22 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the National Board of Examination (NBE), which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. NBE is an autonomous body under the Ministry of HRD.
  2. It conducts NEET and JEE exams for higher education in Medical and Engineering careers.
  3. It is also the nodal agency for conducting the licensing examination for Indian Citizens who have obtained their MBBS equivalent outside India.

Select the correct codes from following options:

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 2

d) Only 3

Inspired by: [pib] National Board of Examinations

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Q.2) Paris Club was recently seen in news is related to which of the following issues?

a) Sustainable Solutions for Debt Recovery

b) Watchdog for Cross Border Insolvency

c) Global Regulator of Sovereign Bonds

d) Guarantors for Sovereign Debt

Inspired by: Who is at risk from China’s Belt and Road Initiative debt trap?

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Q.3) ISRO is scouting for a location on the western sea coast near Gujarat to set up another launch pad for Small Satellite Launch Vehicles (SSLV). With reference to the SSLV, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. ISRO will use SSLV for its manned mission on moon, the Gaganyaan.
  2. ISRO is developing the SSLV to offer affordable launch options for smaller satellites through Antrix.

Select the correct codes from following options:

a) Both are correct

b) 1 only

c) 2 only

d) All are incorrect.

Inspired by: ISRO setting up launch pad for Gaganyaan mission

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Q.4) With reference to the eligibility criteria under Adoption Regulations, 2017, consider the following statements:

  1. Individuals in a live-in relationship will can adopt children within and from India.
  2. Single women can adopt a child of any gender; however single men can adopt only boys.
  3. Applicants must have to be physically, mentally and financially stable to raise a child.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct.

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 2

Inspired by: Live-in partners can adopt now

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Q.5) For which of the following developmental project, Environmental Impact Assessment is a mandatory norm?

  1. Mining Projects
  2. Industrial Projects
  3. Thermal Power Projects
  4. River Valley, Multipurpose, Irrigation and H.E. Projects
  5. Infrastructure Development and Miscellaneous Projects
  6. Nuclear Power Projects

Select the correct codes:

a) 1, 2, 3, 5

b) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

c) 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

d) 1, 2, 3

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