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

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Unified Payments Interface (UPI)’:
1. It is built over Immediate Payment Service (IMPS)
2. It is regulated by the Reserve Bank of India(RBI).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D)’:
1. It was established while drafting the Indian Police Act of 1861.
2. It works as a Federal law enforcement.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Which of the statements given below is/are correct regarding the ‘National Library of India’:?
1. It under the Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, GoI.
2. It is situated in Kolkata.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 1 only
d) 2 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’:
1. It used to isolate financial risk.
2. It is a special type of Parent Company that makes its obligations secure even if the subsidiary company goes bankrupt.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 only
d) Both are correct

Q.5) Regarding ‘Digi locker’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the following is / are correct?
1.It is an digilocker system offered by the govt under digital India programme
2.It allows you to access your e-documents irrespective of your physical location
Select the correct answer using the code given below
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) Recently, linking of which of the following rivers was undertaken?
a) very and Tungabhadra
b) avari and Krishna
c) anadi and soni
d) mada and tapti

Q.7) In the cities of our country, which among the following atmospheric gases are normally considered in calculating the value of Air Quality Index?
1.Carbon dioxide
2.Carbon monoxide
3.Sulfur dioxide
4.Methane
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
a) 2 and 3 only
b) 3 and 4 only
c) 4 and 5 only
d) 2, 3, 4 and 5

Q.8) With reference to ‘Astrosat’, the astronomical observatory launched by India, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.Other than USA and Russia, India is the only country to have launched a similar observatory into space.
2.Astrosat is a 2000kg satellite placed in an orbit at 1650km above the surface of the Earth.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2


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