18th January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements in context to International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR):

  1. IOHR is an apex organisation under the UNHCR.
  2. It utilizes uses expertise of its multilingual and dedicated staff to advocate for human rights worldwide.

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: First human rights TV channel to ‘lend voice to the voiceless’

First human rights TV channel to ‘lend voice to the voiceless’

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the UNNATI Programme:

  1. It is an initiative of the ISRO.
  2. It aims to train astronauts for the upcoming Chandrayaan 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: [pib] UNNATI- Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training Programme of ISRO

[pib] UNNATI- Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training Programme of ISRO

Q.3) Consider the following statements:

  1. The budget for the year approved by Parliament gives the government spending rights only till the end of the financial year ending March 31.
  2. Through the interim Budget, Parliament passes a vote-on-account that allows the government to meet the expenses of the administration until the new Parliament considers and passes the Budget for the whole year.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Explained: Interim Budget

Explained: Interim Budget

Q.3) The Global Risks Report 2019 is released by:

a) UN

b) Greenpeace International

c) World Economic Forum

d) None of these

Inspired by: Global Risks Report 2019

Global Risks Report 2019

Q.4) Kumbh Mela :

  1. is the largest public gathering and collective act of faith, anywhere in the world.
  2. is included in the list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO since 2017.

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: Press Information Bureau

Q.5) The SANJHI-MUJH MEIN KALAKAR is related to:

a) Music

b) Dance

c) Drama

d) All of the above

Inspired by: Press Information Bureau

 

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