27th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The Aspirational District Programme is an initiative of:

a) NITI Aayog

b) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

c) PMO

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] NITI Aayog releases Second Delta Ranking under the Aspirational Districts Programme

[pib] NITI Aayog releases Second Delta Ranking under the Aspirational Districts Programme

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP):

  1. This ranking is released by NITI Aayog.
  2. The districts have been ranked on various parameters across Health & Nutrition, Education, Agriculture & Water Resources, Financial Inclusion & Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure.
  3. Inputs from household surveys are included in this program.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3

c) 3 only

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] NITI Aayog releases Second Delta Ranking under the Aspirational Districts Programme

[pib] NITI Aayog releases Second Delta Ranking under the Aspirational Districts Programme

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to the North East Industrial Development Scheme:

  1. It was launched in 2015.
  2. It covers all eligible industrial units in the manufacturing and service sectors in the NE except Sikkim.
  3. The Scheme does not envisage sanction of projects.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] North East Industrial Development Scheme

[pib] North East Industrial Development Scheme

Q.4) The South Asian University (SAU), an International University sponsored by the eight Member States of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is situated in which of the following countries?

a) India

b) Nepal

c) Bangladesh

d) Sri Lanka

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Being a good neighbour

[op-ed snap] Being a good neighbour

Q.5)    Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres)’, often in the news, is

a) a division of World Health Organization

b) a non-governmental international organization

c) an inter-governmental agency sponsored by European Union

d) a specialized agency of the United Nations

Inspired by: CSP 2016

 

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