17th January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently a new science communication platform DD Science was launched. With reference to this channel, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an initiative under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  2. It is a free-to-air channel available 24×7 throughout the country in all regional languages.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: DD Science and India Science channels launched

DD Science and India Science channels launched

Q.2) Which of the following statements about the Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS) is correct?

a) CCHS is a disorder of the nervous system in which the cue to breathe is lost when the patient goes to sleep.

b) It is a viral disease whose cause is yet unknown.

c) It can be found amongst infants.

d) Presently no medical treatment is available for its cure.

Inspired by: CCHS: What makes sleep deadly in this rare disease?

CCHS: What makes sleep deadly in this rare disease?

Q.3) Consider the following statements about Womaniya on Government eMarketplace (GeM):

  1. It is a specialised initiative for facilitating e-commerce platform to products of women entrepreneurs and women SHGs.
  2. Their products will now be available to all customers throughout India.

 Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Womaniya on GeM initiative

Womaniya on GeM initiative

Q.4) Saksham 2019 is an initiative related to:

a) Defense Manufacturing

b) Green Mobility

c) Petroleum Conservation

d) Energy Sufficiency

Inspired by: [pib] Saksham 2019

[pib] Saksham 2019

Q.5) The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is published by:

a) UGC

b) RUSA

c) HRD Ministry

d) None of these

Inspired by: What ASER says about quality of learning in India

What ASER says about quality of learning in India

 

 

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