16 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘International Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX)’:
1. It was started in 1991.
2. This year, it will be held under the chairmanship of Bangladesh.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Commission for Backward Classes’:
1. It is a Constitutional Body.
2. It was the outcome of Indra Sawhney & Ors. Vs. Union of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) 1 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Which of the following Commission was established by Union Government of India to “identify the socially or educationally backward”?
a) Nanavati Commission
b) Sarkaria Commission
c) Kothari Commission
d) Mandal Commission

Q.4) Which of the following technique is related to ‘Gene Editing’?
a) ELISA
b) CRISPR
c) SPUTUM
d) None of the above

Q.5) Which of the following statements regarding the ‘Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS)’ is/are correct?
1. It was launched by India in 2008.
2. Pakistan is not its member.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) Consider the following pairs : (CSE: 2015)
Medieval Indian State : Present Region
1. Champaka : Central India
2. Durgara : Jammu
3. Kuluta : Malabar
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3
d) 3 only

Q.7) Consider the following rivers : (CSE: 2015)
1. Vamsadhara
2. lndravati
3. Pranahita
4. Pennar
Which of the above are tributaries of
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 2 and 4
d) 2 and 3 only

Q.8) When a bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of the Parliament, it has to be passed by (CSE: 2015)
a) a simple majority of members present and voting
b) three-fourths majority of members present and voting
c) two-thirds majority of the Houses
d) absolute majority of the Houses


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