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June Mock Test 1

1. Consider the following statements about Sickle cell disease

1- It is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person’s parents.

2- It results in an abnormality in the nutrient-carrying protein haemoglobin found in red blood cells.

3- Derives its name from the shape of patients’ red blood cells, which have the configuration of a crescent moon or sickle.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements if the world fails to limit global heating to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels

1- Corals will bleach.

2- Penguins will lose their Antarctic ice floes.

3- The black-headed squirrel monkey of the Amazon could be wiped out.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about reasons why agriculture didn’t suffer the fate of the rest of the economy last year.

1- The monsoon.

2- Agriculture being exempted from the nationwide lockdown that followed the first wave of Covid-19.

3- Availability of labour force.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Global heat deaths, recently in News

1- The highest percentages of heat deaths caused by climate change were in cities in North America.

2- Sao Paulo, Brazil, has the most climate-related heat deaths, averaging 239 a year.

3- More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about space fridge, recently in News

1- It can keep food cold on longer missions in space, at zero gravity.

2- It is aimed at giving astronauts a supply of food that could last five to six years.

3- The refrigerator cannot operate in different orientations.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about Crickets

1- They are noticeable for their loud calls, especially at night.

2- Female crickets produce sound by rubbing their wings against each other to attract males.

3- They don’t have lungs and can’t breathe through their mouths or nostrils. Instead, they take air in through a series of small holes on the sides of their bodies called spiracles.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Transplanting a tree

1- The survival rate of a transplanted tree is about 50%.

2- Not all trees can be transplanted.

3- Any tree that has a tap root system can only be transplanted.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

8. Herero and Nama Genocide, recently in News, occured between 1904 and 1908, was now in which African Country

a) Zimbabwe

b) Tanzania

c) Namibia

d) South Africa

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Tutsi ethnic group

1- An ethnic group of probable Nilotic origin, whose members live within Rwanda and Tanzania.

2- Historically, the Tutsi were pastoralists and filled the ranks of the warriors caste.

3- They are an ethnic group of the African Great Lakes region.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about Saline Gargle RT-PCR Testing Method

1- Developed by IIT Delhi.

2- A patient is required to gargle a saline solution and spit into a simple collection tube.

3- This method allows for self-sampling.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

11. Consider the following statements about H10N3 bird flu, recently in News

1- It is a low pathogenic, or relatively less severe, strain of the virus in poultry.

2- The risk of it spreading on a large scale was very low.

3- Human-to-human transmission found there.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

12. Consider the following statements about China’s ‘artificial sun’ EAST, recently in News

1- Set a new record after it ran at 216 million degrees Fahrenheit (120 million degrees Celsius) for 101 seconds.

2- The purpose of the artificial sun is to replicate the process of nuclear fission, which is the same reaction that powers the sun.

3- The EAST project is part of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) facility.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following statements 

1- As per Census 2011, more than 1 crore houses were lying vacant in urban areas across the country.

2- The existing rent control laws are restricting the growth of rental housing and discourage owners from renting out their vacant houses due to fear of repossession.

3- In 2015, before the Housing for All by 2022 Mission (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban) was launched, it was decided that 20 per cent of the two crore houses that were to be created should be exclusively for rent.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

14. Consider the following statements about Lithium

1- The non metal group, lightest of the solid elements.

2- Industrial applications for lithium metal are in metallurgy, where the active element is used as a scavenger (remover of impurities) in the refining of such metals as iron, nickel, copper, and zinc and their alloys.

3- Lithium salts have proven to be useful as a mood-stabilizing drug in the treatment of bipolar disorder in humans.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements about SWASTIIK, recently in News, for water purification

1- It involves boiling of a liquid as a result of pressure reduction.

2- It uses natural filters having antimicrobial properties.

