26th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. In Assam, the tea gardens follow a different time zone, known as Tea Garden Time or Bagan Time which is one hour ahead of IST.
  2. Any organisations, companies, factories, educational institutions, PSU, state governments can fix work hours based on their geographic location.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Government rejects separate time zone for NE States

Government rejects separate time zone for NE States

Q.2) The report titled “Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Himalayan Region” is released by:

a) NITI Aayog

b) MoEFCC

c) IUCN India

d) None of the above

Inspired by: NE and Himalayan states stare at climate risk

NE and Himalayan states stare at climate risk

Q.3) Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India case is related to:

a) Transgender Persons Rights

b) Right to Privacy

c) Triple Talaq

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] On a shaky foundation

[op-ed snap] On a shaky foundation

Q.4) The InfraInvex—an index that tracks the development and investment attractiveness of the infrastructure sector is released by:

a) CRISIL

b) FICCI

c) ASSOCHAM

d) NITI Aayog

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Policy tweaks for investment in airports and roads

[op-ed snap] Policy tweaks for investment in airports and roads

Q.5) Consider the following statements:

  1. Graphene is a carbon material that is one atom thick.
  2. It is a good conductor of electricity.
  3. It can be used in water filtration and purification.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 3

b) Only 1

c) Only 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Down to Earth

 

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