2nd February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) was restructured as Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, and has enhanced its role. Which of the following is not the added responsibility to the new structured Department?

  1. Promotion of internal trade (including retail trade)
  2. Welfare of traders and their employees
  3. Matters relating to facilitating Ease of Doing Business
  4. Matters relating to start-ups

Select the correct option:

a) Only 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 2 and 4

d) None of the above

Inspired by: DIPP rechristened to include internal trade

DIPP rechristened to include internal trade

Q.2) Consider the following statements about the rechristened Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade:

  1. The department functions under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  2. It is also responsible for facilitating and increasing the foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to the country.
  3. It is responsible for the overall industrial policy of the country.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: DIPP rechristened to include internal trade

DIPP rechristened to include internal trade

Q.3) The Thangka paintings are native to:

a) Tibet

b) Myanmar

c) Bhutan

d) Ladakh (India)

Inspired by: International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties

International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties

Q.4) He was born in India and has visited Bhutan two times. He spent a large amount of his time in Nalanda there and then he travelled across the Himalayas. He is known as the second Buddha because he brought Buddhism in Bhutan and other Himalayan countries. There is an image or painting of the guru in every Bhutanese home or temple.

Which of the following spiritual personality is referred to in this paragraph?

a) Kanishka

b) Vasubandhu

c) Padmasambhava

d) Harsha

Inspired by: International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties

International conference on 8th century sage held to mark 50 years of India-Bhutan ties

Q.5) Consider the following statements with respect to the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana:

  1. It shall provide an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 from the age of 60 years on a monthly contribution of a small affordable amount during their working age.
  2. An unorganised sector worker joining pension yojana at the age of 29 years will have to contribute only Rs 100 per month till the age of 60 years.
  3. A worker joining the pension yojana at 18 years, will have to contribute as little as Rs 55 per month only.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All of the above

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana

 

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