16th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the General Assembly of Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC) was held in New Delhi. The NEDAC was established by:

a) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

b) International Cooperative Alliance (ICA)

c) International Labour Organisation (ILO)

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC) sets agenda for Cooperatives Trade


Q.2) Recently the ‘Himalayan State Regional Council’ for the Indian Himalayan region was constituted. With reference to the HSRC, consider the following statements:

  1. HSRC has been constituted by NITI Aayog.
  2. HSRC will be the nodal agency for the Sustainable development in the Himalayan Region.
  3. Some parts of West Bengal and Assam are under the jurisdiction of the HSRC along with other Himalayan States.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] NITI Aayog Constitutes Himalayan State Regional Council


Q.3) The Columbus Program, Arusha Declaration and the Kyoto Conventions recently seen in news is related to which of the following global organisation/convention?

a) World Trade Organisation

b) World Customs Organisation

c) UN Environment

d) World Meteorological Organisation

Inspired by: World Customs Organization’s regional meet takes off in Jaipur


Q.4) Which of the following does represent the Fundamental Unit of a Physical Quantity?

  1. Metre
  2. Kilogram
  3. Kelvin
  4. Mole
  5. Candela

Select the correct alternative:

a) 1, 2, 3, 4

b) 2, 3, 5

c) 1, 2, 4

d) All of the above

Inspired by: How much is a kilogram? Here comes a new way to measure it


Q.5) Consider the following impacts of the First World War on Indian national movement:

  1. Between 1911 and 1921, literacy rates as well as the number of literate individuals increased significantly.
  2. The drain on the Indian economy in the form of cash, kind and loans to the British government came to about 367 million pounds
  3. Domestic manufacturing sectors such as cotton benefited from the decline in British goods that had dominated the pre-war market

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 only

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] The impact of World War I on India




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