12th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) SIMBEX 2018 is a bilateral maritime exercise of India with which of the following countries?

a) Sri Lanka

b) Seychelles

c) Singapore

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] SIMBEX-18 kicks off at port Blair between India and Singapore


Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL):

  1. It is a100% owned energy service company (ESCO) of the Government of India.
  2. It is the world’s largest public ESCO.
  3. It is formed under Ministry of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] INSPIRE 2018


Q.3) According to the National Immunization Schedule, the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) is suggested to be accorded to a child from the age of:

a) Birth

b) 6 weeks

c) 10 weeks

d) 6 months

Inspired by: Defeating pneumonia


Q.4) With reference to the Central Board of Directors of the RBI, consider the following statements:

  1. The RBI Board is a body comprising officials from the central bank and the Government of India, including officials nominated by the government.
  2. The Board is also to recommend to the government the design, form and material of bank notes and also when and where they can serve as legal tender.
  3. Union Finance Minister calls a Board meeting at least six times in a year, and at least once each quarter.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 1

Inspired by: Decoding the Central Board of the RBI


Q.5) Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is a body established under the mandate of:

a) UN Environment

b) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Protect the little helpers



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Dhananjaya Naik
Dhananjaya Naik
4 years ago

q) 4. correct option is a) 1 and 2

NOT b) it is the Governor who calls for board meeting.

correct me if iam wrong