13 July 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Sendai Framework is based on –

a)Rehabilitation of Refugees

b)Disaster Risk Reduction

c)Repatriation of Children

d)Extradition of Criminals

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Spirit Of Sendai

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-spirit-of-sendai/

Q.2) Taper Tantrum was the term first used in the context of which of the following economies?

  1. a)USA
  2. b)Japan
  3. c)China
  4. d)European Union

Inspired by: Rescuing the rupee: A peek into the RBI’s arsenal

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/rescuing-the-rupee-a-peek-into-the-rbis-arsenal/

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to International Comparison Program (ICP):

  1. It was hosted by WTO.
  2. India emerged as the world’s third-largest economy in ‘2011’ from being the tenth largest in 2005 according to the report.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a)Only 1

b)Only2

c)Both 1 and 2

d)None

Inspired by: India became third largest economy in 2011

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/india-became-third-largest-economy-in-2011/

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to farm loan waivers by some states in India:

  1. These have a dampening impact on rural credit institutions
  2. Waivers do not impact tax revenues.
  3. They vitiate credit culture and dis-incentivise borrowers to repay loans, thus engendering moral hazard

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)Only 3

b)1 and 3

c)2 and 3

d)1, 2 and 3

Inspired by: RBI flags States’ fiscal stress

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/rbi-flags-states-fiscal-stress/

Q.5) Mycology is the study of-

a)Algae

b)Fungi

c)Mushrooms

d)Pigments

Inspired by: Pigment in Goa mushroom may help fight cancer

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pigment-in-goa-mushroom-may-help-fight-cancer/


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