29th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the Centre has instituted annual Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskaar to recognise the excellent work done by individuals and institutions in the country in the field of disaster management. With reference to this award, consider the following statements:

  1. The award will be given by the National Disaster Management Authority.
  2. It can be awarded to individuals as well as organisations.
  3. Only Indian nationals and Indian institutions can apply for the award.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Govt institutes annual awards to recognise excellent work in disaster management

Govt institutes annual awards to recognise excellent work in disaster management

Q.2) With reference to the Biennial Update Report (BUR) given by India to the UNFCCC, consider the following statements:

  1. India had submitted its first report in 2016.
  2. Energy sector is the prime contributor of India’s carbon emission, suggests 2nd report report.
  3. Only developing countries are obligated to submit such reports.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Govt approves submission of India’s second Biennial Update Report to UNFCCC

Govt approves submission of India’s second Biennial Update Report to UNFCCC

Q.3) The Sowarigpa system of medicines is native to which of the following countries?

a) Tibet

b) Bhutan

c) Myanmar

d) China

Inspired by: [pib] Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018

[pib] Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018

Q.4) Which of the following system of medicines is not supposed to be regulated by the proposed National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM)?

  1. Ayurveda
  2. Homeopathy
  3. Sowarigpa
  4. Unani

Select the correct alternative:

a) 2, 3 and 4

b) 2 and 3

c) 2 only

d) 2 and 4

Inspired by: [pib] Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018

[pib] Cabinet approves setting up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018

Q.5) With reference to art and archaeological history of India, which one among the following was made earliest?

a) Lingaraja Temple at Bhubaneswar

b) Rock-cut Elephant at Dhauli

c) Rock-cut Monuments at Mahabalipuram

d) Varaha Image at Udayagiri

Inspired by: CSP 2015

 

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