20 July 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions and Answers

 

Q.1) The Food Policy Regime:

  1. consists of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), which procures rice and wheat, along with some state agencies, the Commission on Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP).
  2. recommends procurement prices, and the retail price at public distribution system (PDS), which distributes foodgrains and a few other essential items at subsidized prices.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Both 1 and 2

c) Only

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Reform agriculture marketing systems to address farm distress

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-reform-agriculture-marketing-systems-to-address-farm-distress/

Q.2) Solatium Fund is related to-

a) Fund given to family of suicide distressed farmer.

b) Disaster Relief

c) Funds given to the kins of accident victim.

d) International funds for refugees.

Inspired by: The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/the-motor-vehicles-amendment-bill-2017/

Q.3) Which of the following statements is/are incorrect about Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan, 2018?

  1. National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is the nodal body.
  2. The afforestation move will rejuvenate riparian ecosystem of Gangetic basin.
  3. Trees cover improves flow and self filtration tendencies of river.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 and 3

b) 2 and 3

c) 3 only

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-ganga-vriksharopan-abhiyan/

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the proposed National Resource Centres:

  1. It aims to prepare online as well as offline training material with a focus on the latest developments in the discipline, new & emerging trends, pedagogical improvements and.
  2. It enables teachers of IITs to keep updated to the latest developments of their disciplines.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] National Resource Centres (NRCs) for preparing online training material

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-national-resource-centres-nrcs-for-preparing-online-training-material/

Q.5) Which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. A2 includes the actual or imputed cost of all purchased or own inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, manure, bullock or machine labour + actual rent on leased in land + actual interest on working capital.
  2. A2 + FL includes the imputed value of owned fixed capital, such as farm machinery, and the rental value of own land.

Select the correct code:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Reform agriculture marketing systems to address farm distress

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-reform-agriculture-marketing-systems-to-address-farm-distress/


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