16 May 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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    Q.1)  A group of Indian, Chinese, and Canadian scientists have recently developed a transgenic rice variety by transferring a gene from a common plant. What is the name of that common plant?

    a) Pyrus Malus
    b) Palsoes Mungo
    c) Daucas Carota
    d) Arabidopsis thaliana



    Q.2) Which of the following are the vaccine preventable diseases included under the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) of India?

    1. Rickets
    2. Diphtheria
    3. Pertussis
    4. Tetanus Toxoid
    5. Hepatitis

    Select the correct option using the codes given below.
    a) 1, 2 and 3 only
    b) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
    c) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
    d) 2, 3 and 4 only



    Q.3) What is the name of India’s own standard bar of gold(developed by Security Printing and Minting Corp of India Ltd) that can be used to verify the purity of gold sold in shops?
    a) BND 4201
    b) Standard Gold
    c) Kinebar 2301
    d) Sycee 2651



    Q.4) Which of the following information is correctly matched?

    1. General Provident Fund:It is offered to government employees
    2. Employees Provident Fund:It is mandatory for all organisations with 20 or more employees earning up to Rs. 15,000 a month
    3. Public Provident Fund:It is a savings cum tax savings account offered in India.

    Select the correct option using the codes given below.
    a) 1 and 2 only
    b) All are Correct
    c) 2 and 3 only
    d) 2 only



    Q.5) Recently, the government has decided for educational trusts and socities that it is compulsory for them  to register as non-governmental organisation with the NITI Aayog. Consider the following statements regarding it:

    1. Article- 30 is about the right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions
    2. Minority status permits schools and colleges to have a say in the reservation quantum and limits interference from the government

    Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
    a) Both are correct
    b) 1 only
    c) 2 only
    d) None is correct



    Q.6) In India the overall Index of Industrial Production, the Indices of Eighth Core Industries have combined weight of 37.90%. Which of the following are among those Eight Core Industries? (CSE: 2012)
    1. Cement
    2. Fertilizers
    3. Natural Gas
    4. Refinery products
    5. Textiles
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    a) 1 and 5 only
    b) 2, 3 and 4 only
    c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
    d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


    Q.7) Which of the following provisions of the Constitution of India have a bearing on Education? (CSE: 2012)

    1. Directive Principles of State Policy
    2. Rural and Urban Local Bodies
    3. Fifth Schedule
    4. Sixth Schedule
    5. Seventh Schedule

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    a) 1 and 2 only
    b) 3, 4 and 5 only
    c) 1, 2 and 5 only
    d) 1, 2, 3 4 and 5


    Q.8) Government of India encourages the cultivation of ‘sea buckthorn’. What is the importance of this plant? (CSE: 2012)

    1. It helps in controlling soil erosion and in preventing desertification.
    2. It is a rich source of biodiesel.
    3. It has nutritional value and is well­adapted to live in cold areas of high altitudes.
    4. Its timber is of great commercial value.

    Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
    a) 1 only
    b) 2, 3 and 4 only
    c) 1 and 3 only
    d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


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  • Profile photo of Harinder Sidhu Harinder Sidhu @harinder-sidhu

    1d 2c 3a 4- 5a 6c 7c 8c

  • Profile photo of Saravanan N S Saravanan N S @saravanan-ns

    2-C. Govt introduce Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine under UIP.
    3-A. Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya – 99.9% pure gold bar. Made by – India Govt Mint( IGM), BARC and certified by CSIR- Natl Physics Lab.
    6-C. Others- Coal ,Steel , Electricity,Crude Oil. Highest weightage- Electricity , Lowest- Fertilizers.
    7-C. 7th schedule – Education in Concurrent list, DPSP- Article 45 early Childhood care and Education upto 6 years.

  • Profile photo of Kunal Aggarwal Kunal Aggarwal @kunalaggarwal

    1 – d [gene transferred to Samba maser variety of rice]
    2 – c [+Measles, Measles-Rubella, Rotavirus, Pneumonia, Polio, TB, Haemophilus Influenza B]
    3 – a [developed by NPL, BARC and India govt mint]
    4 – b
    5 – a
    6 – c [+ Crude oil, electricity, iron & steel, ]
    7 – c
    8 –


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