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

Q.1) Recently, Government has amended the Indian Forest Act and removed the ‘Bamboo’ from a list of plants. Consider the following statements regarding this:
1. Bamboo is taxonomically a grass.
2. The list of plants under the act also includes ‘Palms.’
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.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Global Conference On Cyberspace (GCCS)’:
1. The venue of the Fifth Edition of the GCCS is India.
2. It is a conference under formed under the aegins of the UN.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) 1 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) 2 only

Q.3) With reference to the ‘AGLAE’, recently seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is a Nuclear Fusion reactor.
2. It is located in France.
Select the corrrect answer using the codes given below.
a) Both 1 and 2
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 1 only
d) 2 only

Q.4) Food Price Index is released by:
a) UNDP
b) FAO
c) Trifed
d) Amnesty International

Q.5) All revenues received by the union government by way of taxes and other receipts for the conduct of government business arecredited to the ?
a) Contingency fund of India.
b) Public account.
c) Consolidated fund of India.
d) Deposits and advances fund.

Q.6) Microfinance is the provision of finan­cial services to people of low­income groups. This includes both the con­summers and the self­employed. The service/services rendered under micro­ finance is/are :
1. Credit facilities.
2. Savings faculties.
3. Insurance facilities.
4. Fund transfer faculties.
Select the correct answer using the codes given the lists ?
a) 1 only.
b) 1 and 4 only.
c) 2 and 3 only.
d) 1,2 ,3 and 4.

Q.7) Southeast Asia has captivated the attention of global community over space and time as a geostrategic­ally significant region. Which among the following is the most convincing expla­ nation for this global perspective ?
a) It was the hot theatre during the second world war.
b) Its location between the Asian powers of china and India.
c) It was the arena of superpower confrontation during the cold war period.
d) Its location between the pacific and Indian oceans and its pre­ eminent maritime character.

Q.8) A company marketing food products advertises that its items do not contain trans­fats. What does this campaign signify to the customers ?
1. The food products are not made out of hydrogenated oils.
2. The food products are not made out of animal fats/oils.
3. The oils used are not likely to damage the cardiovascular health of the consumers.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a) 1 only.
b) 2 and 3 only.
c) 1 and 3 only.
d) 1,2 and 3.


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