2nd March 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The ARTEMIS Mission of NASA recently seen in news is particularly related to the study of:

a) Saturn

b) Moon

c) Asteroid Bennu

d) Mars

Inspired by: How the Moon got ‘sunburns’: A result of sheer magnetism

How the Moon got ‘sunburns’: A result of sheer magnetism

 

Q.2) The Moon has visible ‘sunburns’, or distinctive patterns of swirls on its surface. These are caused by:

a) Solar winds

b) Gravitational waves

c) Volcanic eruptions

d) None of these

Inspired by: How the Moon got ‘sunburns’: A result of sheer magnetism

How the Moon got ‘sunburns’: A result of sheer magnetism

 

Q.3) The second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (hybrid) Electric vehicles (FAME) was recently approved. With reference to the FAME II Scheme, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. In this phase two, emphasis is on electrification of the public transportation that includes shared transport.
  2. The benefits of incentives will be extended to only those vehicles which are fitted with advanced batteries like a Lithium Ion.

Select the correct option:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Second phase of fame to electrify public transport

Second phase of fame to electrify public transport

 

Q.4) Who among the following is entitled to approach the government to set up units in a Special Economic Zone in India?

  1. Cooperative Society
  2. Trusts
  3. Proprietary concern
  4. Hindu undivided family

Select the correct code:

a) 1 and 3

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Inspired by: Cabinet approves promulgation of Ordinance to amend SEZ Act

Cabinet approves promulgation of Ordinance to amend SEZ Act

 

Q.5) Which of the following firm is associated with Inclusive Internet Index recently seen in news?

a) Microsoft

b) Facebook

c) Apple Foundation

d) None of these

Inspired by: NDTV

 

 

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