10th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the Union Cabinet has approved the mechanism and procedure for sale of the enemy shares. Which of the following bodies/agencies is the Custodian of Enemy Properties in India?

a) Enforcement Directorate

b) Custodian of Enemy Property of India

c) Department of Investment and Public Asset Management

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] Cabinet approves laying down procedure and mechanism for Sale of Enemy Shares


Q.2) The Global Cooling Innovation Summit recently held in New Delhi was organized by which of the following organisations/ministries?

a) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

b) Ministry of Science and Technology

c) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

d) Bureau of Energy Efficiency

Inspired by: [pib] Global Cooling Innovation Summit, New Delhi


Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to the International Space Station:

  1. The ISS is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit.
  2. It is collaboration between the United States, Russia and China only.
  3. It can sometimes be seen with naked eye.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 2

c) 2 and 3

d) None are incorrect

Inspired by: China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered


Q.4) Article 20 mainly deals with protection of certain rights in case of conviction for offences. Consider the following statements with respect to the provisions under article 20:

  1. It provides protection against double punishment only when the accused has been ‘prosecuted’ and ‘punished’ once.
  2. It does not prevent subsequent trial and conviction for another offence even if the two offences have some common aspects.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: No double jeopardy bar if there was no trial: Supreme Court


Q.5) With reference to the ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership’, consider the following statements :

  1. It is an agreement among all the Pacific Rim countries except China and Russia.
  2. It is a strategic alliance for the purpose of maritime security only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: CSP 2016


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