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18th May, 2022

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

1. They are rock-cut movements on the former island of Salsette in the western outskirts of Mumbai.

2. These excavations were undertaken during the Hinayana phase of Buddhism but there are also examples of Mahayana stylistic architecture.

3. These caves were built during the rule of Satavahana ruler Gautamiputra Satkarani.

Choose the correct answer.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about ‘Endosulfan’?

  1. It is a pesticide developed in 1954 which was used extensively in wheat crop during the first green revolution.
  2. The Stockholm Convention has declared it as a persistent organic pollutant.
  3. India is yet to declare a formal ban on the use of endosulfan at the national level.

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

  1. The rice fortification scheme aims to cover the entire country in terms of providing fortified rice by March 2024.
  2. ‘Extrusion’ is a technique to fortify rice by adding micronutrients of other crops using crop-breeding techniques to naturally grow fortified rice.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Places of Worship Act, 1991’?

  1. The Act provides state ownership over the management and affairs of some temples through Governor-appointed nominees.
  2. The provisions of the act do not apply to ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains that are covered by the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958.

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’?

  1. It is a consortium of representatives from the Union Ministry of Communications and Technology and the telecom industry to regulate the telecom sector.
  2. As it has adjudicatory functions, hence, it is quasi-judicial in nature.

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