29th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the Union Home Ministry has launched Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) for Himachal Pradesh. Consider the following statements with respect to the ERSS:

  1. It has been established from the corpus of Nirbhaya Fund.
  2. ERSS rules out a single number ‘112’ based emergency services which will connect to Police, Fire, Health and other help lines.
  3. Himachal Pradesh is the first state to launch pan-India single emergency number ‘112’ under ERSS.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 2

c) Only 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)

[pib] Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)

Q.2) The SHOUT feature introduced in the famous ‘112 India’ mobile app was recently seen in news is related to:

a) Whistle Blowing

b) Women Safety

c) Road Accidents

d) Bribery Cases

Inspired by: [pib] Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)

[pib] Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)

Q.3) Consider the following statements with reference to the India’s Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HySIS):

  1. It is placed in a geo-stationary orbit.
  2. Its hyperspectral cameras can penetrate through the soil upto 5 cm.
  3. It is capable of detecting landmines from Space.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: ISRO successfully launches hyperspectral imaging satellite HysIS

ISRO successfully launches hyperspectral imaging satellite HysIS

Q.4) The Global Water Monitor & Forecast Watch List is published by:

a) World Meteorological Organisation

b) UN Development Programme

c) Food and Agricultural Organisation

d) None of the above

Inspired by: India may face an intense and increased water deficit in 2019

India may face an intense and increased water deficit in 2019

Q.5) Which of the following is/are tributary/tributaries of Brahmaputra?

  1. Dibang
  2. Kameng
  3. Lohit

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

Inspired by: CSP 2016

 

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