26 March 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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Q.1) Which of the following statements regarding the Gross fixed capital formation(GFCP) is incorrect?
1. It shows about how much of the new value added in the economy is invested rather than consumed.
2. The land sales and purchases are not included in the GFCP.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) Both 1 and 2
c) 1 only
d) 2 only
Inspired by: India’s services industries seen propping up capital investment

Q.2) With reference to the Executive Board (EXB) of the UNESCO, consider the following statements:
1. It has a four year term.
2. There are 10 seats in the board.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) Both 1 and 2
Inspired by: Ex-NCERT director J S Rajput nominated to UNESCO Executive Board

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Company Law Tribunal:’
1. It is a quasi-judicial body .
2.It was established under the Companies Act 2013.
3. The NCLT’s principal bench is at New Delhi.
Which of the statemens given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.4) The Nikshay Aushadi Portal, recently seen in news, is launched to counter issues related to which of the following disease?
a) Hepatitis B
b) Diabetes
d) Tuberculosis
Inspired by: Click2read

Q.5) Which of the following statement regarding the GSAT-6A(recently seen in news) is incorrect?
a) It is an S-band communications satellite.
b) It is designated for the use of the Armed Forces.
c) It is India’s heaviest satellite(till date).
d) All of the above are correct
Inspired by: Click2read

Q.6) A community of people called Manganiyars is well­known for their(CSE: 2014)
a) martial arts in North­East India
b) musical tradition in North­West India
c) classical vocal music in South India
d) pietra dura tradition in Central India

Q.7) What was/were the object/objects of Queen Victoria’s Proclamation (1858)? (CSE: 2014)
1. To disclaim any intention to annex Indian States
2. To place the Indian administration under the British Crown
3. To regulate East India Company’s trade with India
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.8) Ibadat Khana at Fatehpur Sikri was(CSE: 2014)
a) the mosque for the use of Royal Family
b) Akbar’s private chamber prayer
c) the hall in which Akbar held discussions with scholars of various religions.
d) the room in which the nobles belonging to different religions gathered to discuss religious affairs


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