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10th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the International Conference on Sustainable Water Management was held. With reference to this conference, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. The conference was organized by NITI Aayog.
  2. It aims to create awareness of water-related problems at local, regional, national and international levels.

Select the correct codes from following options:

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

[pib] 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940:

  1. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) regulates the import, manufacture and sale of medicines and medical devices.
  2. All the medical equipments and medicines registered under the act are certified by set the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS)
  3. Even Nebulizers and Blood Pressure monitoring devices are also included in the act.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Four new devices notified as drugs for regulation

Four new devices notified as drugs for regulation

Q.3) With reference to the National Register of Citizens of India (NRC), which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

  1. It is a register containing names of all genuine Indian citizens residing in the states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur.
  2. The register was first prepared after the 1951 Census of India.
  3. For NRC issue, the Citizenships Act of 1955 was never amended.

Select the correct alternative:

a) 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 2

d) Only 3

Inspired by: Centre amends rules for minorities from three nations

Centre amends rules for minorities from three nations

Q.4) The Talc or Talcum used in talcum powders is a metamorphized form of salts of:

a) Calcium

b) Magnesium

c) Palladium

d) None of these

Inspired by: Report on ‘toxic’ talc worries India

Report on ‘toxic’ talc worries India

Q.5) Target 5A sometimes seen in news is related to:

a) Education

b) Food Security

c) Malnutrition

d) Gender Equality

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] She is the answer

[op-ed snap] She is the answer

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