11 Nov 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Boundaries of the Saudi Arabia touches with which of the following countries?
1. Syria
2. Iraq
3. Jordan
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only

Q.2) What is ‘Olive Ridleys,’ recently seen in the news?
a) Species of Sea Turtle
b) Species of Gangetic Turtle
c) A variety of Olive famous for making Olive oil
d) None of the Above

Q.3) Who is the Chairman of the GST Council?
a) Secretary, Ministry of Revenue
b) Secretary, Ministry of Finance
c) Union Finance Minister
d) Union Minister of State in charge of Revenue

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘ Foundation for Ecological Security’, which was recently seen in news:
1. It is an organisation under the Ministry of Environment.
2. It is officially connected to the Bonn Convention.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both 1 and 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) With reference to the ‘Association of Latin America and the Caribbean(AILAC)’ which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is a group under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
2. It is an eight member group.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) Both 1 and 2

Q.6) The “Red Books” published by the international union for conservation of nature and natural resources (IUCN) contain lists of ? (CSE: 2011)
1. Endemic plant and animal species present in the biodiversity hotspots .
2. Threatened plant and animal species.
3. Protected sites for conservation of nature and natural resources in various countries.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
a) 1 and 3.
b) 2 only.
c) 2 and 3.
d) 3 only.

Q.7) Why is the offering of “teaser loans” by commercial banks a cause of economic concern ?(CSE: 2011)
1. The teaser loans are considered to be an aspect of sub­prime lending and banks may be exposed to the risk of defaulters in future.
2. In India, the teaser loans are mostly given to inexperienced entrepre­neurs to set up manufacturing or export units.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 both
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.8) An artificial satellite orbiting around the earth does not fall down. This is so because the attraction of earth ? (CSE: 2011)
a) Does not exist at such distance.
b) Is neutralized by the attraction of the moon.
c) Provides the necessary speed for its steady motion.
d) Provides the necessary acceleration for its motion.


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