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3 Dec 2016 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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Q.1) Consider the following statements in the context of ‘HIV/AIDS’.
1. OraQuick is HIV self-testing approved by WHO, based on HIV antibodies present in oral and blood samples.
2. The theme for 2016 AIDS day was “Hands up for #HIVprevention”.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’ (AIIB)
1. AIIB is an international financial institution that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region.
2. India is an influential member of the AIIB as it has the largest voting share and percentage of shares.
3. AIIB’s headquarters is in Beijing.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.3) Consider the following statements in regard with ‘Climate Vulnerable Forum’ (CVF)
1. CVF is an international partnership of countries highly vulnerable to a warming planet.
2. The Forum serves as a South-South cooperation platform for participating governments to act together to deal with global climate change.
3. India is a member of the Climate Vulnerable Forum.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.4) Consider the following statements about ‘Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan’ (NYKS)
1. NYSK is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, to oversee working of the Nehru Yuva Kendras.
2. Nehru Yuva Kendras were established in 1972 with the objective of providing rural youth avenues to take part in the process of nation building.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements in regard to ‘fixed-dose combination’ (FDC)
1. FDC includes two or more active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) combined in a single dosage form, which is manufactured and distributed in fixed doses
2. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients(APIs) is the chemically active substance, which is meant to produce the desired effect in the body.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) Which one of the following is the best description of ‘INS astradharini’ that was in the news recently? (CSP-2016)
A. amphibious warfare ship
B. nuclear -powered submarine
C. torpedo launch and recovery vessel
D. nuclear – powered aircraft carrier

Q.7) What is ‘Greased lightning-10 (Gl-10) recently in the news ? (CSP-2016)
A. electric plane tested by NASA
B. solar powered two seater aircraft designed by japan
C. Space observatory launched by china
D. reusable rocket designed by ISRO

Q.8) With reference to ‘initiative for nutritional security through intensive millets promotions’, which of the following statements is/are correct? (CSP-2016)
1. This initiative aims to demonstrate the improved production and post-harvest technologies, and to demonstrate value addition techniques ,in an integrated manner with cluster approach
2. Poor, small, marginal and tribal farmers have larger stake in this scheme
3. An important objective of the scheme is to encourage farmers of commercial crops to shift to millet cultivation by offering them free kits of critical inputs of nutrients and micro irrigation equipment .
Select the correct answer using the above
A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 2 only
D. 1,2 and 3


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