10 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Which of the Parliamentary Committees given below are “Standing Committees” of parliament?
1. Business Advisory Committee
2. Committee on Petitions
3. Committee of Privileges
4. Rules Committee
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 2 and 4 only

Q.2) Which of the following welfare schemes comes under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA 2013)?
1. Midday Meal Scheme
2. Integrated Child Development Services scheme
3. the Public Distribution System
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.3) Consider the folllowing statements regarding the ‘Shell Comapanies’:
1. It is a corporation without active business operations
2. These companies are illegal
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) 1 only

Q.4) Recently, the Medical and Health Department of a state government has decided to organise “Saas-Bahu Sammelans” to promote the small family norm with emphasis on development of local communities. The name of that state is
a) Gujarat
b) Rajashthan
c) Maharashtra
d) Himachal Pradesh

Q.5) The ‘Quality Council of India’ which is a government body, comes under
a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
b) Ministry of AYUSH
c) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Q.6) Consider the following : (CSE: 2014)
1. Bats
2. Bears
3. Rodents
The phenomenon of hibernation can be observed in which of the above kinds of animals?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) Hibernation cannot be observed in any of the above

Q.7) Which one of the following is the largest Committee of the Parliament? (CSE: 2014)
a) The Committee on Public Accounts
b) The Committee on Estimates
c) The Committee on Public Undertakings
d) The Committee on Petitions.

Q.8) Which of the following adds/add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on the planet Earth? (CSE: 2014)
1. Volcanic action
2. Respiration
3. Photosynthesis
4. Decay of organic matter
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


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