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

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Human Rights Commission of India’:
1. The Chairperson and members of the NHRC are appointed by the President of India.
2. The Chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is one of its ex-officio member.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘National Green Tribunal’:
1. It was enacted by Supreme Court.
2. The Tribunal has Original Jurisdiction on matters of “substantial question relating to environment.”
Which of the statements given abve is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 2 only
c) 1 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘United Nations General Assembly(UNGA)’:
1. It also grants observer status to international organizations.
2. The main source of funds for the regular budget is the contributions of permanent Security Council Members.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Neither 1 nor 2
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) 1 only

Q.4) Which of the following are members of ‘Asian Development Bank’?
1. USA
2. Canada
3. South Africa
Select the correct options using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.5) Which of the following is/are included in the capital budget of the Government of India?
1.Expenditure on acquisitions of assets like roads, buildings, machinery, etc.
2.Loans received from foreign governments
3.Loans and advances granted to the States and Union Territories

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.6) What is/are the importance/importances of the ‘United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’?
1.It aims to promote effective action through innovative national programmes and supportive international partnerships.
2.It has a special/particular focus on South Asia and North Africa regions, and its Secretariat facilitates the allocation of major portion of financial resources to these regions.
3.It is committed to bottom-up approach, encouraging the participation of local people in combating the desertification.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) Recently, which one of the following currencies has been proposed to be added to the basket of IMF’s SDR?
a) Rouble
b) Rand
c) Indian Rupee
d) Renminbi

Q.8) With reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), consider the following statements:
1.IMFC discusses matters of concern affecting the global economy, and advises the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the direction of its work.
2.The World Bank participates as observer in IMFC’s meetings.
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


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