19th March 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

 

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. If a court finds it difficult to make a choice between death penalty and life imprisonment it should opt for the lesser punishment.
  2. Article 142 of the Constitution of India deals with enforcement of decrees and orders of Supreme Court.

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: Life imprisonment is the rule, death penalty the exception: SC

Life imprisonment is the rule, death penalty the exception: SC

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements:

  1. Parliament decide the number of judges of supreme court while president decide the numbers in high courts.
  2. Salaries of high court judges is charged on Consolidated Funds of State while pension is charged on Consolidated Funds of India.

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: Govt.’s prerogative to frame schemes: SC

Govt.’s prerogative to frame schemes: SC

 

Q.3) Rashtriya Garima Abhiyaan’ is a National campaign to:

a) Rehabilitate the homeless and destitute the persons and provide them with suitable sources of livelihood.

b) Release the sex workers from their practice and provide them with alternative sources of livelihood.

c) Eradicate the practice of manual scavenging and rehabilitate the manual scavengers

d) Release the bonded laborers from their bondage and rehabilitate them

Inspired by: Septic tanks meet norms says Ministry, CSP 2018

Septic tanks meet norms says Ministry

 

Q.4) The Country-by-Country (CbC) reports sometimes seen in news in context to India-US relations is related to:

a) Export-Import

b) Taxation

c) Defence Purchase

d) BPO

Inspired by: India, US to sign pact for exchange of country-by-country reports

India, US to sign pact for exchange of country-by-country reports

 

Q.5) Which of the following best describes the term “Merchant Discount Rate” sometimes seen in news?

a) The incentive given by a bank to a merchant for accepting payments through debit cards pertaining to that bank.

b) The amount paid back by banks to their customers when they use debit cards for financial transactions for purchasing goods or services.

c) The charge to a merchant by a bank for accepting payments from his customers through the bank’s debit cards.

d) The incentive given by the Government to merchants for promoting digital payments by their customers through Point of Sale (PoS) machine and debit cards.

Inspired by: CSP 2018

 

 

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