12 Oct 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Recently, Sample Registration Survey (SRS) has revealed that states from the east and northeastern part of the country have registered a significant drop in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). The SRS bulletin is published by the
a) Registrar General of India
b) Comptroller and auditor general of India
c) Ministry of Women and Child Development
d) Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Q.2) ) The Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI) is based on
1. New orders
2. Inventory levels
3. production
4. Supplier deliveries
5. Employment environment
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only

Q.3) Which of the followig Department/Ministry/Tribunal deals with the matter related to Anti-Dumping?
a) Department of Industry Policy and Promotion(DIPP)
b) Minsitry of Finance
c) Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)
d) None of the above

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding FDI and FPI:
1. FPI tends to involve establishing more of a substantial, long-term interest in the economy of a foreign country.
2. FDI is an equity investment with a shorter time frame for investment return
Which of the above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Which of the following organizations is a partner in the Global Nutrition Report?
a) Generations United
c) World Health Organisation
d) Food and Agriculture Organisation

Q.6) Which one of the following is the best description of ‘INS astradharini’ that was in the news recently?(CSE: 2016)
a) amphibious warfare ship
b) nuclear -powered submarine
c) torpedo launch and recovery vessel
d) nuclear – powered aircraft carrier

Q.7) What is ‘Greased lightning-10 (Gl-10) recently in the news? (CSE: 2016)
a) electric plane tested by NASA
b) solar powered two seater aircraft designed by japan
c) Space observatory launched by china
d) reusable rocket designed by ISRO

Q.8) With reference to ‘initiative for nutritional security through intensive millets promotions’, which of the following statements is/are correct?(CSE: 2016)
1.This initiative aims to demonstrate the improved production and post-harvest technologies, and to demonstrate value addition techniques ,in an integrated manner with cluster approach
2.Poor, small, marginal and tribal farmers have larger stake in this scheme
3.an important objective of the scheme is to encourage farmers of commercial crops to shift to millet cultivation by offering them free kits of critical inputs of nutrients and micro irrigation equipment .
Select the correct answer using the above
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3


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