19th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Which of the following pairs about the Paris Agreement, 2015 is/are correctly matched?

  1. Article 4: Pledges
  2. Article 6: Carbon markets
  3. Article 9: Climate finance

Select the correct code from following alternatives:

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] What’s in climate change Rulebook

[op-ed snap] What’s in climate change Rulebook

Q.2) The recently erupted Mount Soputan is situated in which of the following countries?

a) Philippines

b) Papua New Guinea

c) Indonesia

d) Laos

Inspired by: Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Q.3) Consider the following statements:

  1. The American Civil War broke out in 1861-65 reverted British to export cotton from India.
  2. The Bowreah Mills, India’s first cotton mill was started in 1818 in Ahmedabad.
  3. India is a leading exporter of textiles and has largest number of mills.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: How India fuelled slavery with the export of cotton

How India fuelled slavery with the export of cotton

Q.4) The Pacific Ring of fire lie along the borders of which of the following tectonic plates?

  1. Pacific and Indo-Australian Plates
  2. Pacific and Cocos Plates
  3. Pacific and Eurasian Plate

Select the correct alternatives:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) 1 only

d) All of the above

Inspired by: Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Q.5) Rajkumar Shukla, Brajkishore Prasad and Anugrah Narayan Sinha are associated with Mahatma Gandhi during which of the following National Movement?

a) Kheda Satyagrah

b) Champaran Satyagrah

c) Rowlatt Act Agitation

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Issue of commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla

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