, 1961.
​C. It aims at helping the unemployed youth to build skills through learning by doing and learning while earning along with  providing them with access to practical skills.
D. NETAP fixes the target for various sectors of Industries for employing the Apprentices.  
Which of the above statements are correct?

1. A, B & C     2. B, C & D   3. A & C      4. A, B & D


9. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Vaccines'?
A. Vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a specific infectious disease.
B. Effectiveness of the vaccine is the degree to which a vaccine prevents disease under ideal and controlled circumstances as compared to a vaccinated group with a placebo group.
C. Efficacy of Vaccine refers to how well it performs in the real world.
​D. ​The efficacy of the vaccine is dependent on several factors assorted factors such as ethnicity, age, or genetic predisposition.

1. A & D   2. A, B & D   3. B, C & D     4. D only
A. 1 & 4
B. 1, 2 & 4
C. 2, 3 & 4
D. 1 only

10. Which of the following statements are correct about 'The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020'?
A. The farmers will enjoy freedom of choice of sale of agri-produce.
B. The traders will enjoy freedom of choice of purchase of agri-produce.
​C. Farmers will be able to engage in direct marketing
​D. The e-NAM trading system will continue in the mandis.
E. It will promote barrier-free inter-state trade and commerce inside the physical premises of markets notified under State Agricultural Produce Marketing legislations.
F. It will promote barrier-free intra-state trade and commerce outside the physical premises of markets notified under State Agricultural Produce Marketing legislations.

1. A, B, C & E         2. B, C, D & F       3. A, B, C, D & F        4. A, C, D & F
A. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
B. 1, 2, 3 & 5
C. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6
D. 1, 2, 3 & 6


11. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Maastricht Treaty'? -
A. Maastricht Treaty founded the Euro Currency.
B. The Treaty introduced European citizenship.​
C. Under the this treaty, member states of Europe agreed to transfer certain powers from national governments to the European Parliament.

1. A & B      2. B & C    3. B Only    4. All above


12. What is Witness Protection Scheme?
A. The issue of witness protection had come up before the Supreme Court in the case of against Asaram Bapu.
B. The aim of the 'Witness Protection Scheme' is to prevent witness going hostile. 
​C. The scheme envisages the steps providing new identity and relocation of witnesses.
​D. The scheme identifies “two categories of witnesses as per threat perception”.

1. A, B & C      2. B & C    3. B, C & D   4. All above


13. Consider the following statements. Which ones are correct?
A. "Poorna Swaraj" was declared as the goal of the Indian National Congress at its 1929 Lahore session.
B. J. B Kriplani  was the President of Indian National Congress during Independence.
C. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the first muslim president of Indian National Congress.
D. First joint session of Indian National Congress and Muslim League was held in Lucknow in 1916.
1. A & B           2. A, B & D          3. A, C & D  4. ALL ABOVE


​14. Consider the following statements.

​A. Majuli, in the Brahmaputra river, is the largest inhabited riverine island in the world.

​B. India’s only active volcano is found on Barren island in Andaman and Nicobar group of Islands.

​C. The Ganga plain extends between Ghaggar and Teesta rivers.

​D. The Eastern Ghats are higher than the Western  Ghats.

1. A & B           2. A, B & D     3. A, C & D       4. A, B & C


​15. The objective of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act is to ensure -
A. Inter-generational equity in fiscal management
B. long run macroeconomic stability
C. to approve Foreign Investment Proposals
D. transparency in fiscal operation of the Government

1. A & B           2. A, B & D          3. A, B & C     4. ALL ABOVE


​16. The sectors are classified into public and public sector on the basis of which of the following?

​A. Employment Conditions

B. Nature of economic activity

​C. Ownership of enterprises

D. Number of workers employed 

1. B & C          2. A, B & D          3. B & C     4. C Only


17. during the process of photosynthesis. 

Absorption of light energy by chlorophyll. (ii) Conversion of light energy to chemical energy and splitting of water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen. (iii) Reduction of carbon dioxide to carbohydrates


​18. Bio-gas is an excellent fuel as it contains up to 75% methane

​The Sun has been radiating an enormous amount of energy at the present rate for nearly 5 billion years

the kinetic energy possessed by huge waves near the seashore can be trapped in a similar manner to generate electricity.

The water at the surface of the sea or ocean is heated by the Sun while the water in deeper sections is relatively cold. This difference in temperature is exploited to obtain energy in ocean-thermal-energy conversion plants.

The fission of an atom of uranium, for example, produces 10 million times the energy produced by the combustion of an atom of carbon from coal.


​19.  key features of federalism : 1 There are two or more levels (or tiers) of government.

The fundamental provisions of the constitution cannot be unilaterally changed by one level of government

Courts have the power to interpret the constitution and the powers of different levels of government

​Sources of revenue for each level of government are clearly specified to ensure its financial autonomy.

​ dual objectives: to safeguard and promote unity of the country, while at the same time accommodate regional diversity


​20. Subordinate Courts -Consider cases of civil and criminal nature

District courts -Decides cases involving serious criminal offences

Supreme Court of India ± Its decisions are binding on all courts

​High Court ± Can hear appeals from lower courts. ± Can issue writs for restoring Fundamental Rights.

















ANSWERS

1. 1. 3 (B. Graphene is a material with excellent electrical conductivity and chemical resilience.; D. Kerala has established the country's first graphene innovation center.)

2. 2 (​A. The 9.02 Km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year.; ​C. It has state of the art electromechanical systems including semi transverse ventilation.)

​3.  1

4. 4 [B. Chennai was the first city in India to have such a system.; C. INFLOWS is developed by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES).] 

​5. 1 (B. It is the upgraded version of the earlier version of Pinaka which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade.)

6. (B. ‘Begonia gigantica’, is the world’s largest specimen of a Begonia species and recently found in Tibet.)
7. 1 (B. The Centre had set up a committee to revisit the income limit of EWS quota and based on the recommendation by the three-member committee, it was decided to continue with the existing annual income limit of to ₹8 lakh for identification of economically weaker section (EWS).)​​

8. 2 (A. It was set up in 2014 as a 100% employer-funded Public-Private Partnership (PPP).)

9. 1  (B. Efficacy of the vaccine is the degree to which a vaccine prevents disease under ideal and controlled circumstances as compared to a vaccinated group with a placebo group.; C. Effectiveness of vaccine refers to how well it performs in the real world.)
10. 3 (E. It will promote barrier-free inter-state trade and commerce outside the physical premises of markets notified under State Agricultural Produce Marketing legislations.)

11. 1 (C. Member states of Europe agreed to transfer certain powers from national governments to the European Parliament across diverse areas​​​​​​​ under the Treaty of Amsterdam  only.)

12. 1 (D -The scheme identifies “three categories of witnesses as per threat perception”.)

13. 2 (C-Badrudin Tayabji was the first muslim president of Indian National Congress.) 

14. 4 (D. The Western Ghats are higher than the Eastern Ghats.)

15. 2

16. 4