30 Sept 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Recently, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved ‘Project SAKSHAM’. Which of the following correctly describes it?

a) Support system to below poverty line persons

b) New Indirect Tax Network of the Central Board of Excise and Customs

c) New initiative by Urban ministry to support Smart City

d) Fastest network system for Digital India project


Q.2) Recently, Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore developed detector of melamine in milk. Consider following statement with reference to it.

1. It is an organic base chemical most commonly found in the form of white crystals rich in nitrogen

2. It is widely use in plastics, adhesives, countertops, dishware, whiteboards

3. Addition of melamine into food is approved by the FAO and WHO.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


Q.3) World Economic Forum’s (WEF) latest Global Competitiveness Report for 2016-17 comes out with improvement in India’s ranking.

Which of the following are parameters on India lags behind other nations?

1. Tax regulations

2. Technological readiness

3. Public health indicator

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


Q.4) Consider following statements with reference to military surgical strike, which was recently carried out by India.

1. Military attack intended to inflict damage on a specific target, with collateral damage to surrounding areas

2. These attacks can be carried out only via air raids, airdropping special ops teams

3. Surgical strikes are part of India’s Cold Start doctrine

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only


Q.5) The world’s first three-parent baby has been born in

a) Mexico

b) Germany

c) Canada

d) India


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