15th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme:

  1. The scheme is an initiative under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  2. It is a youth-friendly scheme for attracting them to cooperative business ventures.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme

[pib] Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme

Q.2) With reference to the GSLV MK III, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. GSLV-III has a higher payload capacity than the similar GSLV.
  2. It is a three-stage heavy lift launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  3. All three stages are equipped with cryogenic engine.

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 2

d) All are correct

Inspired by: GSAT-29 has a perfect launch

GSAT-29 has a perfect launch

Q.3) Consider the following statements with reference to the Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary:

  1. It is located in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  2. It comprises of sandy coastal, saline swamps and thorn scrub forests around the backwater.
  3. It is a protected site under Ramsar Convention.
  4. Nilgiri Tahr is the flagship species of the sanctuary.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 3 and 4

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Is Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary safe for migratory birds?

Is Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary safe for migratory birds?

Q.4) Toll-Operate-Transfer is a model for monetizing operational national highways projects. With reference to the TOT model, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a model investors make a lump sum payment in return for long-term toll collection rights backed by a sound tolling system.
  2. Under TOT, the concession period is of 30 years.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: NHAI to get Rs 10,000 cr in 2nd round of TOT highways: Nitin Gadkari

Economic Times

Q.5) #PowerOf18 campaign for encouraging youth to contribute in public debates and participate in civic engagement for the 2019 general elections is an initiative of:

a) MyGov

b) Twitter

c) Facebook

d) None of these

Inspired by: #PowerOf18: XYZABC Campaign To Boost Youth Engagement For 2019 Polls

NDTV

 

 

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