19th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With an aim to reinforce the spirit of communal harmony and national integration the “Qaumi Ekta Week” (National Integration Week) is being celebrated across the country. With respect to this event, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. The event is being organised by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH).
  2. The NFCH is a statutory body under Ministry of Minority Affairs.

Select the correct alternative:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] National Integration Week


Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Decision Support System (DSS):

  1. A DSS is a computer programme that helps in making sound rational decisions using mathematical programming and operation research techniques.
  2. The DSS can be devised for decision making systems in implementing government schemes.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: IIT devises program to maximize LPG Connections


Q.3) The Global Relay of Observatories Watching Transients Happen (GROWTH)-India Telescope recently found mention in the news. With reference to the GROWTH, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a robotic telescope designed to capture cosmic events occurring over relatively shorter periods of the cosmological timescale.
  2. The telescope is a part of a multi-country collaborative initiative to observe transient events in the universe.
  3. The US, UK, Japan, India, Germany, Taiwan and Israel are part of the initiative.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) Only 2

c) 1 and 2

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: GROWTH-India telescope’s first science observation


Q.4) With reference to the Governor’s rule in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, consider the following statements:

  1. Since J&K has a separate Constitution, Governor’s rule is imposed under Section 92 for six months after an approval by the President.
  2. In case the Assembly is not dissolved within six months, President’s rule under Article 356 is extended to the State.

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: J&K all set for President’s rule


Q.5) Recently India’s First Elephant Hospital was opened in the state of:

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Meghalaya

c) Jharkhand

d) Chhattisgarh

Inspired by: The Quint



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