10 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Scientists have detected the presence of water on Psyche. Which of the following correctly describes about ‘Psyche’.

a) Moon of the Jupiter

b) Largest comet from the Kuiper belt

c) Largest metallic asteroid in our solar system

d) Smallest habitable planet from Goldilocks zone


Q.2) Recently, First Meeting of Governing Council for Indian Council for Fertilizer and Nutrient Research (ICFNR) held. Consider following statements in this regard.

1.ICFNR is set up under the administrative control of Department of Fertilizers (DoF), Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers (MoCF)

2.ICFNR is exclusively devoted to promotion of research in Fertilizer sector.

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.3) Consider following statements about ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana’.

1.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is the flagship scheme for skill training of youth in the country.

2.Scheme is implemented by Ministry of Labour and Employment through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

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.4) Recently, India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Marine-Earth Science and Technology with which of the following country?

a) USA

b) Japan

c) China

d) Britain


Q.5) Which of the following states are under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).



3.Jammu and Kashmir



Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1,2 and 4

b) 2,3 and 5

c) 1, 2, 3 and 5

d) 2,3,4 and 5 only


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