1. Consider the following statements about invasive species: It is an organism that has been brought into a new ecosystem and has grown overpopulated, adversely altering its surroundings. They have a negative impact on the habitats and bioregions they invade, inflicting ecological, environmental, and/or economic harm. Which of the above statements is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 2. Consider the following statements: Lord Linlithgow issued the Armed Forces Special Powers (Ordinance) in response to Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit India Movement. After independence, Jawaharlal Nehru’s government passed the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in the Indian parliament in the wake of the Naga insurgency in Assam. Which of the above statements is/are correct? 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 3. ‘Maitri Diwas’ between India and Bangladesh is observed on: 8 December 15 January 20 March None of the above 4. Which of the following statement is correct about the Battle of Pratapgad? Fought at Pratapgad fort, between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and the Adilshahi general Afzal Khan. Fought at a mountain pass in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, between the Maratha Sardar Baji Prabhu Deshpande and Siddi Masud of Adilshahi. Fought near the city of Surat, between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Inayat Khan. None of the above 5. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct about the Black Sea? It is located between Western Europe and Northern Africa. It is connected to the Sea of Azov by the Strait of Kerch. There is a significant presence of oxygen in the water. All the above 6. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct about the Default Bail? It is also known as statutory bail. This is enshrined in Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2 7. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct about the Bureau of Energy Efficiency? It is a statutory body established through the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 under the Union Ministry of Power. It assists in developing policies and strategies with the primary objective of reducing the energy intensity of the Indian economy. It coordinates with designated consumers, designated agencies, and other organizations to identify and utilize the existing resources and infrastructure, in performing its functions. All the above 8. The 11th Edition of Joint Military Exercise EKUVERIN took place between: India & Maldives India & Bangladesh India & Sri Lanka India & Myanmar 9. Mount Semeru volcano is in: Indonesia Jakarta Maldives None of the above 10. Which of the following statements are correct about the Ring of Fire? It is referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt. It is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. It traces boundaries between several tectonic plates—including the Pacific, Cocos, Indian-Australian, Nazca, North American, and Philippine Plates. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 1, 2 and 3 Loading …Is fire hot or cold?