23 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to Jainism, consider the following statements:

  1. Adinath is the first Tirthankara of Jainism.
  2. He along with Arishtamneni finds mention in Rig-Veda.
  3. He is represented by the sign of Bull whereas Mahavira is symbolized as Lion.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Vishwashanti Ahimsa Sammelan


Q.2) With reference to the Harit Diwali-Swasth Diwali Campaign, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a pan-India campaign aimed to minimize air pollution the Diwali festive period.
  2. Under this initiative, all coloured and noise making crackers are completely banned throughout the country.

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: [pib] “Harit Diwali-Swasth Diwali” campaign


Q.3) Consider the following statements:

  1. The nuclear fusion reaction is a reaction where mass is directly converted into energy.
  2. On Sun, there is a nuclear fusion of hydrogen isotopes into Helium which releases tremendous amount of Heat.
  3. Individual fission reaction is more energetic than fusion reaction.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) Only 2

Inspired by: 27th Fusion Energy Conference begins in Gandhinagar


Q.4) Yash Pal Committee recommendations are related to:

a) E-learning facilities for school going children

b) Vocational education during schooling

c) Reducing academic burden of school going children

d) Curriculum revision of Schooling

Inspired by: Experts’ group to cut schoolbag weight formed, court told


Q.5) The term Third Pole is often seen in news. Consider the following statements with respect to the thid pole:

  1. Third Pole is a region in Asia with the world’s third-largest store of ice
  2. The region encompasses the Himalaya-Hindu Kush mountain ranges, the Tibetan Plateau along with the Siberia region of Russia.

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: China’s melting glacier draws tourists amid climate worries


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