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1. With reference to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), consider the following statements:
  1. It is an agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in India.
  2. It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
2. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the new list of species put out by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS)?
  1. The total number of migratory fauna from India comes to 457 species.
  2. The birds make up the bulk of migratory species.
  3. Dolphins are the largest group of migrating mammals.
Select the correct option from the codes given below.
3. With reference to food chains in ecosystems, consider the following statements:
  1. A food chains illustrates the order in which a chain of organisms feed upon each other.
  2. Food chains are found within the populations of a species.
  3. A food chain illustrates the numbers of each organism which are eaten by others.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
4. The Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress (1929) is very important in history, because
  1. The Congress passed a resolution demanding complete independence.
  2. The rift between the extremists and moderates was resolved in that Session.
  3. A resolution was passed rejecting the two-nation theory in that Session
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
5. Health is a subject in
6. Which of the following are free entitlements for pregnant women under Janani Shushu Suraksha Karyakram:
  1. Free and cashless delivery
  2. Free drugs and consumables
  3. Free provision of blood
Select the correct option using codes given below:
7. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram(RKSK):
  1. The age group covered under RKSK is 11-18 years
  2. It covers male and females from rural areas only.
Select the correct statement using given codes below:
8. The NABH Nirman Scheme is related to
9. Consider the following statements regarding van dhan Vikas Kendras:
  1. Under the Van Dhan, 30 Self Help Groups (SHGs) of 10 Tribal gatherers will be constituted.
  2. Training and technical support will be provided by TRIFED.
  3. The scheme envisages making tribals competent to add value to the products they collect from the forests.
Select the correct statement using codes given below:
10. Saubhagya Scheme is related to
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