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20-05-2020

1

Consider the following statements about the Kepler Space Telescope:

1. This was launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars.

2. It replaced the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and continue the search for exoplanets.

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2

Consider the following statements:

1. Mopin is an annual agricultural festival of Arunachal Pradesh.

2. Xaat Bihumarks the beginning of the Assamese New Year.

Which of the above-mentioned statements are correct?

3

Rohingya, the Indo-Aryan ethnic group is recognized as a native of

4

In context of Ways and Means Advances, consider the following statements:

1. It is a facility through which only the centre government can borrow from the RBI.

2. Borrowing authority is not liable to repay back the advances.

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5

What are Blazars, sometimes seen in the news?

6

Consider the following statements about the olive Ridley turtles:

1. This most abundant sea turtles inhabit only the cold waters of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans.

2. This species is protected under Schedule 1 in Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

3. They are best known for their Arribada.

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7

Which of the following schemes is/are implemented by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)?

1. Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme

2. Employees’ Pension Scheme

3. Employees' Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme

Which of the above-mentioned statements are correct?

8

In the context of National Green Tribunal (NGT), consider the following statements:

1. It was enacted under India’s constitutional provision of Article 21.

2. The Chairman of the tribunal is required to be a serving or retired Chief Justice of a High Court or a judge of the
Supreme Court of India.

3. It is mandated to dispose of the cases within three months of their respective appeals.

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9

Which of the following are correctly matched?

Places in news Country

1. Kunduz Afghanistan

2. Homs Iraq

3. Hodeidah Iran

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10

What is “Awa Guaja”, sometimes seen in the news?