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

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    Q.1) The current IIP basket covers 682 representative items of 3 Broad Sectors viz. mining, manufacturing and electricity. Consider the following statements regarding these 3 Broad Sectors:

    1. Manufacturing sector has the greatest weightage among all the 3 Broad Sectors.

    2. Electricity sector covers majority of items(out of 682).

    Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

    a) 1 only

    b) 2 only

    c) Both are correct

    d) None is correct

    Q.2) Which International Organisation publishes ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects’ Report?

    a) IMF

    b) UN

    c) World Bank

    d) Asian Development Bank

    Q.3) Labour Bureau is a storehouse of important economic indicators like Consumer Price Index Number for

    a) Industrial

    b) Agricultural

    c) Rural

    d) All of the above
    Q.4) What was the theme of 2nd joint seminar and exhibition of Defence-Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) in 2016?

    a) Make in India

    b) Technical Textiles

    c) Indigenization and provision of improved products to our soldiers

    d) None is correct
    Q.5) Which of the following statements given below is/are correct regarding the Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA)?

    1. The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association of the technical textile industry in the country.

    2. At present ITTA has over 300 members.

    3. Formation of ITTA was facilitated by office of the textile commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.

    Select the correct option using the codes given below.

    a) 1 and 2 only

    b) 2 and 3 only

    c) 1, 2 and 3 only

    d) 1 and 3 only
    Q.6) Consider the following factors: (CSE:2012)

    1. Rotation of the Earth

    2. Air pressure and wind

    3. Density of ocean water

    4. Revolution of the Earth

    Which of the above factors influence the ocean currents?

    a) 1 and 2only

    b)1,2 and 3 only

    c) 1 and 4

    d) 2, 3 and 4
    Q.7) With reference to the wetlands of India, consider the following statements: (CSE:2012)

    1. The country’s total geographical area under the category of wetlands is recorded more in Gujrat as Compared to other states

    2. In India, the total geographical area of coastal wetlands is larger than that of inland wetlands

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    a) 1 only

    b) 2 only

    c) Both 1 and 2

    d) Neither 1 nor 2
    Q.8) Consider the following crops of India: (CSE:2012)

    1. Groundnut

    2. Sesamum

    3. Pearl millet

    Which of the above is/are predominantly rained crop/crops?

    a) 1 and 2 only

    b) 2 and 3 only

    c) 3 only

    d)1,2 and 3


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  • Profile photo of Mohit Limba Mohit Limba @mohitlimba

    Iip have 809 items in his basket….682 is old data

  • Profile photo of Poonam Yadhuvanshi Poonam Yadhuvanshi @poonamyadhuvanshi


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

    1-A. Electricity around 8%
    2-B. Predicted 7.3% growth this year and further improvement next year.
    4- . 3rd seminar theme – May ,2017 – Indigenisation and provision of improved products to our soldiers.
    6-B. Other factors – Temperature, Salinity differences , Nature of the Coastline, Coriolis force, Insolation etc

  • Profile photo of Kunal Aggarwal Kunal Aggarwal @kunalaggarwal

    1 – a [Electricity is just 10% approximately which is also being reduced to 8. something. It can not cover majority iteams]
    2 – b [Downward revision of GDP growth of India in 2017]
    3 – d [CPI(combined) is published by CSO, IIP and annual survey of industries by CSO, WPI by Office of Economic Adviser, DIPP.]
    4 –
    5 – c
    6 – b [Revolution has no impact on Ocean currents]
    7 – a [Inland wetlands is larger than coastal wetland.]
    8 –

  • Profile photo of Vivek Singh Vivek Singh @viveksingh

    1- a
    2- b
    3-a (WPI, CPI-IW) by LB, rest CSO


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