19 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Russia shares land borders with
1. Norway
2. Finland
3. Estonia
4. Latvia
5. Poland
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 2, 3 and 5 only

Q.2) When repo rate is increased by the RBI, then what will be its possible effect?
a) Banks lend from RBI at a higher rates of interest
b) Bank lend to borrowers at a high rate of interest
c) Increase in the deposit interest rate by the banks to attract depositors
d) All of the above

Q.3) Recently, Defence Ministry has approved the purchase of six AH-64 Apache attack helicopters, for Indian Army. What is the Country of Origin of the ‘Apache attack Helicopters’?
a) England
b) USA
c) France
d) Israel

Q.4) “INSV Tarini” is in news these days, related to Indian Navy. What is the reason behind this?
a) It is the first indigenous built submarine with indigenous Torpidos.
b) A women’s team of the Indian Navy will sail to circumnavigate the globe on the INSV Tarini.
c) It is the 3rd leased nuclear submarine from Russia.
d) None of the above

Q.5) he term ‘Goldilocks Zone’ is often seen news in the context of
a) the limits of habitable zone above the surface of the Earth
b) regions inside the Earth where shale gas is available
c) search for the Earth-like planets in outer space
d) search for meteorites containing precious metals

Q.6) Who of the following organized a march on the Tanjore coast to break the Salt Law in April 1930?
a) V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
b) C. Rajagopalachari
c) K. Kamaraj
d) Annie Besant

Q.7) Who of the following founded a new city on the south bank of a tributary to river Krishna and undertook to rule his new kingdom as the agent of a deity to whom all the land south of the river Krishna was supposed to belong?
a) Amoghavarsha II
b) Ballala II
c) Harihara I
d) Prataparudra II

Q.8) Consider the following
1. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress was Sarojini Naidu.
2. The first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress was Badruddin Tyabji.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither I nor 2


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