17 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Bitcoin’:
1. It is a cryptocurrency with Blockchain Technology.
2. It was released as open-source software in 2009.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) Both are correct

Q.2) Which of the following statements regarding the ‘Sex Chromosomes’ is/are correct?
1. Humans have 23 pairs of Sex chromosomes.
2. Individuals having two X chromosomes (XX) are female.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) 2 only
c) 1 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Consider the followig statements regarding the ‘All India Judicial Services(AIJS)’ which is in news these days:
1. The Constitution was amended in 1977 to provide for an AIJS.
2. Article 312 of the Indian Consititution is related to AIJS.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) 1 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI)’:
1. It is being developed by the Asian Development Bank.
2. It will transport Persian Gulf natural gas to India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 2 only

Q.5) Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
a) North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
b) South-West Bengal
c) Southern Saurashtra
d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Q.6) Which of the following kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
1. Avanti
2. Gandhara
3. Kosala
4. Magadha
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 3 and 4
d) 3 and 4 only

Q.7) Which one of the following is associated with the issue of control and phasing out of the use of ozone-depleting substances?
a) Bretton Woods Conference
b) Montreal Protocol
c) Kyoto Protocol
d) Nagoya Protocol

Q.8) Consider the following :
The arrival of Babur into India led to the
1. introduction of gunpowder in the subcontinent
2. introduction of the arch and dome in the region’s architecture
3. establishment of Timurid dynasty in the region
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


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