2 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) State Bank of India has decided to revise the interest rate on Saving Accounts downward by 50 basis points to 3.5% from 4%. Consider the following statements relating to this:
1. Savings account interest rates were deregulated in 2011 by the RBI.
2. Deposits of Rs. 1 crore and above will continue to earn 4%.
Which of the statesment given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements relating to the National Disaster Response Force:
1. Its parent department is Ministry of Defence.
2. The President of India is the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Both are correct

Q.3) Which of the following organisation/ministry prepares the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM)?
a) Jointly by State Governments
b) Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
c) Medical Council of India
d) None of the above

Q.4) Which of the following statements regarding the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) is/are correct?
1. It comes under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
2. Within the CDSCO, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) regulates pharmaceutical and medical devices.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 only
d) Both are correct

Q.5) Recenlty, the Supreme Court has prohibited the use of five chemicals, in the manufacture of firecrackers. Which of the following chemcals are included in that list?
1. Antimony
2. Lithium
3. Mercury
4. Arsenic
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Q.6) Among the following organisms, which one does not belong to the class of other three? (CSE: 2014)
a) Crab
b) Mite
c) Scorpion
d) Spider

Q.7) The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in (CSE: 2014)
a) the President of India
b) the Parliament
c) the Chief Justice of India
d) the Law Commission

Q.8) Consider the following towns of India : (CSE: 2014)
1. Bhadrachalam
2. Chanderi
3. Kancheepuram
4. Kamal
Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional sarees / fabric?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 1, 3 and 4


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