29 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the Aadhaar Act, 2016:
1. It is a Money Bill.
2. It is not applicable in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
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.2) Which of the following statements regarding the newly formed Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence(DGGSTI) is/are correct?
1. It is created under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
2. It will also deal with the money laundering cases in the gems and jewellery sector.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) ‘Treaty of Gandamak’ was related to the
a) 12th Parallel
b) Radcliffe Line
c) McMahon Line
d) Durand Line

Q.4) Which of the following statements exactly defines the term ‘Underemployment’?
a) It is a situation where in a large section of the labour force does not get a job that may yield them regular income.
b) It refers to a job that is insufficient in some important way for a worker, relative to a standard, which results in the under-utilization of the worker.
c) It is unemployment that occurs during certain seasons of the year. In some industries and occupations like agriculture, holiday resorts, ice factories etc.
d) It is a type of unemployment which arises due to drastic changes in the economic structure of a country. These changes may affect either the supply of a factor or demand for a factor of production.

Q.5) Recently, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences has inaugurated the Ocean Forecasting System for which of the following countries of the African Continent?
1. Comoros
2. Madagascar
3. Mozambique
4. Kenaya
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
b) 1, 3 and 4 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.6) Consider the following States : (CSE: 2015)
1. Arunachal Pradesh
2. Himachal Pradesh
3. Mizoram
In which of the above States do ‘Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests’ occur?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) The term ‘lndARC’, sometimes seen in the news, is the name of (CSE: 2015)
a) an indigenously developed radar system inducted into Indian Defence
b) India’s satellite to provide services to the countries of Indian Ocean Rim
c) a scientific establishment set up by India in Antarctic region
d) India’s underwater observatory to scientifically study the Arctic region

Q.8) With reference to ‘Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’, which of the following statements is/are correct? (CSE: 2015)
1. It is a global partnership of governments. businesses, civil society and indigenous peoples.
2. It provides financial aid to universities, individual scientists and institutions involved in scientific forestry research to develop eco-friendly and climate adaptation technologies for sustainable forest management.
3. It assists the countries in their ‘REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation )’ efforts by providing them with financial and technical assistance.
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


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