3- This technology can eliminate harmful bacteria, including antimicrobial-resistant bacteria, economically.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

16. What is UMAMI stands for, recently in News

a) Understanding of Microgravity on Any-Microbe Interactions.

b) Understanding of Microgravity on Animal-Matabolism Interference.

c) Understanding of Microgravity on Animal-Microbe Interactions.

d) Understanding of Microgravity on Animal-Matabolism Interactions.

 
 
 
 

17. Consider the following statements about T cell

1- Type of red blood cell that is an essential part of the immune system.

2- T cells originate in the bone marrow and mature in the thymus.

3- Because the body contains millions of T and B cells, many of which carry unique receptors, it can respond to virtually any antigen.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements about Tianzhou-2, recently in News

1- It is a part of the construction of the Tiangong space station.

2- It  is a mission of the China’s Tianzhou-class manned cargo spacecraft.

3- Recently blasted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center on the southern island of Hainan, China.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements about Natural dye

1- They are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals.

2- The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources—roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood—and other biological sources such as fungi.

3- Cellulose and protein fibres require same treatments to prepare them for natural dyes.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements about Low-chilling apple variety HRMN 99, recently in News

1- Developed by farmer from Jammu & Kashmir.

2- It does not require long chilling hours for flowering and fruit setting.

3- This has spread to plain, tropical, and subtropical areas in various parts of India, where the temperature is as high as 40 -45 ºC during summer.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

21. EAGLE Act, recently introduced in which country Parliament

a) USA

b) Germany

c) China

d) India

 
 
 
 

22. Consider the following statements about Venus

1- It appears bright because of its thick cloud cover that reflects and scatters light.

2- Venus is the second closest planet to the Sun.

3- The brightest natural object in Earth’s night sky.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements about DAVINCI+ and VERITAS mission, recently in News

1- Both missions are part of the NASA’s Curiosity Program, which began in 1992.

2- VERITAS is short for ‘Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography, and Spectroscopy’ and will map the Venus surface to determine its geologic history and understand the reasons why it developed so differently from Earth.

3- DAVINCI+ is short for ‘Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging’ and is the first US-led mission to the Venus atmosphere since 1978.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following statements about Geoglyphs

1- It is a work of art which is created by arranging or moving objects within a landscape.

2- The term geoglyph has been used rather loosely in recent times to encompass all super large beautiful structures on the earth surface.

3- For an art form to be regarded as a geoglyph it must generally be more that 4 metres in length.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

25. Consider the following statements about Expert Group on Fixation of Minimum Wages and National Floor Wages

1- Constituted by Ministry of Labour & Employment.

2- The Group has been constituted for a period of three years from the date of notification.

3- The Expert Group is chaired by Prof Ajit Mishra.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

26. Consider the following statements about Pesticide

1- Pesticides are used in public health to kill vectors of disease, such as mosquitoes, and in agriculture to kill pests that damage crops.

2- They are among the leading causes of death by self-poisoning.

3- Pesticides, such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and lindane, can remain for years in soil and water.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

27. Consider the following statements about Global Nitrogen Conference

1- International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) holds a conference every years.

2- First time since the inception of INI, its conference for 2021 being hosted by Germany’s Federal Environment Agency.

3- Inviting members of the international nitrogen community to meet up and discuss ideas and exchange knowledge on nitrogen issues.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

28. Consider the following statements about Litoria mira, recently in News

1- A species of frog.

2- Lives in the rainforests of Amazon.

3- Appears to be made from chocolate.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

29. Consider the following statements about Vitamin D

1- Vitamin D is a potential immuno-modulator.

2- Vitamin D is known to enhance the production of various anti-microbial peptides by the immune cells.

3- 30% of Indians suffer from lack of sufficient Vitamin D in their bodies.

Which of the following given above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

30. Consider the following statements about China’s Child Policy

1- China introduced a “two child policy” in 2016.

2- China’s one-child policy had been enforced in 1980.

3- By 2025, the country is set to lose its ‘most populous’ tag to India, which in 2020 had an estimated 138 crore people, 1.5 per cent behind China.

Which of the following given above is/are correct