1st December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently few new elements were added in the UNESCO Intangible heritage lists. With respect to these, which of the given statements is/are correctly matched?

  1. Reggae: Jamaica
  2. Chidaoba: Georgia
  3. Raiho-shin: Korea

Select the correct alternative from following codes:

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: UNESCO lists wrestling, reggae and raiho-shin rituals under “intangible heritage”

UNESCO lists wrestling, reggae and raiho-shin rituals under “intangible heritage”

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to Private Members Bill:

  1. A private member bill can be introduced by ruling party MPs and non-ministers in either house of Parliament.
  2. One month prior notice is required to be given before introducing such bill.
  3. President can easily exercise his absolute veto power against such bills.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) Only 3

Inspired by: Private Members Bill

Private Members Bill

Q.3) With reference to the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) consider the following statements:

  1. It is headquartered in New York.
  2. Terrorism Financing is one of its foundational mandates.
  3. India is an observer state in the FATF.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3

d) All are incorrect

Inspired by: G20 summit: India presents 9-point agenda on fugitive economic offenders

G20 summit: India presents 9-point agenda on fugitive economic offenders

Q.3) The Swasth Bharat Yatra is an initiative launched by:

a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

b) Ministry of Women and Child Development

c) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: FSSAI launches awareness drive on trans fats

FSSAI launches awareness drive on trans fats

Q.4) The Kimberley Process is sometimes seen in news is related to:

a) Diamonds

b) Poly-metallic Nodules

c) Nuclear Fuel

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] Kimberley Process

[pib] Kimberley Process

Q.5)  The objective of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to:

a) Define the jurisdiction of the Central and Provincial Governments.

b) Define the powers of the Secretary of State for India.

c) Impose censorship on national press.

d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States.

Inspired by: CSP 2017

 

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