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

Q.1) What is ‘Rakhine’, which is often seen in news these days?
a) A programme for Women Security, under the Union Government.
b) A Project under ‘Make in India’, to increase Private Sector involvement in the Defence Sector.
c) A state in Myanmar
d) None of the above

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ Mission of the Indian Navy:
1. One of the objectives of the mission is to monitor and report marine pollution on the high seas.
2. The Mission will end in 2020.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC)’:
1. The Commission was established by amending the Constitution of India.
2. It would have been responsible for the appointment of judges and not for their transfers.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) The Essential Commodities Act is applicable to
1. Foodstuff
2. Drugs
3. Fuel (petroleum products)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.5) The Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane is approved by the
a) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
b) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
c) Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Ministry of Agriculture
d) Agricultural Produce Market Committee

Q.6) What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter-current?
a) The Earth’s rotation on its axis
b) Convergence of the two equatorial currents
c) Difference in salinity of water
d) Occurrence of the belt of calm near the equator

Q.7) Consider the following pairs :
Place of Pilgrimage -Location
1. Srisailam – Nallamala Hills
2. Omkareshwar – Satmala Hills
3. Pushkar – Mahadeo Hills
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.8) With reference to Rowlatt Satyagraha, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The Rowlatt Act was based on the recommendations of the ‘Sedition Committee’.
2. In Rowlatt Satyagraha, Gandhiji tried to utilize the Home Rule League.
3. Demonstrations against the arrival of Simon Commission coincided with Rowlatt Satyagraha.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


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