3 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to the “Pravah” Mobile App for E-learning:

  1. It is developed by Ministry of HRD.
  2. With the help of this app anybody can learn Hindi through his mother tongue.

 Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: [pib] First review meeting of Department of Official Language

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-first-review-meeting-of-department-of-official-language/

 

Q.2) With reference to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, consider the following statements:

  1. All States enjoy the traditional freedoms of navigation, overflight, scientific research and fishing on the high seas.
  2. The international zone of marine waters belongs to no country.
  3. US is a signatory to the convention.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 3

b) 1 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) All are incorrect

Inspired by: UN begins talks on treaty to protect imperilled High Seas

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/un-begins-talks-on-treaty-to-protect-imperilled-high-seas/

 

Q.3) A public credit registry is an information repository that collects all loan information of individuals and corporate borrowers. In context to the Public Credit Registry of India, consider the following statements:

  1. It will be set up by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.
  2. It will take into account only natural persons and not legal person.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) None of the above

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Both 1 and 2

Inspired by: Why is a Public Credit Registry important?

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/why-is-a-public-credit-registry-important/

 

Q.4) Biosimilars are-

  1. Biosimilars are the generic versions of medicines made from animal or plant proteins as opposed to chemicals.
  2. They are useful in treating certain types of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis
  3. Biologics are notable for targeting the underlying causes of diseases as opposed to just the symptoms, with fewer side effects

Select the correct alternatives:

a) All are correct.

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 2

d) 2 and 3

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] The need for growth in Indian Biosimilars

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-the-need-for-growth-in-indian-biosimilars/

 

Q.5) Recently Sinamale Bridge was inaugurated by China in which of the following Asian Countries?

a) Myanmar

b) Laos

c) Maldives

d) Sri Lanka

Inspired by: India boycotts inauguration of China-funded Bridge

Times of India

 

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sunil yadav
sunil yadav
4 years ago

Ans of Q-3 is not clear.
IN the related link given for PCR, it is nowhere mentioned under which board, it will be created. Moreover, it also does not mention the sphere of influence will be natural or legal person or both??????????