3 August 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The prestigious Fields Medal is awarded for commendable contributions to which of the following discipline?

a) Space Science

b) Mathematics

c) Medicine

d) Meta-Physics

Inspired by: Indian-origin mathematician gets prestigious Fields Medal

Indian-origin mathematician gets prestigious Fields Medal

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Ashwin AAD Missile:

1. It is an anti-ballistic missile designed to intercept incoming ballistic missiles in the endo-atmosphere at an altitude of 30 km.

2. It is the only missile fuelled by cryogenic propellants.

3. It is equipped with advanced laser guided system.

Which of the given statements is are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 3

c) Only 2

d) 2 and 3

Inspired by: Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD Successfully Flight Tested

Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD Successfully Flight Tested

Q.3) Consider the following statement about colostrums:

1. They are the first vaccine injected to the newborn, immediately after their birth.

2. It is extremely rich in nutrients and antibodies.

Which of the given statement is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Both 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: India ranks 56th in early initiation of breastfeeding, say UNICEF, WHO

India ranks 56th in early initiation of breastfeeding, say UNICEF, WHO

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the 123rd Constitutional Amendment Bill providing for a National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC):

1. The bill provides for the grant of constitutional status to NCBC.

2. According to the bill, Governor/Lt. Governor will specify the socially and educationally backward classes in the various states and union territories.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Statutory status for BCs panel

Statutory status for BCs panel

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Draft e-commerce policy, 2018:

1. It provides for localization of user data.

2. FDI is to be permitted in case where Indian company is majority stakeholder and product is made in India.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Discounting logic: on e-commerce policy

[op-ed snap] Discounting logic: on e-commerce policy

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