1.  With which country did India hold its 14th Defence Policy Dialogue via video conferencing in August 2020?

Answer & Explanation

Singapore

2.  Rickets and night-blindness are caused by the deficiency of ______ and ______, respectively.

Answer & Explanation

Vitamin D, Vitamin A

3.  Which state was popularly known as the \’Land of Gods\’? It got a separate identity as a state on 9 November 2000.

Answer & Explanation

Uttarakhand

4.  \’Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)- PMAY (U)\’s mission is to achieve the goal of Housing for All in urban areas by:

Answer & Explanation

2022

5.  National Rifle Association of India was founded in:

Answer & Explanation

1951

6.  Where is the Sariska Tiger Reserve located?

Answer & Explanation

Rajasthan

7.  As of January 2021, GMR Group was associated with which franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament?

Answer & Explanation

Delhi Capitals

8.  Who among the following foreign travellers is NOT correctly matched with their respective country they hail from?

Answer & Explanation

Peter Mundy – China

9.  Which of the following statements is NOT correct about alluvial soil?

Answer & Explanation

In the Himalayan region we find alluvial soil.

10.  Which gas is released in the process of photosynthesis?

Answer & Explanation

Oxygen

11.  With which state is the \’Mand\’ or \’Maand\’ style of singing associated?

Answer & Explanation

Rajasthan

12.  Which of the following factors is NOT responsible for soil formation?
agents

Answer & Explanation

Cattle grazing

13.  The mutual funds industry in India is regulated by which organisation?

Answer & Explanation

SEBI and RBI

14.  Swollen bluish veins resulting from the valves that do not close properly are called ______.

Answer & Explanation

varicose veins

15.  Who was responsible for the partition of Bengal in 1905?

Answer & Explanation

Lord Curzon