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

Q.1) Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas generated from burning of the rice paddy fields?
a) Hydrofluorocarbons
b) Nitrous Oxide
c) Methane
d) Carbon Dioxide

Q.2) ‘Balachandra & Ors. vs. Yedyurappa’ case of the Supreme Court was related to
a) 8th Schedule
b) 7th Schedule
c) 10th Schedule
d) None of the above

Q.3) Trains with ‘Shinkensan Technology’ uses which of the following fuel?
a) Electricity
b) Coal
c) Petrol
d) Diesel

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Masala Bonds’:
1. The Masala bond was issued by the Reserve Bank of India.
2. HDFC is the first Indian company to issue masala bonds.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) 1 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) Both are correct

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Medical Commission Bill, 2016’:
1. It ensures adequate supply of high quality medical professionals at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
2. It facilitates the maintenance of a medical register of India
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) Which of the following is/ are the indicator/ indicators used by IFPRI to compute the Global Hunger Index Report? (CSE: 2016)
1.Undernourishment
2.Child stunting
3.Child Mortality
Select the correct answer using the code given below
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1,2 and 3
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.7) There has been a persistent deficit budget year after year. Which action/actions of the following can be taken by the government to reduce the deficit? (CSE: 2016)
1.Reducing Revenue Expenditure
2.Introducing new welfare scheme
3.Rationalizing subsidies
4.Reducing import duties
Select the correct answer using the code below
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1,2,3 and 4

Q.8) The establishment of ‘Payment Banks’ is being allowed in India to promote financial inclusion. Which of the following statements is/are correct in this context? (CSE: 2016)
1.Mobile telephone companies and supermarket chains that are owned and controlled by residents are eligible to be promoters of Payment Banks.
2.Payment Banks can issue both credit cards and debit cards
3.Payment banks cannot undertake lending activities.
Select the correct answer using the code given below
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3


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