28 Oct 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) The famous case of ‘Hussainara Khatoon Vs State of Bihar’ was related to the
a) Fundamental Rights
b) Panchayati Raj Elections
c) Public Interest Litigation
d) None of the above

Q.2) There is provision for a ‘DNA profiling board’ under the the DNA Based Technology (Use and Regulation) Bill, 2017. Consider the following statements regarding it:
1. It is supposed to be the regulatory authority.
2.It is empowered to make recommendations on ethical and human rights issues related to DNA testing.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) The ARSA, an extremist group, is often seen in news. It is related to which of the following countries?
a) Democratic Republic of Congo
b) Syria
c) Myanmar
d) Russia

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN)- Bharat Net’:
1. It is funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).
2.it aims to connect all the Gram panchayats in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 2 only
d) Both 1 and 2

Q.5) Which of the following Stock Exchanges comes under the definition of ‘Secondary Markets’?
3. NSE(India)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) All of the above
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 3 only
d) None qualifies the definition of ‘Secondary Markets’

Q.6) With reference to Indian freedom struggle, Usha Mehta is well­ known for ?
a) Running the secret congress radio in the wake of quit India movement.
b) Participating in the second round table conference.
c) Leading a contingent of Indian national army.
d) Assisting in the formation of Interim government under Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

Q.7) A new optical disc format known as the blu­ray disc (BD) is becoming popular. In what way is it different from the traditional DVD ?
1. DVD supports standard definition video while BD supports high definition video.
2. Compared to a DVD, the BD format has several times more storage capacity.
3. Thickness of BD is 2.4 mm while that of DVD is 1.2 mm.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
a) 1 only.
b) 1 and 2 only.
c) 2 and 3 only.
d) 1,2 and 3.

Q.8) With reference to the period of Indian freedom struggle, which of the following was/were recommended by the Nehru report ?
1. Complete independence for India.
2. Joint electorates for reservation of seats for minorities.
3. Provision of fundamental rights for the people of India in the constitution.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
a) 1 only.
b) 2 and 3 only.
c) 1 and 3 only.
d) 1,2 and 3.


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