2nd January 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC):

  1. The idea to create FSDC was first incepted by the Raghuram Rajan Committee in 2008.
  2. The FSDC is headed by the RBI Governor.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: CNBC

Q.2) The Mohan Reddy Committee Recommendations recently seen in news are related to:

a) Engineering Education

b) Research Fellowship

c) Entrepreneurship

d) None of the above

Inspired by: No new Engineering Colleges from 2020

No new Engineering Colleges from 2020

Q.3) Recently Japan has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). With reference to the IWC, which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

  1. IWC is a constituent body under the United Nations.
  2. The body is the first piece of International Environmental Legislation established in 1946.
  3. IWC completely bans commercial hunting of all breeds of Whales.

Select the correct alternative from following codes:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) 1 and 3

d) 2 and 3

Inspired by: Japan announces withdrawal from International Whaling Commission

Japan announces withdrawal from International Whaling Commission

Q.4) Consider the following statements about Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS):

  1. It aims to identify, survey and inventorize the number of bridges and other structures on National Highways only.
  2. It crucially helps identify the distressed bridges which need immediate attention.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS)

[pib] Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS)

Q.5) The concept of Agri Export Zone (AEZ) was initiated by:

a) Ministry of Commerce

b) Ministry of Trade and Industry

c) Ministry of MSMEs

d) NITI Aayog

Inspired by: [pib] No Agri Export Zones (AEZs) after 2004

[pib] No Agri Export Zones (AEZs) after 2004

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