28 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Which of the following bodies/ministries is the national counterpart of the India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022?

a) NITI Aayog

b) Ministry of HRD

c) Ministry of Home Affairs

d) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Inspired by: [pib] India and the UN to sign a Five-Year Sustainable Development Framework (2018-2022)

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-india-and-the-un-to-sign-a-five-year-sustainable-development-framework-2018-2022/

Q.2) The Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA) is an initiative of-

a) Ministry of HRD

b) National Informatics Centre

c) CERT-In

d) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Inspired by: [pib] Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA)

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-centre-of-excellence-for-data-analytics-ceda/

Q.3) The Doctrine of Coverture is related to-

a) Legal Rights of women after Marriage

b) Immunity against arbitrary Divorce

c) Alimony to women post Divorce

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: Adultery no longer a criminal offence as SC scraps Section 497 of IPC

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/adultery-no-longer-a-criminal-offence-as-sc-scraps-section-497-of-ipc/

Q.4) Consider the following statements related to the provisions for reservations of backward classes in promotions:

  1. The reservation in promotions is explicitly mentioned in the article 16 (4-A) of the Constitution of India.
  2. It is originally mentioned in the art. 16 as enshrined by the constitution.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Removing biases

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/op-ed-snap-removing-biases/

Q.5) Which of the following statements best describes “carbon fertilization”?

a) Increased plant growth due to increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

b) Increased temperature of Earth due to increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

c) Increased acidity of oceans as a result of increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

d) Adaptation of all living beings on Earth to the climate change brought about by the increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Inspired by: CSP-2108

 

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