3 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Which of the following ‘non-preventable risks’ are covered under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?
1. Natural Fire and Lightning
2. Storm
3. Flood
4. Drought
5. Pests/Diseases
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2, 3 and 4 only
b) 3 and 4 only
c) 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Q.2) SWAYAM platform is related to which of the following area?
a) Disaster Management
b) Swach Bharat Abhiyan
c) Education
d) None of the above

Q.3) Recently, the National Green Tribunal has lauded the efforts made under the ‘Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan (JSA)’ programme. This is a programme of Government of
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Rajasthan

Q.4) The term special economic zone can include:
1. Free trade zones (FTZ)
2. Export processing zones (EPZ)
3. Free zones/ Free economic zones (FZ/ FEZ)
4. Industrial parks/ industrial estates (IE)
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 2 and 4 only

Q.5) Kyaukpyu island which is often seen in news International news is situtated in
a) Bay of Bengal
b) South China Sea
c) Pacific Ocean
d) None of the above

Q.6) Consider the following pairs : (CSE: 2014)
National Highway Cities connected
1. NH 4 : Chennai and Hyderabad
2. NH 6 : Mumbai and Kolkata
3. NH 15 : Ahmedabad and Jodhpur
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) None

Q.7) Consider the following international agreements: (CSE: 2014)
1. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
2. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
3. The World Heritage Convention
Which of the above has / have a bearing on the biodiversity?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only,
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2. and 3

Q.8) Consider the following statements regarding ‘Earth Hour’ : (CSE: 2014)
1. It is an initiative of UNEP and UNESCO.
2. It is a movement in which the participants switch off the lights for one hour on a certain day every year.
3. It is a movement to raise the awareness about the climate change and the need to save the planet.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


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