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Healthcare System In India

Consider the following statements in contest to the healthcare system in India:

  1. Primary healthcare does not require a specialist and can be addressed comprehensively by a general physician.
  2. Secondary healthcare includes specialists such as cardiologists, dermatologists, urologists and other specialists.
  3. In tertiary healthcare, the individuals may require advanced medical procedures such as major surgeries, transplants, replacements and long-term medical care management for diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders.

Choose the correct statement(s) from the options given below:


Satupra Tiger Reserve

Consider the following statements with respect to the Rivers of Central India:

  1. The Ken River passes through Satupra Tiger Reserve.
  2. The Ken valley separates the Rewa Plateau from the Satna Plateau.
  3. The confluence of the Betwa and the Yamuna rivers is Hamirpur district in Uttar Pradesh.

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


Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the Union Cabinet approved the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Governments of India and Poland.
  2. Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs) in criminal matters are the bilateral treaties entered between countries for forging international cooperation and assistance.
  3. Section 110 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) provides for reciprocal arrangements to be made by the Central Government with the Foreign Governments with regard to the service of summons/warrants/judicial processes.

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


'Made In India' Coronavirus Vaccines

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, India provided 10 lakh doses of 'Made in India' coronavirus vaccines and a grant of 10,000 tonnes of rice and wheat to Myanmar.
  2. India had, earlier, voted in favour of the United Nations General Assembly‘s (UNGA) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanmar.
  3. India has called for return of democracy at the earliest in the country and release of political prisoners.

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


The Madhya Ganga Barrage

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Haiderpur Wetland in Uttar Pradesh has recently been recognized as the 47th Ramsar site in India.
  2. It was formed in 1984 on a floodplain of the River Ganga on the Madhya Ganga Barrage.
  3. India does not have a national plan for conservation of aquatic ecosystems.

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


Aryabhatta Research Institute Of Observational Sciences

Consider the following statements:

  1. A recent study has found that reduction in economic activities during the pandemic-related lockdown had resulted in a decrease in air pollution in most parts of India but central-western and northern India recorded an increase in pollution.
  2. Ozone formation and loss does not depend upon photochemical reactions between oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  3. The study was conducted by scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences.

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


Arbitrary Code

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the Log4j related vulnerability, also known as Log4 Shell was reported.
  2. Log4j is a popular Java logging framework involving arbitrary code execution.
  3. This software flaw could allow attackers to control and execute ‘arbitrary code’ and have uncontrolled access to computer systems.

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


Exceptional

Consider the following statements:

  1. According to a recent study by the University of Leeds, UK, glaciers in the Himalayas are melting at an "exceptional" rate.
  2. The Himalayan mountain range is home to the world’s fourth-largest amount of glacier ice and is often referred to as the ‘Fourth Pole’.
  3. According to the study, the Himalayan glaciers are generally losing mass faster in the eastern regions.

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


World Meteorological Organization

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that Verkhoyansk, a Siberian town, experienced a temperature of 380 C on 20th June, 2020, the highest temperature ever recorded in the Arctic region.
  2. On 6th February, 2020, at the Esperanza station in Argentina - a part of the Antarctic region – the highest temperature of 18.3°C was recorded.
  3. The Arctic region is warming at the same rate as the rest of the world, mainly because of human-made greenhouse gas emissions.

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


United Nations Security Council

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, India voted against a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution that linked climate change to security.
  2. The resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland and Niger. It was first proposed by Germany in 2020.
  3. India said that the resolution was an attempt to shift climate talks from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to the Security Council and a step backward for collective action on the issue.

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


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