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21-02-2019

1

Consider the following statements regarding Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM).

1. To promote solar farming i.e., decentralised solar power production on barren lands and providing off- grid agricultural pumps for farmers.

2. It is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

3. Farmers will get a subsidy of 60% on solar pumps which is shared by the central and state and rest 30% will be obtained as bank loans and It shall be deposited to their bank account

2

Consider the following pairs:

Islands mentioned often in news - Location

1) Swaraj Dweep - Andaman
2) Shaheed Dweep - Lakshadweep
3) Dibru Saikhowa - Assam
4) Hope island - Andaman

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

3

Consider the following statements:

1. GeM is a one stop portal to facilitate online procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments / Organizations / PSUs which aims to enhance transparency, efficiency and speed in public procurement.

2. Recently, it launched a unique concept “Start Up Runway” and SWAYAAT initiative.

Which of the statements given is/are above correct?

4

With reference to Regional Rapid Transport System (RRTS), consider the following statements:

1. RRTS is a new, dedicated, high speed, high capacity, comfortable commuter service connecting regional nodes in NCR

2. RRTS is different from conventional Railway as it will provide reliable, high frequency, point to point regional travel at high speed of 180kmph along dedicated path way.

3. It will use state of the art technologies for track structure, rolling stock and signalling system.

4. Go

5

Bramble Cay Melomys - currently seen in news for which of the following reasons?

1) Great Barrier Reef‘s endemic mammal species found in Small Island, Australia.

2) It is a critically endangered species.

3) The habitat loss is due to human induced climate change.

Which of the statement above is/are correct?