20 August 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey (NAFIS) is released by-

a) NITI Aayog

b) Central Statistical Office (CSO)

c) National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO)

d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] From Plate to Plough: Lean year as a foundation

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-from-plate-to-plough-lean-year-as-a-foundation/

 

Q.2) Project Dantak is bilateral road development project carried out by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in which of the following country?

a) Nepal

b) Bhutan

c) Bangladesh

d) Myanmar

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Sovereignty and sensitivity: on India-Bhutan relations

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-sovereignty-and-sensitivity-on-india-bhutan-relations/

 

Q.3) Rythu Bima Group Life Insurance Scheme is introduced by the Telangana government for all the landholding (pattadar) farmers from August 14, 2018. Consider the following statements about Rythu Bima Scheme:

  1. The eligible beneficiary includes the landholding (pattadar) farmers in the age group of 18-59 years.
  2. It provides an instant aid to families of deceased in case of death of the enrolled farmer, irrespective of the cause either natural or otherwise.
  3. Presently it is the fastest settling insurance scheme for farmers in India.

Select the correct codes from the following:

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 1

d) Only 3

Inspired by: Rythu Bima providing instant aid to families

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/rythu-bima-providing-instant-aid-to-families/

Q.4) Consider the following statements about use of Petcoke in India:

  1. The use of the Petcoke is banned in and around New Delhi.
  2. The Supreme Court has allowed the use of Petcoke cement and limestone industries.

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: Government bans use of petcoke as fuel

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/government-bans-use-of-petcoke-as-fuel/

 

Q.5) Bhaskar Ramamurthy Committee has been setup by the government for the purpose of-

a) Restructuring NEET and AIIMS exams

b) Restructuring JEE exam for IITs

c) Improvising Research and Development in IITs

d) Admission to Foreign students in IITs

Source: India Today

 

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