10 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA) 2018, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It is organised by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  2. It is held annually to provide platform to stakeholders to share their knowledge and information on accreditation.

Select the correct codes from the following options:

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Union HRD Ministry Inaugurates 4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018)


Q.2) With reference to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. The CTBT is a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear explosions only for military purposes in all environments.
  2. India is a signatory to the treaty and has ratified it in 2015.

Select the correct codes from the following options:

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: UN Chief appeals for Ratification of CTBT to India and US


Q.3) The Debt Recovery Tribunals were established to facilitate the debt recovery involving banks and other financial institutions with their customers. With respect to the DRTS consider the following statements:

  1. The pecuniary limit for filing application for recovery of debts in the Debts Recovery Tribunals is Rs 20 lakh.
  2. DRTs were established under the provisions of Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interests (SARFAESI) Act, 2002.
  3. A DRT is presided over by a presiding officer who is appointed by the central govt. and who shall be qualified to be a District Judge; with tenure of 5 years or the age of 62, whichever is earlier.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct.

Inspired by: Limit for filing cases in Debt Recovery Tribunal doubled


Q.4) International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) is headquartered in-

a) New Delhi

b) Kathmandu

c) Nairobi

d) New York

Inspired by: Heritage tag for 2 irrigation facilities in Telangana


Q.5) Mission Vidya, the month-long remedial teaching programme targeting more than 200,000 Class VI-VIII children with poor achievements in reading, writing and mathematics is organised by which of the following states?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Gujarat

c) Chhattisgarh

d) Bihar

Inspired by: Mission Vidya: teachers as missionaries



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