26 July 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements about Banka Unnayan programme:

  1. It is an interactive online and offline study method through interactive concept videos, real-time doubt-clearing, examination and digital report card generation.
  2. It involves teaching to class I to class X students through smart classes and Eckovation app
  3. It is a subscheme under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in schools of about 5,000 villages across the country.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a)1 and 2

b)2 and 3

c)3 only

d)All are correct

Inspired by: Banka Unnayan among three finalists in Commonwealth awards in innovation category

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/banka-unnayan-among-three-finalists-in-commonwealth-awards-in-innovation-category/

Q.2) Which of the following reforms is called as Magna Carta of the Indian Constitution:

a)Morley-Minto Reforms

b)Pitts India Act

c)Montford Reforms

d)Pitts India Act

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] India’s Magna Carta

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-indias-magna-carta/

Q.3) According to the National Policy on Biofuels, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It categorizes biofuels as “Basic Biofuels” such as bio ethanol & biodiesel and “Advanced Biofuels” such as Second Generation (2G) ethanol, bio-CNG as Third Generation Biofuels.
  2. It has been released by Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change.

Select the correct codes:

a)Only 1

b)Only 2

c)Both 1 and 2

d)None

Inspired by: [pib] National Policy on Bio-Fuels-2018

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-national-policy-on-bio-fuels-2018/

Q.4)Which of the given statements Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission) is/are correct?

  1. It is an initiative of Union Health Ministry.
  2. It aims to spread awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding among lactating mothers.
  3. Month of July is set to be celebrated as National Nutrition Month every year from now.

Select the correct codes:

a)Only 1

b)Only 2

c)2 and 3

d)None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] POSHAN Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission)

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-poshan-abhiyan-national-nutrition-mission/

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Inter-Creditor Agreement (ICA) on resolving NPA Problem:

  1. It is an agreement framed under the aegis of the Indian Banks’ Association and follows the recommendations of the Sunil Mehta Committee on stressed asset resolution.
  2. It is composed of all heads of public sector banks.
  3. It had mandated that if the resolution plan was not finalised within 90 days, the account had to be referred for bankruptcy proceedings.

Which of the given statement is/are correct?

a)1 and 2

b)2 and 3

c)3 only

d)1 only

Inspired by: Banks agree to resolve stressed assets quickly

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/banks-agree-to-resolve-stressed-assets-quickly/


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1. D
2. C
3. D
4. B
5. A