14 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the ‘Exporting Corruption Report’ 2018 was released by-

a) IMF

b) Transparency International

c) UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)

d) Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC)

Inspired by: India among nations with ‘no or little enforcement’ against foreign bribery: Report



Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Distributed Ledger?

  1. A distributed ledger is a database that is consensually shared and synchronized across network spread across multiple sites, institutions or geographies.
  2. It allows transactions to have public “witnesses,” thereby making a cyberattack more difficult.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Cabinet approves MoU on Collaborative Research on Distributed Ledger and Block Chain Technology under BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism


Q.3) With reference to the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) consider the following statements:

  1. UNIATF works under the WHO.
  2. It aims for the prevention and control of communicable diseases and epidemics.
  3. It reports once a year to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

All are correct.

Inspired by: [pib] UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award


Q.4) The District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) for comprehensive services to Divyangjans is an initiative of-

a) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

b) Ministry of HRD

c) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Inspired by: [pib] National Conference of District Disability Rehabilitation Centres


Q.5) Basel guidelines refer to broad supervisory standards formulated by the groups of central banks – called the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) of the Bureau of International Settlement (BIS).

With reference to the Basel Norms, which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

  1. Basel I- Risk Weighted Assets (RWA)
  2. Basel II- Capital Adequacy Requirements
  3. Basel III- Prompt Corrective Actions

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] How Basel III plugged regulatory loopholes



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