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May Mock Test 5

1. Consider the following statements 

1- Global heating is accelerating the rate of ocean warming, leading to an increased number of cyclones and rapid intensification of weak storms.

2- The Arabian Sea, part of the west Indian Ocean, generally has a sea surface temperature of above 28C.

3- The entire Indian Ocean is warming at a faster rate compared to the Atlantic or Pacific.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about Dark Matter

1- Dark matter makes up about 57% of the universe.

2- Its gravitational force is enough to mesh entire galaxies together in a structure known as the cosmic web.

3- It is called dark because it does not appear to interact with the electromagnetic field, which means it does not absorb, reflect or emit electromagnetic radiation, and is therefore difficult to detect.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about Cosmic Web

1- It is the name astronomers give to the structure of our universe.

2- It is composed of interconnecting filaments of clustered galaxies and gases stretched out across the universe and separated by giant voids.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Ties between Switzerland and the EU (European Union)

1- Switzerland is the EU’s fourth-largest trading partner, and is surrounded by EU countries.

2- Switzerland don’t have access to the EU’s single market.

3- The EU is Switzerland’s biggest trading destination.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Golden Visa, recently in News

1- It essentially offers long-term residency (50 to 60 years) to people.

2- The main benefit of the visa will be security.

3- The system has often been used by governments to broaden their tax base.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about  first WHO BioHub Facility as part of the WHO BioHub System

1- This facility will enhance the rapid sharing of viruses and other pathogens between laboratories and partners globally.

2- Based in Geneva, Switzerland.

3- It will enable member states to share biological materials with and via the BioHub under pre-agreed conditions, including biosafety, biosecurity, and other applicable regulations.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Mercury

1- It is commonly known as quicksilver and was formerly named hydrargyrum.

2- It  is the only non-metallic element that is liquid at standard conditions for temperature and pressure.

3- Mercury occurs in deposits throughout the world mostly as cinnabar (mercuric sulfide).

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about Supermoon

1- A supermoon occurs whenever the Moon’s orbit is closest to the Earth.

2- The term supermoon was coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979.

3- Supermoons make the moon appear a little brighter and closer than normal.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS)

1- It is a rare systemic illness involving persistent fever and extreme inflammation following exposure to SARS-CoV-2.

2- It can rapidly lead to medical emergencies such as insufficient blood flow around the body (a condition known as shock).

3- In some rare cases, the condition can lead to multi-organ failure.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about African Violets, recently in News

1- Native to South Africa.

2- It is an epiphyte.

3- They are common indoor houseplants that can thrive in low light conditions and bloom throughout the year.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

11. The ban on growing human embryos in the lab beyond how many days has been recently relaxed by an international body of experts, paving the way for research that could help to unpick issues ranging from why recurring miscarriages occur to improving IVF

a) 7 days

b) 14 days

c) 21 days

d) 28 days

 
 
 
 

12. Consider the following statements about end-to-end encryption

1- It  is a system of communication where only the communicating users can read the messages.

2- The cryptographic keys used to encrypt and decrypt the messages are stored exclusively on the common srver.

3- The messages are encrypted by the sender but the third party does not have a means to decrypt them, and stores them encrypted.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements about Reclining Buddha

1- It represents The Buddha during his last illness, about to enter Parinirvana, the stage of great salvation after death that can only be attained by enlightened souls.

2- The largest Reclining Buddha in the world is the 600-foot Winsein Tawya Buddha built in 1992 in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.

3- The Reclining Buddha was first depicted in Mathura art, which began in the period between 50 BC and 75 AD.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

14. Tulsa race massacre, recently in News for 100th anniversary, occurred in which country

a) China

b) Germany

c) USA

d) UK

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements about Mekedatu, recently in News

1- Mekedatu, meaning goat’s leap.

2- It is a deep gorge situated at the confluence of the rivers Cauvery and Krishna.

3- At Mekedatu, the Kaveri runs through a deep, narrow ravine of hard granite rock.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements about traffic noise and traffic noise

1- The loud noise do not disrupt the ability of birds to communicate and even attract mates.

2- Traffic noise pollution has the potential to affect the cultural evolution of birdsong.

3- Juvenile zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) raised in an environment that simulated city traffic noise had weaker immune responses and delayed vocal development than chicks raised in quiet nests.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

17. Consider the following statements about Mount Nyiragongo, recently in News

1- It  is an active stratovolcano in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift.

