24 Oct 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Recently, ‘Gabion boxes technology’ was in the news, is related to

a) It is used to design electric car by NASA

b) It protect the road from tidal action

c) It saves energy used in non-conventional energy sources

d) Technology used by Japan in creating energy efficient LED bulbs


Q.2) Consider following statements about ‘Smooth-coated otter’.

1.According to the IUCN, conservation status of the Smooth-coasted Otter is ‘Vulnerable’.

2.Smooth-coated otter is distributed throughout South Asia and South East Asia.

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.3) Which of the following are members of Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC)






Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1, 2, and 5 only

b) 2 and 5 only

c) 2, 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only


Q.4) Consider following statements about Zonal Councils.

1.Zonal Councils were set up under the States Reorganization Act, 1956 to foster Inter-State co-operation and coordination among the States.

2.Prime Minister is the chairman of all zonal councils.

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.5) Which of the following state had the highest number of cases of human rights violation lodged by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in 2015.

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Bihar

d) Uttar Pradesh


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