09 July 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions and Answers

Q.1) Consider the following statements about formalin:

  1. Formalin is concentrated solution of Formaldehyde with water.
  2. It is a simple chemical compound made of hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and carbon.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Fish samples in Chennai test positive for formalin

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Q.2) Consider the following statements about National Testing Agency (NTA):

  1. NTA will conduct NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) twice a year.
  2. NET, a qualifying test for admission in higher educational institutions in the country, would be the first exam to be conducted by the newly formed body.

Which of the given statements are incorrect?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: National Testing Agency to conduct NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) exams

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/national-testing-agency-to-conduct-net-neet-jee-mains-exams/

Q.3) The National Information Security Policy and Guidelines (NISPG) are given by:

a) NITI Aayog

b) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

c) Ministry of Home Affairs

d) National Informatics Centre

Inspired by: Centre plans stronger defenses for key data

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/centre-plans-stronger-defenses-for-key-data/

Q.4) With respect to the National testing Agency (NTA), Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It is an agency which will conduct examinations for higher and secondary education in Online as well as Offline manner.
  2. It will replace CBSE, AICTE and other agencies from conducting various exams and enable them to focus on their core areas and work on improving the quality of education

Select the correct code from the following options:

  1. a) Only 1
  2. b) Only 2
  3. c) Both 1 and 2
  4. d) None of the above.

Inspired by: National Testing Agency to conduct NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) exams

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/national-testing-agency-to-conduct-net-neet-jee-mains-exams/

Q.5) 700 year old “Pillalamarri” banyan tree is located in which of the following state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Karnataka

c) TN

d) Telangana

Inspired by: Trees offer multiple benefits — don’t kill them, breed them

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/trees-offer-multiple-benefits-dont-kill-them-breed-them/

 


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