20th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the ISRO’s unmanned Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV), consider the following statements:

  1. ISRO has successfully carried out the first experimental mission in 2016.
  2. The prototype is scaled to one-fifth of its actual size.
  3. The ISRO model of RLV can be launched in lower Earth orbit.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] Reusable Rocket Technology

[pib] Reusable Rocket Technology

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to E-Drishti Software:

  1. It is software to check punctuality of railways.
  2. It has been developed by National Informatics Centre.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] E-Drishti Software

[pib] E-Drishti Software

Q.3) Recently the United States of America has pulled out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. With reference to the INF treaty, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It was a treaty between the US and Soviet Union only.
  2. It prohibited the countries to develop, produce, possess or deploy any ground-based ballistic and cruise missiles that have a range between 500 and 5,500 km.
  3. It exempts the air-launched and sea-based missile systems in the same range.

Select the correct alternatives from following options:

a) Only 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) All are correct

Inspired by: US confirms pull out from INF treaty

US confirms pull out from INF treaty

Q.4) The Reserved Forests in India are explicitly defined by the:

a) Indian Forest Act, 1927

b) Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, 1999

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) Neither (a) nor (b)

Inspired by: Centre to give Indian Forest Act a facelift

Centre to give Indian Forest Act a facelift

Q.5) The drug Isotretinoin is used in the treatment of:

a) Skin Infections

b) Leukaemia

c) TB

d) Malaria

Inspired by: CDSCO issues safety guidelines for Isotretinoin

The Hindu

 

 

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