15 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Deoni, Tharparkar and Red Sindhi are indigenous breeds of which of the following animals?

a) Camel

b) Buffalo

c) Cattle

d) Goat

Inspired by: [pib] Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF)


Q.2) National Scholarships Portal is one-stop solution through which various services starting from student application, application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of various scholarships to Students are enabled. With reference to the National Scholarship Portal, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. The Portal is initiated by Ministry of Minority Affairs.
  2. It provides gateway to various ministries scholarship initiatives.
  3. All the scholarships are given directly into the bank accounts under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode through this portal.

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct.

Inspired by: National Scholarship Portal mobile app launched by Union Minority Affairs Ministry



Q.3) With reference to India’s first indigenous Nuclear medical kit developed by INMAS (Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences), which of the given pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. Amifostine injection- Limits gamma radiation
  2. EDTA injection- Uranium trapping in blood
  3. Prussian blue tablets- Prevents Radioactive Poisoning

Select the correct Codes:

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) Only 3

Inspired by: INMAS develops India’s first indigenous anti-nuclear medical kit


Q.4) The Swayangsiddha Initiative against Human Trafficking is an initiative of which of the following States?

a) Bihar

b) Chhattisgarh

c) West Bengal

d) Odisha

Inspired by: Bengal scheme to combat human trafficking


Q.5) Acropora, Favia and Pocillopora  are species of-

a) Corals found in Gulf of Mannar and Lakshadweep Islands

b) Parasites feeding on Corals

c) Sea Weed

d) Medicines obtained from Corals

Inspired by: Researchers dive in to restore coral ecosystems

The Hindu


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