28th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1)  The V Subrahmanyam (1997), Usha Thorat (2004) and Y H Malegam (2013) Committees  are related to :

a) Capital Reserves of RBI

b) NPA Issue

c) Farm Loan Waiver

d) None of these

Inspired by: Economic Capital Framework Committee of RBI

Economic Capital Framework Committee of RBI

Q.2) The Arribadas sometimes seen in news is a word for:

a) Mass nesting of Olive Ridleys

b) Hatchling of Olive Ridleys

c) Local word for eggs of Olive Ridleys

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Another olive ridley nesting site soon

Another olive ridley nesting site soon

Q.3) With reference to the conservations of Gangetic Dolphin in India, consider the following statements:

  1. Gangetic river dolphins fall under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act.
  2. It has been declared a ‘critically endangered’ species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  3. The Gangetic River species found in India, Bangladesh and Nepal is almost completely blind.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) None of the above

Inspired by: River Dolphins go missing in Sunderbans as water salinity rises

River Dolphins go missing in Sunderbans as water salinity rises

Q.4) The Avangard Missile Systems sometimes seen in news is a hypersonic ballistic missile with an unmanned glider vehicle unveiled by:

a) Israel

b) Russia

c) USA

d) UK

Inspired by: Russia ‘successfully’ tests hypersonic missile

Russia ‘successfully’ tests hypersonic missile

Q.5) The Dwijing Festival recently seen in news is celebrated in which of the following states?

a) West Bengal

b) Manipur

c) Assam

d) Nagaland

Inspired by: Times of India

 

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