30 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

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Q.1) Consider the following statements in regard to ‘Nilgai or Blue bull’.

1. Nilgai is the largest Asian antelope and is endemic to the Indian subcontinent.

2. Nilgai is protected under Schedule III of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

3. The nilgai is categorised as ‘Critically endangered’ by the IUCN.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1,2 and 3 only

 

Q.2) With reference to ‘Radio-frequency identification (RFID) Access Control System’, consider the following statements.

1. RFID tagging is an ID system that uses small radio frequency identification devices for identification and tracking purposes.

2. Paradip Port is the first among all Major Ports to have successfully implemented the RFID Access Control System adding yet another distinction to its string of achievements.

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.3) Recently, Akodara village was in the news. Which of the following statement correctly describes about it?

a) India’s first digital village

b) India’s first Wind power plant located in village

c) Highest solar power electricity generated by village

d) None of the above

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements about ‘World Organisation for Animal Health’ (OIE).

1. The OIE is the intergovernmental organisation located in New York, responsible for improving animal health worldwide.

2. It is recognised as a reference organisation by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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 with reference to ‘Bitcoins’.

1. Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not supported by any country’s government or central bank.

2. Bitcoin is also known as crypto-currency, it can be traded for services or goods with sellers who accept bitcoins as payment.

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) ‘Project Loon’ sometimes seen in the news is related to (CSP-2016)

A. Waste management technology

B. Wireless communication technology

C. Solar power production technology

D. Water conservation technology

 

Q.7) ‘Net metering’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of promoting the   (CSP-2016)

A. Production and use of solar energy by the households/consumers

B. Use of piped natural gas in the kitchens of households

C. Installation of CNG kits in motor cars

D. Installation of water meters in urban households

 

Q.8) Banjaras during the medieval period of Indian history were (CSP-2016)

A. Agriculture

B. Warriors

C. Weavers

D. Traders


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