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24 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Recently, the Supreme Court has “set aside” the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq. Which type/types of triple talaq has banned?
a) Talaq-e-biddat
b) Talaq hasan
c) Talaq asan
d) Both 1 and 3

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)’:
1. It conducts a comprehensive household survey once every five years.
2. It conducts an Unorganized Units Survey.
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Australia is exporting Uranium to India, for the first time. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Australian Uranium Reserves’ around the world:
1. Australia has the largest Uranium Reserve in world.
2. Of the world’s proven estimated uranium reserves , around 31% are held in Australia.
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.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Financial Stability and Development Council’:
1. It is is not a statutory body.
2. The Union Finance Minister of India, is its Chairperson.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) The provisions in Fifth Schedule and Sixth Schedule in the Constitution of India are made in order to
a) protect the interests of Scheduled Tribes
b) determine the boundaries between States
c) determine the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats
d) protect the interests of all the border States

Q.6) With reference to the Union Government,consider the following statements
1. The Department of Revenue isresponsible for the preparation ofUnion Budget that is presented to the Parliament
2. No amount can be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India without the authorization from the Parliament of India.
3. All the disbursements made from Public Account also need the authorization from the Parliament of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) Who/Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India?
a) The President of India
b) The Prime Minister of India
c) The Lok Sabha Secretariat
d) The Supreme Court of India

Q.8) Consider the following statements:
1. The Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme was launched during 1996-97 to provide loan assistance to poor farmers.
2. The Command Area Development Programme was launched in 1974-75 for the development of water-use efficiency.
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


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