18th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the Kanchenjunga Landscape, consider the following statements:

  1. The Kanchenjunga Landscape is a trans-boundary region spread across Nepal, India, Tibet and Bhutan.
  2. Most of its part lies in Nepal.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: India, Nepal, Bhutan plan joint task force to protect wildlife

India, Nepal, Bhutan plan joint task force to protect wildlife

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to NASA’s HiRISE mission:

  1. It is a camera on board of the NASA’s InSight mission on Mars.
  2. It consists of a 0.5 m aperture reflecting telescope, the largest so far of any deep space mission.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: NASA’s HiRISE photographs Mars InSight lander from space

NASA’s HiRISE photographs Mars InSight lander from space

Q.3) With reference to the RISE Scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an initiative under Ministry of HRD.
  2. It aims to lend low-cost funds to government higher educational institutions.
  3. The scheme does not include School Education and Medical Education institutions.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 2

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] IMPRESS scheme launched to promote Social Science Research in the country

[pib] IMPRESS scheme launched to promote Social Science Research in the country

Q.4) Which of the following is/are included as beneficiaries under the PM Ujjwala Yojana?

  1. Forest dwellers
  2. Beneficiaries of Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  3. Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes
  4. People residing in Islands / river islands

Select the correct alternatives from following options:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1, 3 and 4

c) 2 and 4

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Expansion of beneficiaries list under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

[pib] Expansion of beneficiaries list under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Q.5) With reference to the Bhasha Sangam Programme, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an initiative of Ministry of Culture under the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat initiative.
  2. It aims to familiarize every child with simple dialogues in all the 22 languages under Schedule VIII of the Constitution of India.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Bhasha Sangam Programme

[pib] Bhasha Sangam Programme

 

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