12th May, 2022
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12th May, 2022

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

1. As per the recently conducted NFHS-5, there has been a 2 percentage point increase in the under-15 population of India.
2. More than half the population of India is below 30 years of age.
3. There has been a decrease in over-60 population in NFHS-5 as compared to the previous survey.

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Which of the following is/are correct about the National Technology Day?

1. It is celebrated each year on 28th February to mark the discovery of Raman effect by Physicist Sir CV Raman

2. The ‘Technology Development Board of India’ celebrates the day by awarding individuals with National Award for their contribution to science and technology in India.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Technology Development Board’?

  1. It was constituted in the year 1966 as an attached office of the Department of Science and Technology.
  2. It aims to commercialise the fruit of indigenous research by encouraging enterprises to take up technology oriented products.
  3. It facilitates interaction between industry, scientists, technocrats and specialists to foster innovation culture and cooperative research between industry and institutions.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’?

  1. It is the first welfare scheme being implemented by the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
  2. The scheme initially had the target of providing LPG connections to over 8 crore women members of BPL households.
  3. Recently, the second phase of the scheme has been started by the government to provide for an additional one crore LPG connections.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Pulitzer Prize’?

  1. It is regarded as Asia’s Nobel Prize.
  2. It is administered by the Rockefeller Foundation in collaboration with the Ford Foundation.

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