18 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Swastha Bharat Yatra recently seen in news is organised by:

a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

b) Ministry of Women and Child Development

c) NITI Aayog

d) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Inspired by: ‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ campaign to create awareness about safe food


Q.2) With reference to the Drinking Water Disinfection System “Oneer ”, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is an indigenous system developed by CSIR-IITR.
  2. It can economically eliminate all disease causing pathogens such as virus, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and cyst.
  3. It is capable of providing safe drinking water as per National and International standards prescribed for potable water by BIS and WHO.

Select the correct codes:

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) 2 and 3

Inspired by: [pib] CSIR develops affordable Water Disinfection System “OneerTM”



Q.3) With reference to the outbreak of Zika Virus, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a viral infection caused by the vector Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads dengue and Chikungunya.
  2. It is non-communicable disease but only gets transferred from the pregnant lady to her child during gestation.

Which of the given statement is/are not correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Explained: How Zika spreads, and harms



Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM):

  1. It is an intergovernmental process established in 1996 to foster dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe.
  2. It comprises of all members of EU and SAARC and ASEAN.

Which of the given statement is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] 12th ASEM Summit



Q.5) Who among the following were the founders of the “Hind Mazdoor Sabha” established in 1948?

a) Krislum Pillai, E.M.S. Namboodiripad and K.C. George

b) Jayaprakash Narayan, Deen Dayal Upadhyay and M.N. Roy

c) P. Ramaswamylyer, K. Kamaraj and VeeresalingamPantulu

d) Ashok Mehta, T.S. Ramanulam and G.G. Mehta


Inspired by: CSP 2018


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