2- It is located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 12 km (7.5 mi) north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Egypt.

3- Nyiragongo and nearby Nyamuragira are together responsible for 40 per cent of Africa’s historical volcanic eruptions.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements about  UV-C radiation

1- It is a known disinfectant for air, water, and nonporous surfaces.

2- UVC lamps are often called “germicidal” lamps.

3- UV-C deactivates over 99 % of viruses, bacteria, fungus and other bio – aerosols etc. with appropriate dosages using 800nm UV light.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements about ELISA test

1- The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is a commonly used analytical biochemistry assay, first described by Engvall and Perlmann in 1971.

2- The assay uses a solid-phase type of enzyme immunoassay (EIA) to detect the presence of a ligand (commonly a protein) in a liquid sample using antibodies directed against the protein to be measured.

3- ELISA can be performed to evaluate either the presence of antigen or the presence of antibody in a sample, it is a useful tool for determining serum antibody concentrations such as with the HIV test or West Nile virus.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements about One Stop Centre Scheme (OSCs)

1- One Stop Centres (OSC) are intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace.

2- The OSC will support all women including girls below 18 years of age affected by violence, irrespective of caste, class, religion, region, sexual orientation or marital status.

3- The Scheme will be funded through Consolidated Fund of India.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements about North Sea

1- Located between the British Isles and the mainland of northwestern Europe.

2- The sea is bordered by the island of Great Britain to the southwest and west, the Orkney and Shetland islands to the northwest, Norway to the northeast, Denmark to the east, Germany and the Netherlands to the southeast, and Belgium and France to the south.

3- It is connected to the Atlantic by the Strait of Gibraltar and the English Channel.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

22. Consider the following statements about Eastern Rajasthan canal Project

1- It aims to harvest surplus water available during the rainy season in rivers in southern Rajasthan and use this water in south-eastern districts of the state where there is a scarcity of water for drinking and irrigation.

2- The project was approved by the Central Water Commission in 2017.

3- Among the state’s water bodies, only the Luni river basin has surplus water but this water cannot be tapped directly because the area around the Kota barrage is designated as a crocodile sanctuary.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements about Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

1- The establishment of the CBI was recommended by the Swaran Singh Committee on Prevention of Corruption (1962–1964).

2- It derives its powers from the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.

3- The Director of CBI has been provided security of two-year tenure in office by the CVC Act, 2003.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following statements about multi drug-resistant (MDR

1- It is antimicrobial resistance shown by a species of microorganism to all antimicrobial drug in three or more antimicrobial categories.

2- The MDR types most threatening to public health are MDR bacteria that resist multiple antibiotics.

3- Many bacteria, including those which are multi drug-resistant in snakes, lead to wound infection after the snake bites.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

25. Consider the following statements about Military Coup

1- It  is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers.

2- It is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator.

3- Many scholars consider a coup successful when the usurpers seize and hold power for at least 1 month.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

26. Consider the following statements about a high-level expert panel ‘One Health’, recently in News

1- Formed by World Health Organization (WHO).

2- To study the emergence and spread of only novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

3- They will also closely study various human activities which disturb the natural wildlife and environment.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

27. Consider the following statements about International Day for Biological Diversity

1- United Nations General Assembly in late 1993 proclaimed May 24 as “The International Day for Biological Diversity” (IDB).

2- The theme for this year’s (2021) IDB is “We’re part of the solution”.

3- In the Earth Summit, the Convention on Biological Diversity was born.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

28. Consider the following statements about recently released report, titled Protected Planet Report 2020

1- Underlined the progress the world has made toward the ambitious goals agreed by countries in 2010 at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity,  known as Aichi Biodiversity Target 11.

2- As many as 82 per cent of countries and territories increased their share of protected area and coverage of other effective area-based conservation measures (OECM) since 2010.

3- Released by by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

29. Consider the following statements about recent record rains in Delhi

1- Cyclone Tauktae

2- Western Disturbance

3- Inter Tropical Convergence Zone ITCZ

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

30. Consider the following statements about ECMO or extracorporeal membrane oxygen

1- Originally developed in the 1960s to support newborns and infants with respiratory distress syndrome and cardiac abnormalities.

2- The ECMO machine works by inserting a plastic tube into a large vein and/or artery through the neck, chest or groin of the patient.

3- It works by temporarily drawing blood from the body to allow artificial oxygenation of the red blood cells and removal of carbon dioxide.

Which of the following given above is/are correct