23 June 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions with Answers

Q.1 Consider the following about Section 29 of the Aadhaar (Targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2016:

1. No core biometric information, collected or created under this Act, shall be shared with anyone for any reason other than authorities like UIDAI for generation of Aadhaar number.
2. Aadhaar number or core biometric information collected or created under this Act in respect of an Aadhaar number holder can be published in case of ardent criminals wanted in case of serious crimes.

Which of the following statements are true?

a) Both 1 & 2
b) Only 1
c) Only 2
d) None

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/aadhaar-biometric-data-cannot-be-used-for-crime-investigations-uidai-clarifies/

Q.2 Consider the following statements about International Asteroid Warning Network:

1. It is a specialized agency of NASA in collaboration withUnited Nations.
2. It forms an international association of institutions involved in detecting, tracking, and characterizing NEOs (Near Earth Objects) to provide the best information available on the NEO hazard and any impact threat.

Which of the following statements are not correct?

a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 & 2
d) None

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/nasa-unveils-program-to-defend-earth-from-asteroid-attack/

Q.3 “Third Neighbour” is a term referring bilateral relations with India by which of the following country?

a) Afghanistan
b) Uzbekistan
c) Myanmar
d) Mongolia

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/mongolia-launches-construction-of-first-oil-refinery-with-india-aid/

Q.4 Consider the following statements about Indo-UN Small Satellites Programme (UNSSP).

1. It is a UN initiative for capacity building asserting India to open its satellite-building expertise to engineering graduates chosen from other countries.
2. It is to be conducted marking the 50th year of the first UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space — called UNISPACE+50.
3. ISRO will launch the small satellites built during the programme if they are up to the standards.

Which of the following statements are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3
c) 2 and 3
d) 1 , 2 and 3

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/india-to-teach-satellite-tech-to-students-from-abroad/

Q.5 Consider the following statements about Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB):

1. AIIB is the second largest multilateral development bank after World Bank.
2. It is an initiative by Chinese government for regional economic development.
3. India is the largest recipient of AIIB Credit.

Which of the following statements are correct?

a) All of the above
b) 1 and 2
c) 2 and 3
d) 1 and 3

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-third-aiib-annual-meeting-2018-mumbai/

Q.6 Consider the following statements about Sakhi Suraksha Advanced DNA Forensic Laboratory:

1. It is a series of advanced forensic labs to set up for forensic analysis of sexual assault cases.
2. Special forensic kits for rape cases will be provided to all police stations and hospitals under this initiative.
3. The funds for these kits will be provided from Nirbhaya Fund.

Which of the following statements are not correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3
c) 2 and 3
d) None of the above

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-ministry-of-women-child-development-receives-the-best-performing-social-sector-ministry-skoch-award/


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