13 September 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) What is the relation between ‘Bitcoin’ and ‘Blockchain Technology’?
1. The blockchain is a public ledger that records bitcoin transactions
2. The blockchain is the only place that bitcoins can be said to exist in the form of unspent outputs of transactions.
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.2) Which of the folllowing are ‘Direct Taxes’?
1. Capital Gains Tax
2. Securities Transaction Tax
3. Perquisite Tax
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only

Q.3) Which of the follwoing are Landlocked Countries in Asia?
1. Armenia
2. Azerbaijan
3. Kazakhstan
4. Kyrgyzstan
5. the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, and 3 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
d) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only

Q.4) IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are among the world’s top 200 institutions when it comes to producing “employable graduates”, according to the latest edition of QS Graduate Employability Rankings. QS Graduate Employability Rankings are published in which of the following Languages?
a) French
b) English
c) German
d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.5) Shinkansen technology is related to(which is often seen in news these days)
a) Aircrafts
b) Bullet Trains
c) Missiles
d) Submarines

Q.6) Among the following, which were frequently mentioned in the news for the outbreak of Ebola virus recently? (CSE: 2015)
a) Syria and Jordan
b) Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia
c) Philippines and Papua New Guinea
d) Jamaica, Haiti and Surinam

Q.7) With reference to ‘fly ash’ produced by the power plants using coal as fuel, which of the following statements is/are correct? (CSE: 2015)
1. Fly ash can be used in the production of bricks for building construction.
2. Fly ash can be used as a replacement for some of the Portland cement contents of concrete.
3. Fly ash is made up of silicon dioxide and calcium oxide only, and does not contain any toxic elements.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3
d) 3 only

Q.8) With reference to ‘dugong’, a mammal found in India, which of the following statements is/are correct? (CSE: 2015)
1. It is a herbivorous marine animal.
2. It is found along the entire coast of India.
3. It is given legal protection under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3
d) 3 only


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