24th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to the Sub-categorization of OBCs:

  1. Article 340 provides constitutional mandate for setting up of such committees.
  2. The Indra Sawhney and others vs. Union of India case (1992) puts constitutional bar on states for re-categorizing OBCs.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: OBC sub-categorization panel gets 4th extension

OBC sub-categorization panel gets 4th extension

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to Human Microbiomes:

  1. They are the harmful microbes found inside human body.
  2. They are found only in the gastrointestinal tracts.
  3. They include bacteria, archaea, fungi, protists and viruses.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 1

d) Only 3

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Why India wants to study human microbiome

[op-ed snap] Why India wants to study human microbiome

Q.3) If one traverses to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan from the Dera Baba Nanak in Indian side, he/she will cross which of the following river?

a) Beas

b) Sutlej

c) Ravi

d) Chenab

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Corridor of hope: On the Kartarpur proposal

[op-ed snap] Corridor of hope: On the Kartarpur proposal

Q.4) The Doi Moi Policy recently seen in news is related to which of the following countries?

a) Vietnam

b) Laos

c) Cambodia

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Looking beyond the optics

[op-ed snap] Looking beyond the optics

Q.5) Which one of the following statements does not apply to the system of Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley?

a) To maintain a large standing army at other’s expense

b) To keep India safe from Napoleonic danger

c) To secure a fixed income for the Company

d) To establish British paramountcy over the Indian States

Inspired by: CSP 2018

 

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