1 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)’:
1. Once the NCLT admits a case, it cannot be withdrawn.
2. SC’s power of ‘Complete Justice’ has no say on the NCLT.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 1 only

Q.2) Which of the following statements regarding ‘National Housing Bank (NHB)’ is/are correct?
1. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
2. It was set up under the “Housing for All by 2022” Mission.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2 only
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 1 only
d) Both are correct

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’:
1. It doesn’t cover Commercial Crops.
2. Under the scheme, there is no upper limit on Government subsidy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) Both are correct
c) 1 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) What are the possible effects of high Credit Growth on individuals in an Economy?
1. High tendency of Borrowing
2. High tendency of Spending
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Indians to celebrate August 15 this year as Sankalp Parva. PM announced this day for doing something constructive for the country. What is the deadline under the ‘Sankalp Parva’?
a) August 2019
b) October 2022
c) August 2020
d) August 20122

Q.6) The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its (CSE: 2014)
a) advisory jurisdiction
b) appellate jurisdiction.
c) original jurisdiction
d) writ jurisdiction

Q.7) Consider the following techniques/phenomena: (CSE: 2014)
1. Budding and grafting in fruit plants
2. Cytoplasmic male sterility
3. Gene silencing
Which of the above is/are used to create transgenic crops?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) None

Q.8) Consider the following statements : (CSE: 2014)
1. Maize can be used for the production of starch.
2. Oil extracted from maize can be a feedstock for biodiesel.
3. Alcoholic beverages can be produced by using maize.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only.
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


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