18 Oct 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)’:
1. It is registered with SEBI.
2. Its creation was announced in the Union Budget 2017-18.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) Both 1 and 2
c) 2 only
d) 1 only

Q.2) With reference to the ‘National Security Advisor(NSA)’ which of the statements given above is/are correct?
1. The directors of R&AW and IB report to the NSA rather than the Prime Minister.
2. Ajit Doval is the 5th NSA.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Both are correct

Q.3) Recently, the Defence minister has commissioned the indigenously-built ‘INS Kiltan.’ It is a
a) Destroyer
b) Helicopter carrier
c) Stealth corvette
d) Submarine

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Initial public offering (IPO):’
1. It is the very first sale of stock issued by a company to the public.
2. Prior to an IPO the company is considered private.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both 1 and 2
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 1 only
d) 2 only

Q.5) Recently, India’s first ‘National Investment and Manufacturing Zone’ was proposed to be set up in
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) Uttar Pradesh

Q.6) What is/are the purpose/purposes of ‘District Mineral Foundations’ in India?
1.Promoting mineral exploration activities in mineral-rich districts
2.Protecting the interests of the persons affected by mining operations
3.Authorizing State Governments to issue licenses for mineral exploration
Select the correct answer using the code given below
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.7) ‘SWAYAM’, an initiative of the Government of India, aims at
a) Promoting the Self Help Groups in rural areas
b) providing financial and technical assistance to young start-up entrepreneurs
c) promoting the education and health of adolescent girls
d) providing affordable and quality education to the citizens for free.

Q.8) The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to
a) social reforms
b) education reforms
c) reforms in public administration
d) constitutional reforms


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