8 March 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) With reference to the RBI Act, 1934, consider the following statements:
1. Under the provisions of the act the central bank is required to pay the central government its surplus.
2. Under the act, no surplus is given to state government.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both 1 and 2
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Inspired by: RBI may pay interim dividend of Rs. 10,000 cr.

Q.2) With reference to the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The GEAC is also responsible for ap­proval of proposals relating to release of genetically engineered organisms.
2. It comes under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) 2 only
Inspired by: Govt: GM soybean imports only after regulator’s approval

Q.3) Consider the following statements:
1. The Constituent Assembly started functioning in December 1946.
2. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first President of the Constituent Assembly.
3. The Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution of India on 26th November 1949.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only

Q.4) Which of the following agreement/convention is related to the WTO?
a) Bonn Agreement
b) Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic
c) Marrakesh Agreement
d) Barcelona Convention for Protection against Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

Q.5) With reference to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is a part of the European Investment Bank (EIB).
2. It has no member from the Aisan Continent.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) Both 1 and 2
d) 2 only
Inspired by: India to join multilateral lender EBRD

Q.6) Among the following organisms, which one does not belong to the class of other three? (CSE: 2014)
a) Crab
b) Mite
c) Scorpion
d) Spider

Q.7) The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in (CSE: 2014)
a) the President of India
b) the Parliament
c) the Chief Justice of India
d) the Law Commission

Q.8) Consider the following towns of India : (CSE: 2014)
1. Bhadrachalam
2. Chanderi
3. Kancheepuram
4. Kamal
Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional sarees / fabric?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 1, 3 and 4


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