11 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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Q.1) Consider following statements with reference to International Competition Network (ICN).

1.ICN is an international body comprising 132 members exclusively devoted to international competition enforcement.

2.Competition Commission of India(CCI) is a member of the ICN since 2003.

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.2) Consider following statements with respect to ‘The Cable Television Network Rules, 1994’.

1.Its provisions are not binding on all cable networks which are either downlinked to, or uplinked from, India.

2.Under its provisions, coverage of anti-terrorist operations by security forces will be restricted to periodic briefings by a designated officer.

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 the following statements with reference to recent demonetisation of notes.

1.Demonetization is the act of stripping a currency unit of its status as legal tender.

2.The Wanchoo committee had suggested demonetization as a measure to unearth and counter the spread of black money.

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) Consider the following statements about ‘Geneva Convention’.

1.Geneva Convention forms cornerstone of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), seek to regulate armed conflict and protect civilians.

2.India and Pakistan both parties to Geneva Convention.

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.5) Consider the following statements about ‘Swing states’, in reference to recent US elections.

1.These states are called so because they swing between the Republicans and Democrats depending upon the election season.

2.Swing states are largely determined through opinion polls and results of previous elections.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?  

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.6) In the context of the history of India, consider the following pairs: [CSP-2016]

Term description

1.Eripatti : land, revenue from which was set apart for the maintenance of the village tank.

2.Taniyurs : Villages donated to a single Brahmin or a group of Brahmins

3.Ghatikas : colleges generally attached to the temples.

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

 

Q.7) Which of the following is/are the advantage / advantages of practicing drip irrigation? [CSP-2016]

1.reduction of weed

2.reduction in soil salinity

3.reduction in soil erosion

Select the correct answer using the code given below:-

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) None of the above is an advantage of practicing drip irrigation

 

Q.8) Recently, linking of which of the following rivers was undertaken? [CSP-2016]

a) Cauvery and Tungabhadra

b) Godavari and Krishna

c) Mahanadi and Son

d) Narmada and Tapti


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