21 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Nikshay Version 2.0 a web based application is related to which of the following issue?

a) National Tuberculosis Programme

b) National AIDS control programme

c) National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP)

d) Non-communicable Diseases

Inspired by: [pib] Health Ministry launches sputum sample transportation Through Dept of Post

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-health-ministry-launches-sputum-sample-transportation-through-dept-of-post/

Q.2) With reference to the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna (ABVKY), consider the following statements:

  1. It is an initiative of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  2. It seeks to provide insurance to its subscribers, who are mainly formal sector workers and who have become unemployed for whatever reason.
  3. This scheme is a relief payable in cash directly to their Bank Account in case of unemployment and while they search for new engagement.

Select the correct codes:

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: [pib] Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna approved

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-atal-bimit-vyakti-kalyan-yojna-approved/

Q.3) The Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) to be set up with the ISRO is set to be located in –

a) PMO

b) Ministry of Defense

c) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

d) Ministry of Home Affairs

Inspired by: [pib] MHA signs MoU with ISRO to set up an Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-mha-signs-mou-with-isro-to-set-up-an-integrated-control-room-for-emergency-response/

Q.4) With reference to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safeguards, consider the following statements:

  1. These are a system of inspection and verification of the peaceful uses of nuclear materials.
  2. It is part of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), supervised by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
  3. It contributes to nuclear arms control and disarmament.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct.

Inspired by: India puts four more nuclear facilities under IAEA safeguards

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/india-puts-four-more-nuclear-facilities-under-iaea-safeguards/

Q.5) Recently first-of-its-kind National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO) was launched to store names and details of people convicted for various sexual offences across the country. With reference to the NDSO, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. India is the first Asian country to do so.
  2. The database will include offenders convicted under charges of rape, gang rape, Protection of Children from Sexual Offenders Act (POCSO) and eve teasing.
  3. It will be maintained by the National Crime Records Bureau which will also track whether the State police were updating the records on time.

Select the correct codes:

a) All are correct

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 2

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: Sex offenders’ registry launched with 4.4 lakh entries

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/sex-offenders-registry-launched-with-4-4-lakh-entries/

 

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