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

Q.1) N. Srikrishna committee is related to
a) Arbitration
b) Anti-Terrorism
c) Merger of Public Sector Banks
d) Divestment of Public Sector Units

Q.2) Which of the follwoing comprises ‘All India Services’?
1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
2. Indian Forest Service (IFoS)
3. Indian Police Service (IPS)
4. Indian Foreign Service(IFS)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.3) Which of the following are the by-products of the Sugar Industry?
1. Molasses,
2. Beet pulp,
3. Bagasse fiber
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1, 2 and 3
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.4) Which of the following statements regarding the term ‘Demographic dividend’ is correct?
a) It occurs when the proportion of working people in the total population is high.
b) It occurs when the proportion of Above Poverty Line people in the total population is high.
c) It is the division of population on the basis of resources available to them.
d) None of the above

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding the Mandal Commission and the OBCs:
1. Mandal Commission was established in 1979.
2. There is no mention of OBCs in the Indian Constitution, at the time of its implementation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee is constituted under the
a) Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
b) Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999
c) Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
d) Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

Q.7) In the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, an initiative of six countries, which of the following is/are not a participant/ participants?
1. Bangladesh
2. Cambodia
3. China
4. Myanmar
5. Thailand
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1 and 3
d) 1, 2 and 5

Q.8) ‘Basel III Accord’ or simply ‘Basel III’, often seen in the news, seeks to
a) develop national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity
b) improve banking sector’s ability to deal with financial and economic stress and improve risk management
c) reduce the greenhouse gas emissions but places a heavier burden on developed countries
d) transfer technology from developed countries to poor countries to enable them to replace the use of chlorofluorocarbons in refrigeration with harmless chemicals


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