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2 Dec 2016 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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Q.1) Which of the following cultural heritage comes under UNESCO’s intangible list.
1. Mudiyettu, a ritual theatre of Kerala
2. Buddhist chanting of Ladakh
3. Kalbelia folk dances of Rajasthan
Select the correct answer using the code given below (CSP-2016)
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.2) The ‘Global Enabling Trade Report 2016’ is published by
a) World Economic Forum (WEF)
b) APEC
c) WTO
d) World bank

Q.3) Consider the following statements in regard with ‘Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC).
1. OPEC is a permanent, intergovernmental organization of United Nations, created at the Baghdad Conference in 1960.
2. The OPEC Secretariat is located in Saudi Arabia.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Consider the following statements in the context of ‘Express Wi-fi’.
1. Express Wi-fi scheme launched by Google to bring internet access to underserved locations in India.
2. Project Loon was also launched by Google to provide Internet coverage for people in rural and remote areas, help fill in coverage gaps.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements about ‘Budapest Water Summit 2016’.
1. It is organised by the Germany Government in cooperation with the World Water Council.
2. The theme of the Water Summit 2016 is “Sustanaible Water Use Connects Globe”.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) What is/are the purpose/purposes of ‘Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR)’announced by RBI
1. These guidelines help improve the transparency in the methodology followed by the banks for determining the interest rates on advances
2. These guidelines helps ensure the availability of bank credit the interest rate which are fare to the borrowers as well as the banks
Select the correct answers using the code given below (CSP-2016)
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.7) What is/are the unique about the ‘Kharai Camel’ a breed found in India
1. It is capable of swimming up three kilometers in seawater
2. Its survives by grazing on mangroves
3. It lives in the wild and cannot be domesticated
Select the correct answers using the code given below (CSP-2016)
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.8) Recently, our scientists have discovered a new and distinct spices of banana plant which attains a height of about 11 meters and has orange – colored form of pulp. In which part of India has been discovered? (CSP-2016)
A. Andaman Islands
B. Anaimalai Forests
C. Maikala Hills
D. Tropical rainforest of North east


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