14 March 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) Meteorite is a solid piece of debris from which of the following object?
1. Comet
2. Asteroid
3. Meteoroid
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
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Q.2) The London Interbank Offered Rate(LIBOR) is based on which of the following currencies, other than US dollar and Euro?
1. Pound Sterling
2. Japanese yen
3. Swiss franc
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
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Q.3) With reference to the Enhanced Access and Service Excellence (EASE), consider the following statements:
1. It was by the department of financial services (DFS).
2. It is related to the responsibilities of the public sector banks.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both 1 and 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2
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Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the election of President of India:
1. The President’s election is held in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote and the voting is by open ballot.
2. If the election of a person as President is declared void by the Supreme Court, acts done by him before the date of such declaration of the Supreme Court will be invalidated
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a)1 only
b)2 only
c)Both 1 and 2
d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding the S-400 missile system:
1. It is an anti-aircraft missile system.
2. It is a Russian missile system.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both 1 and 2
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 2 only
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Q.6) India is regarded as a country with “Demographic Dividend”. This is due to ?
a) Its high population in the age group below 15 years.
b) Its high population in the age group of 15­-64 years.
c) Its high population in the age group above 65 years.
d) Its high total population.

Q.7) Regarding “carbon credits”, which one of the following statements is not correct ?
a) The carbon credit system was ratified in conjunction with the Kyoto protocol.
b) Carbon credits are awarded to countries or groups that have reduced greenhouse gases below their emission quota.
c) The goal of the carbon credit system is to limit the increase of carbon dioxide emission.
d) Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the united nations environment programs.

Q.8) Consider the following :
1. Right to education.
2. Right to equal access to public service.
3. Right to food.
Which of the above is/are human right/human rights under “universal declaration of human rights” ?
a) 1 only.
b) 1 and 2 only.
c) 3 only.
d) 1,2,and 3.


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