23 September 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Which of the following types(other than coal based) of energy production plants are operated by the ‘National Thermal Power Corporation’?
1. Gas Based (Owned through JVs)
2. Hydro-Electric Power Plants
3. Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants
4. Wind Power
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2, 3, and 4 only
d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Q.2) Recently, the Department of Biotechnology has decided to commission ‘B4’ in future. What is the ‘B4’?
a) Boat
b) GM Crop
c) Pesticide
d) Insecticide

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Shell Companies’, which are often seen in news:
1. Shell companies are clearly defined in the the Companies Act,2013.
2. Not all shell companies are illegal.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) 1 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’:
1. It is basically a subsidiary company.
2. It used to isolate financial risk.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements
1.The sustainable development goals were first proposed in 1972 by a global think tank called the ‘Club of Rome’
2.The sustainable Development Goals have to be achieved by 2030.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) A recent movie titled The Man who knew infinity is based on the biography of
a) Ramanujam
b) Chandrashekhar
c) Bose
d) V Raman

Q.7) Consider the following statements:
1.The minimum age prescribed for any person to be a member of Panchayat is 25 years.
2.A Panchayat reconstituted after premature dissolution continues only for the remainder period
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.8) Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
1.A bill pending in the Lok Sabha lapses on its prorogation.
2.A Bill pending in the Rajya Sabha, which has not been passed by the Lok Sabha, shall not lapse on dissolution of the Lok Sabha
Select the correct answer using the code below
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2


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