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The Sun Temple Of Konark

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Sun Temple of Konark exhibits the traditional Odisha style of architecture, also known as Kalinga architecture, on a grand scale.
  2. The temple has been declared a world heritage site by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1984.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Jal Jeevan Mission

Consider the following statements with reference to the Jal Jeevan Mission:

  1. Announced in August 2018, the chief objective of the Mission is to provide piped water supply (Har Ghar Jal) to all rural households by 2025.
  2. The goal of JJM is to provide functional household tap connection to every household with service level at the rate of 45 litres per capita per day (lpcd).

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Repo Rate

Consider the following statements:

  1. Repo rate is the rate at which the central bank of a country lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds.
  2. In Overnight Repo, banks sell securities to the RBI for money, and repurchase those the following day, thus, returning the money to the central bank.

Which of the statement’s given above is/are correct?


Chindu Yakshaganam

Consider the following statements:

  1. Chindu Yakshaganam, a.k.a Chindu Bhagavatam is a form of theatre practised by members of the Chindu Madiga community.
  2. The ancient art form which is a traditional theatre form, developed in Telangana, combines dance, music, dialogues between the characters, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form and such was the aura of these artists.
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Pangolin

Consider the following statements:

  1. Pangolins have large, protective keratin scales covering their skin; they are the only known mammals with this feature.
  2. Five species of pangolin are found is Asia—Chinese, Sunda, Indian, and Philippine pangolins—and they're listed by the IUCN as critically endangered.

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Exercise Ajeya Warrior

With which of the following country, India has been conducting joint military exercise Ajeya Warrior since 2013?


Ban On CFL And Incandescent Bulbs

Recently, which of the following state decided to impose ban the sale of both Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) and Incandescent (filament) Bulbs from November, 2020?


Reverse Osmosis

Consider the following statements with reference to Reverse Osmosis (RO):

  1. Reverse Osmosis is a technology that is used to remove a large majority of contaminants from water by pushing the water through a semi-permeable membrane.
  2. Unlike osmosis, which is a passive process, reverse osmosis requires external force (pressure) to work.

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Monetary Policy Committee

Consider the following statement with reference to the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC):

  1. Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has been instituted by the Central Government of India under Section 45ZB of the RBI Act, 1934.
  2. The committee comprises six members - three officials of the Reserve Bank of India and three external members nominated by the Government of India.

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Project-75 India

Consider the following given statements:

  1. The Project 75I-class submarine is follow-on of the Project 75 Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy.
  2. Under this project, the Indian Navy intends to acquire eight diesel-electric submarines, which will also feature advanced air-independent propulsion systems.
  3. The Russian Naval Group is among the five Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM) who have been shortlisted for the Indian Navy’s project for advanced submarines under Project-75I.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

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