16th January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. Formalin is derived from formic acid which is a cancer-causing agent.
  2. It increases shelf life of fresh food.
  3. It is used to preserve bodies in mortuaries as well.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Fish from Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal banned in Patna

Fish from Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal banned in Patna

Q.2) The National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023) is ruled out by:

a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

b) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

c) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

d) NITI Aayog

Inspired by: National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023)

National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023)

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to the Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC):

  1. It is an initiative under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban- Urban (PMAY-U).
  2. It aims to construct affordable houses and meet the target of constructing 1.2 crore houses by 2022.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Government launches Global Housing Technology Challenge to build houses in shorter time

Government launches Global Housing Technology Challenge to build houses in shorter time

Q.4) The Harvest season is celebrated across India in diverse names. Which of the following states with their respective name to the harvest is/are correctly matched?

  1. Maghi: Punjab
  2. Uttarayan: Gujarat
  3. Kicheri: UP
  4. Saaji: Himachal Pradesh

Select the correct code:

  1. 1, 2 and 4
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Inspired by: Firstpost

Q.5) The Operation Kachappa recently seen in news is an initiative of:

a) Odisha

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Karnataka

Inspired by: The Wire

 

 

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