19 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of Security Clearance is an initiative under which of the following ministries?

a) Ministry of Defence

b) Ministry of Home Affairs

c) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

d) Ministry of External Affairs

Inspired by: [pib] ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of Security Clearance

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Q.2) Recently government has launched C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS) for enhancing Good Governance. Which of the following statements about CIMS is/are not correct?

a) It is an initiative under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

b) It is a dedicated computer appliance having specialized application software to provide audio and video on demand.

c) It does not require any special purpose internet service provider or data connectivity.

d) It is built with single board computer having powerful and energy efficient multi-core processor.

Inspired by: [pib] C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS)

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-c-dac-information-media-server-cims/

Q.3) With reference to the chemical properties of elements, consider the following statements:

  1. All isotopes of a given element have the same number of protons in each atom but different number of electrons.
  2. The number of protons within the atom’s nucleus is called atomic number and is equal to the number of electrons.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) All are incorrect.

Inspired by: [pib] Medical Cyclotron Facility Cyclone-30, Kolkata

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Q.3) Cyclone-30 is a-

a) Medical kit for treatment during nuclear hazards

b) Equipment used for generating radio-isotopes

c) Radiotherapy equipment for Cancer treatment

d) A Radioactive -isotope used for burning Cancer tissue

Inspired by: [pib] Medical Cyclotron Facility Cyclone-30, Kolkata

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Q.4) With reference to the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), consider the following statements:

  1. C-DAC is an autonomous Scientific Society under Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
  2. It was the nodal agency in the making of India’s first supercomputer PARAM.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) All are incorrect.

Inspired by: [pib] C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS)

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-c-dac-information-media-server-cims/

Q.5) Exercise Aviaindra is an Air Force level exercise between India and which of the following countries?

a) Rwanda

b) Romania

c) Russia

d) Republic of Congo

Inspired by: Exercise Aviaindra-18 Commences at xxxxxx

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