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15 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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Q.1) Consider the following pairs:

Tiger reserves sometimes mentioned in the news In the affairs of

1. Sathyamangalam : Karnataka

2. Mudumalai : Tamil Nadu

3. Namdapha : Arunachal Pradesh  

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3

d) 3 only

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal project’.

1. The Satluj-Yamuna Link canal is meant to redirect some of River Satluj and its tributary Beas’ waters to the Yamuna canal.

2. The Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal project is meant to re-allocate water from Punjab to Delhi.

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

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘nullification clause’ of India-Japan Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement.

1. Nullification clause sought automatic cancellation of the agreement if India resorts to nuclear testing in the future.

2. Smiling Buddha was the code name of India’s first successful nuclear bomb test on 1974.

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

 

Q.4) Consider the following pairs with reference to ports:

1. Gwadar Port : Pakistan

2. Chabahar Port: Iran

3. Port of Tucson: France

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3

d) 3 only

 

Q.5) Consider following statements regarding Ken and Betwa river interlinking project.

1.It will transfer surplus water from the Uttar Pradesh section of the Ken to the Betwa in Madhya Pradesh

2.The project might affect the tigers and vultures of Satpura tiger reservoir

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

 

Q.6) The Parliament of India acquires the power to legislate on any item in the State List in the national interest if a resolution to that effect is passed by the    (CSP-2016)

A. Lok Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership

B. Lok Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its total membership

C. Rajya Sabha by a Simple majority of its total membership

D. Rajya Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its member present and voting

 

Q.7)  With reference to the agreement at the UNFCCC Meeting in Paris in 2015,which of the following statements is / are correct? (CSP-2016)

1.The agreement was signed by all the member countries of the UN and it will go into effect in 2017.

2.The agreement aims to limit the greenhouse gas emissions so that the rise in average global temperature by the end of the century does not exceed 2 Celsius or even 1.5 celsius above pre-industrial levels.

3.Developed countries acknowledged their historical responsibilities in global warming and committed to donate $ 1000 billion a year from 2020 to help developing countries to cope with climatic change.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 and 3 only

B. 2 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.8) Recently which of the following states has explored the possibility of constructing an artificial inland port to be connected to sea by a long navigational channel? (CSP 2016)

A. Andhra Pradesh

B. Chhatisgarh

C. Karnataka

D. Rajasthan


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