13th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ is a bilateral naval exercise between which of the following countries?

a) Sri Lanka

b) Indonesia

c) Bangladesh

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] Bilateral Naval Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

[pib] Bilateral Naval Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

Q.2) With reference to the National Monogenic Diabetes Study Group (NMDSG), which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is a national body to identify cases of monogenic diabetes across India.
  2. Medical Council of India (MCI) is the nodal agency for NMDSG.

Select the correct codes:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Monogenic Diabetes:

  1. Monogenic diabetes is a rare condition resulting from mutations in a single gene.
  2. In contrast, the most common types of diabetes—type 1 and type 2—are caused by multiple genes.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

Q.4) The term ‘SpiNNaker’ recently seen in news is a:

a) Largest Satellite Launching Vehicle

b) Super Computer

c) AI Driven Robot

d) Asteroid

Inspired by: World’s largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time

World’s largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time

Q.5) The Global RTI rankings is released by:

a) Centre for Law and Democracy

b) UNDP

c) Transparency International

d) Moodys

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