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26 Feb 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) With reference to the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM), consider the following statements:
1. Central Government will provide 100% subsidy for the scheme.
2. Under the scheme, farmers can sell surplus electricity to discoms.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Both 1 and 2
Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Grid stability is key

Q.2) With reference to the proposed Pesticides Management Bill, 2017 which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It seeks to replace the Insecticides Act of 1968.
2. It provides compensation under the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) Both 1 and 2
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 2 only
d) 1 only
Inspired by: Stricter penalties, more power for states in draft pesticide bill

Q.3) Which of the following personalities were associated with the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920?
1. Subhash Chandra Bose
2. Mahatma Gandhi
3. C.R. Das
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.4) With reference to the National Disaster Response Force, consider the following statements:
1. Its parent department is Ministry of Defence.
2. The President of India is the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Both are correct

Q.5) With reference to the Bharatmala project, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. The project will subsume the National Highways Development Project.
2. It is a centrally-sponsored project.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both 1 and 2
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Inspired by: NHAI plan for taxable bonds to fund Bharatmala scheme worries govt


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