24th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. India is a signatory to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide .
  2. Article V of the Convention obligates all contracting parties to enact within their respective constitutions the necessary legislation to give effect to the provisions of the Convention.
  3. India has not ratified the convention yet.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 2

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] A duty great and grave

[op-ed snap] A duty great and grave

Q.2) Recently the Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) was established at:

a) Vishakhapatnam

b) Mumbai

c) Kolkata

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR)

[pib] Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR)

Q.3) Which of the following is not a targeted beneficiary of the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme?

a) Landless Labourer

b) Fishermen

c) Share-croppers

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Odisha’s KALIA to attack poverty

Odisha’s KALIA to attack poverty

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the GST Council:

  1. It is a constitutional body for making recommendations to the Union and State Government on issues related to Goods and Service Tax.
  2. Article 304 of the constitution provides for the establishment of GST Council.
  3. GST council shall only decide the dates from which GST should be levied on Petroleum products.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 2

d) Only 3

Inspired by: GST rate cut slashed on 20+ items

GST rate cut slashed on 20+ items

Q.5) The Death Watch Data, a report on killings of media persons worldwide is released by:

a) International Press Institute

b) Red Cross International

c) Reporters Without Borders

d) Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation

Inspired by: Press freedom under attack around the world in 2018: Death Watch Data

Press freedom under attack around the world in 2018: Death Watch Data

 

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