(1) NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on an exoplanet, WASP-121b. The exoplanet is similar to which planet in our solar system?

(A) Jupiter

(B) Earth

(C) Saturn

(D) Mars

(2) Aparna, who has been appointed as Executive Director of World Bank, will represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and —————?

(A) Nepal

(B) Sri Lanka

(C) Pakistan

(D) China

(3) Which day is observed as National Handloom Day?

(A) 8 August

(B) 8 August

(C) 18 August

(D) 7 August

(4) An all-women team of researchers from which IIT has developed a new drug delivery platform using nanoparticles?

(A) IIT Roorke

(B) IIT Bangalore

(C) IIT Delhi

(D) IIT Madras

(5) IISc researchers have developed a highly sensitive, low cost nanometre-scale ——– sensor, with potential applications in environmental pollution monitoring.

(A) Methane

(B) Carbon Monoxide

(C) Nitrogen Dioxide

(D) Sulfur Dioxide


(1) A   (2) B   (3) D   (4) C   (5) B