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

Q.1) With reference to the ‘Film and Television Institute of India’ which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
2. It is a member of the International Liaison Centre of Schools of Cinema and Television (CILECT)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) Both are correct

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Global Hunger Index’:
1. It is released under the United Nations Development Programme.
2. It ranks countries on a 0 to 100-point scale.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 2 only
d) Both are correct

Q.3) Recently, the CCEA has approved two World Bank supported schemes of Rs 6,655 crore aimed at skill development in India. Which of the following are those schemes?
1. Standup India
2. Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP)
3. Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only

Q.4) Under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act(POSCO), Who is a child?
a) Anyone below 18 years of age
b) Anyone below 16 years of age
c) Any boy below 16 years and girl below 18 years
d) It only considers the bilogical age of an individual

Q.5) Consider the following statements:
1. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India can be removed by an address from both the Houses of the Parliament only.
2. The CAG of India has no control over the issue of money from the consolidated fun of India.
Which of the following options is correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 both
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) The ‘Swadeshi’ and ‘Boycot’ were adopted as methods of struggle for the first time during the(CSE: 2016)
a) Agitation against the partition of Bengal
b) Home Rule Movement
c) Non Cooperation Movement
d) Visit of Simon Commission to India

Q.7) With the reference to the Religious history of India, consider the following statement:(CSE: 2016)
1.The concept of Bodhisattva is central to Hinayana Sect of Buddhism
2.Bodhisattva is the compassionate one on his way to enlightenment
3.Bodhisattva delays achieving his own salvation to help all sentient beings on their path to it
Which of the statements given above is/are correct
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2, and 3

Q.8) ‘Doctors without borders (medecins sans frontiers)’ often in the news is (CSE: 2016)
a) a division of world health organization
b) a non governmental international organization
c) an inter- government agency sponsored by European union
d) a specialized agency of the united nations


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