26 Oct 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) project is joint endeavour by which of the following space agencies?

1.European Space Agency

2.Russian space agency(Roscosmos)



Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 and 4 only

d) 1 and 2 only


Q.2) Which of the following are European Free Trade Association (EFTA) members?





5.United Kingdom

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1,2, and 3 only

b) 2 and 5 only

c) 2,3 and 4 only

d) 1,2,4 and 5 only


Q.3) ‘Osteoporosis disease’ is related to

a) Brain disease

b) Bone disease

c) Heart disease

d) Kidney disease


Q.4) Consider following statements about ‘Junko Tabei’.

1.Junko Tabei was the first woman to scale the summit of Mount Everest

2.She was the first woman to complete the Seven Summits by reaching the highest peaks of the seven continents.

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.5) Consider following statements with reference to ‘Naropa festival of Ladakh’

1.Naropa festival occurs once in 12 years, and is known as the “Kumbh of the Himalayas”.

2.Naropa festival is a celebration of the birth of the Buddhist scholar-saint ‘Naropa’.

3.Six Yogas of Naropa, are one of the fundamental pillars of the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


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