17th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to East Asia Summit (EAS):

  1. India has been participating in the EAS since its very inception in 2005.
  2. The EAS consists of 10 ASEAN nations and Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Russia and the U.S.

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: 13th East Asia Summit


Q.2) With reference to the Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess, consider the following statements:

  1. This cess is charged by the office of Chief Labour Commissioner under Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  2. Diversion of cess fund for welfare of workers is permissible.
  3. The states/UTs are required that the schemes funded from cess fund should be exclusively for building and other construction workers only.

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: Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme


Q.3) Which of the following statements tempts to closely define the term Economic Capital (EC)?

a) EC is the amount of capital held by a country’s central bank in foreign currency.

b) EC is the amount of risk capital that a bank estimates in order to remain solvent at a given confidence level and time horizon.

c) EC is the total FOREX reserves held by a country.

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Explained: The reserves in Reserve Bank


Q.4) Recently the India International Cherry Blossom Festival was held in which of the following states?

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Meghalaya

c) Himachal Pradesh

d) Assam

Inspired by: India International Cherry Blossom Festival begins

All India Radio

Q.5) The Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated to commemorate the visit of which of the following eminent personality to the All India Radio?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Maulana Azad

c) Mahatma Gandhi

d) WC Banerjee

Inspired by: Public Service Broadcasting Day being celebrated

All India Radio


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