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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

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

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


c)Both 1 and 2


Inspired by: 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

Q.5) Mycology is the study of-





Inspired by: Pigment in Goa mushroom may help fight cancer

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