20th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Kibble balance is a self-calibrating electromechanical device used to measure:

a) Mass

b) Volume

c) Time

d) Gravity

Inspired by: [pib] World’s standard definition of kilogram now redefined

[pib] World’s standard definition of kilogram now redefined

Q.2) The Manodhairya Yojana, scheme providing financial support for rehabilitation of victims of rape, child sexual abuse and acid attacks is an initiative of which of the following states/UT?

a) Karnataka

b) Maharashtra

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Delhi

Inspired by: The Indian Express

Q.3) According to the Global Education Monitoring Report 2019 consider the following statements:

  1. The report has been published by UNESCO.
  2. Inter-State migration rates have doubled between 2001 and 2011 in India.

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: Literacy levels in rural India suffer due to migration, finds UNESCO study

Literacy levels in rural India suffer due to migration, finds UNESCO study

Q.4) With reference to the General Consent given to help CBI seamlessly conduct its investigation, consider the following statements:

  1. A State government can withdraw the general consent to CBI for exercising the powers and jurisdiction for an investigation.
  2. Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments withdrew “general consent” to the CBI for the first time in India.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Explained: Why CBI needs consent

Explained: Why CBI needs consent

Q.5) With reference to the Vajra Prahar Bilateral Military Exercise, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a Indo-US Special Forces joint training exercise.
  2. It is held every year, alternately in India and the US.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Times Now

 

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