21st November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The Russian IGLA-S (SA-24) recently seen in news is a:

a) Artillery Gun

b) Anti-Tank Missile

c) Surface to Air Missile

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Indian Army zeroes in on Russian Igla-S missile

Indian Army zeroes in on Russian Igla-S missile

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Eco-sensitive Zones (ESZ):

  1. ESZ have been explicitly finds mention and is defined by Environment Protection Act, 1986.
  2. Any State Govt. can declare a particular area as ESZ under its territory.

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: Make elephant corridors eco-sensitive zones, says NGT

Make elephant corridors eco-sensitive zones, says NGT

Q.3) Recently the 27th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in New Delhi. With reference to the BASIC, consider the following statements:

  1. The BASIC countries are a bloc of large industrialized countries – Brazil, South Africa, India, China and Australia.
  2. The group was aimed to act jointly at the Copenhagen summit for common minimum position on emission reduction and public finance on Climate Change.

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: BASIC nations push for ‘climate finance’

BASIC nations push for ‘climate finance’

Q.4) Consider the following statements:

  1. 7th edition of the International Tourism Mart was recently held in Agartala, Tripura.
  2. It is an annual event organised only in the North Eastern region on rotation basis.

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: Press Information Bureau

Q.5) Consider the following statements with respect to Treasury Bills in India:

  1. T-bills are zero coupon securities that pay no interest and are issued at a discount and redeemed at the face value at maturity.
  2. T-Bills can be issued for a maximum period of 90 days.

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: Financial Express

 

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