24 March 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) With reference to the Financial intelligence unit (FIU-IND), consider the following statements:

1. It directly reports to the Economic Intelligence Council (EIC).

2. It is a central national agency.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only

b) Both 1 and 2

c) 1 only

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Debunking India’s logistics myths

Q.2) The Logistics Performance Index is launched by which of the following organisation?

a) World Bank

b) The International Monetary Fund

c) Asian Development Bank

d) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Debunking India’s logistics myths

Q.3) Which of the following constitute Capital Account?

1. Foreign Loans

2. Foreign Direct Investment

3. Private Remittances

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) 2 and 3 only

Q.4) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) comes under

a) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

b) Ministry of Home Affairs

c) Ministry of Human Resource Development

d) Ministry of Human Resource Development

Q.5) Which of the following institute recently hosted the ‘Commonwealth Big Lunch’?

a) Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences

b) Tata Institute of Social Sciences

c) Indian Council of Social Science Research

d) Centre for Social Research

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Q.6) Which of the following brings out the Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers?

a) The Reserve Bank of India

b) The Department of Economic Affairs

c) The Labour Bureau

d) The Department of Personnel and Training

Q.7) In the context of modem scientific research, consider the following statements about lceCube’, a particle detector located at South Pole, which was recently in the news :

1. It is the world’s largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometre of ice.

2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.

3. It is buries deep in the ice.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.8) The terms ‘Agreement on Agriculture’, ‘Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures’ and Peace Clause’ appear in the news frequently in the context of the affairs of the

a) Food and Agriculture Organization

b) United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change

c) World Trade Organization

d) United Nations Environment Programme



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