3 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to RE-INVESTMENT, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an initiative of NITI Aayog.
  2. RE-Invest is a global platform to explore strategies for development and deployment of renewables.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] PM inaugurates first assembly of the International Solar Alliance

[pib] PM inaugurates first assembly of the International Solar Alliance

Q.2) With reference to the Karnataka Good Samaritan and Medical Professional (Protection and Regulation during Emergency Situations) Bill 201, consider the following statements:

  1. The legislation aims to give protection to good Samaritans and ensure immediate medical assistance for road accident victims within the ‘golden hour’.
  2. It also makes it mandatory for all government and private hospitals to give first aid to accident victims
  3. It covers the costs of “running around to courts and police stations” and grants the “Samaritans” exemption from repeated attendance in courts.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) 2 and 3

b) Only 2

c) Only 3

d) None of the these

Inspired by: President gives assent to India’s first good Samaritan Bill

President gives assent to India’s first good Samaritan Bill

Q.3) Global Geoparks Network (GGN) is an initiative of:

a) WWF

b) IUCN

c) UNESCO

d) UNEP

Inspired by: Geological Survey chooses heritage locations in Maharashtra and Karnataka for UNESCO site status

Geological Survey chooses heritage locations in Maharashtra and Karnataka for UNESCO site status

Q.4) With reference to the “Experimental Forecasts Land Surface Product”, a hydrological model for Moisture Mapping of India, consider the following statements:

  1. The model has been prepared by ISRO.
  2. This for the first time will provide a country-wide soil moisture forecast at seven and 30-day lead times.
  3. The forecast is crucial for the Kharif Season.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All of the above

b) 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) Only 3

Inspired by: For the first time, India gets its soil moisture map

For the first time, India gets its soil moisture map

Q.5) The Economic Freedom Index is released by:

a) IMF

b) World Bank

c) WEF

d) None of the above

Inspired by: India is placed 96th among 162 countries on Economic Freedom Index

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