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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2022 (General Studies)
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In the context of vaccines manufactured to prevent COVID-19 pandemic, consider the following statements :

1. The Serum Institute of India produced COVID-19 vaccine named Covishield using mRNA platform.

2. Sputnik V vaccine is manufactured using vector based platform.

3. COVAXIN is an inactivated pathogen based vaccine.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2021 (General Studies)
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The term ‘ACE2’ is talked about in the context of
A
genes introduced in the genetically modified plants
B
development of India’s own satellite navigation system
C
radio collars for wildlife tracking
D
spread of viral diseases
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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2021 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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In the context of hereditary diseases, consider the following statements :

1. Passing on mitochondrial diseases from parent to child can be prevented by mitochondrial replacement therapy either before or after in vitro fertilization of the egg.

2. A child inherits mitochondrial diseases entirely from the mother and not from the father.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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UPSC Civil Service Prelims Paper I 2021 (General Studies)
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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Consider the following statements :

1. Adenoviruses have single-stranded DNA genomes whereas retroviruses have double-stranded DNA genomes.

2. Common cold is sometime caused by an adenovirus whereas AIDS is caused by a retrovirus.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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