9 March 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) With reference to the National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIIPC), consider the following statements:
1. It was created under the Information Technology Act.
2. The NCIIP has identified Transport as a Critical Sector.
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
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Q.2) In context of ancient India, what was Rapalgai?
a) Attainment of knowledge of self.
b) Maaterial basis of this universe.
c) A rope-based device.
d) Steel implements of surgery.

Q.3) Input tax credit means
a) At the time of paying tax on output, tax already paid on inputs can be reduced
b) Special incentive given by government to big taxpayers
c) Compensation of losses of states which they would incur from GST
d) A special cess applied on imports

Q.4) Which of the following statements regarding the Preventive Detention is incprrect?
a) If a person is arrested or detained under a law providing for preventive detention, then the protection against arrest and detention under Article 22 (1) and 22 (2) shall not be available
b) A detainee under preventive detention can have no right of personal liberty guaranteed by Article 19 or Article 21
c) A person may be taken to preventive custody only for 3 months at the first instance
d) All are correct

Q.5) The Pritzker Prize is awarded for outstanding work in which of the following field?
a) Science
b) Journalism
c) Architecture
d) Mathematics
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Q.6) Which of the following grants/ grant direct credit assistance to rural households ?(CSE: 2014)
1. Regional Rural Banks
2. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
3. Land Development Banks
Select the correct anser using the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) The Partition of Bengal made by Lord Curzon in 1905 lasted until(CSE: 2014)
a) the First World War when Indian troops were needed by the British and the partition was ended.
b) King George V abrogated Curzon’s Act at the Royal Darbar in Delhi in 1911
c) Gandhiji launched his Civil Disobedience Movement
d) the Partition of India, in 1947 when East Bengal became East Pakistan

Q.8) The 1929 Session of Indian, National Congress is of significance in the history of the Freedom Movement because the(CSE: 2014)
a) attainmentof Self­Government was declared as the objective of the Congress
b) attainment of Poorna Swaraj Was adopted as the goal of the Congress
c) Non­Cooperation Movement was launched
d) decision to participate in the Round Table Conference in London was taken


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