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

Q.1) Which of the following apps is/are launched by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?

1. Mycall app

2. MySpeed app

3. Do not disturb (DND 2.0)

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1 only

Q.2) Which of the following are the members of Malabar Naval Exercise, other than India?

1. Australia

2. Japan

3. USA

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1 and 2 only

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC)’:

1. Its headquarters is in Washington, DC, USA.

2. USIBC partners with the  National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) Both are correct

c) 2 only

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Recently, Government has launched a scheme to supply electricity to all households by December 2018. The scheme will be funded by

1. Central grants

2. Bank loans

3. States

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1 and 2 only

Q.5) With reference to ‘IFC Masala Bonds’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the statements given below is/are correct?

1.The International Finance Corporation, which offers these bonds, is an arm of the World Bank.

2.They are the rupee-denominated bonds and are a source of debt financing for the public and private sector

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) Regarding the taxation systems of Krishna Deva, the ruler of Vijayanagar, consider the following statements:

1.The tax rate of land was fixed depending on the quality of the land.

2.Private owners of workshops paid an industries tax.

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.7) Which one of the following books of ancient India has the love story of the son of the founder of Sunga dynasty?

a) Swapnavasavadatta

b) Malavikagnimitra

c) Meghadoota

d) Ratnavati

Q.8) In the context of which of the following do you sometimes find the terms ‘amber box, blue box and green box’ in the news?

a) WTO affairs

b) SAARC affairs

c) UNFCCC affairs

d) India-EU negotiations on FTA


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