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

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Airports Authority of India’:
1. It is a Public Sector Unit(PSU).
2. It provides Air traffic management (ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) ‘Article 35A’ is in news these days. Which of the following statements regarding it is/are correct?
1. It empowers the J and K legislative assembly to specify permanent residents
2. It is also applicable to Megalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram to some extent.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Which of the following gas/gases is/are not toxic for Human Inhalation?
a) Carbon Monoxide
b) Sulfor Dioxide
c) Ozone
d) None of the above

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)’:
1. It is a statutory body.
2. It works under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child development.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) The Government of India Act of 1919 clearly defined
a) the separation of power between the judiciary and the legislature
b) the jurisdiction of the central and provincial governments
c) the powers of the Secretary of State for India and the Viceroy
d) None of the above

Q.6) Which of the following brings out the Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers?
a) The Reserve Bank of India
b) The Department of Economic Affairs
c) The Labour Bureau
d) The Department of Personnel and Training

Q.7) In the context of modem scientific research, consider the following statements about lceCube’, a particle detector located at South Pole, which was recently in the news :
1. It is the world’s largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometre of ice.
2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.
3. It is buries deep in the ice.
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.8) The terms ‘Agreement on Agriculture’, ‘Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures’ and Peace Clause’ appear in the news frequently in the context of the affairs of the
a) Food and Agriculture Organization
b) United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change
c) World Trade Organization
d) United Nations Environment Programme


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