30 September 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Which of the following scheme is a ‘Central Sector Scheme’?
1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
2. Golden Quadrilateral
3. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation’:
1. It is a a statutory body.
2. It comes under the Ministry of Finance.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) Both are correct
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 1 only

Q.3) The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the
a) World Trade Organisation
b) World Bank
c) International Monetary Fund
d) OECD

Q.4) Consider the following statemens regarding the UDAN scheme, which is often seen in news:
1. It is applicable on flights which cover between 200 km and 800 km.
2. Under this scheme, government will provide direct subsidy to airlines, instead of passengers.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Which of the following statements regarding the ‘India Meteorological Department’ is/are correct?
1. It comes under the Department of Science and Technology.
2. It also have an observation station at Antarctica.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) With reference to ‘Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)’, consider the following statements: (CSE: 2016)
1.It is an organization of European Union in working relation with NATO and WHO.
2.It monitors chemical industry to prevent new weapons from emerging.
3.It provides assistance and protection to States (Parties) against chemical weapons threats.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q.7) With reference to ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’, consider the following statements: (CSE: 2016)
1.Under this scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of two percent for any crop they cultivate in any season of the year.
2.This scheme covers post-harvest losses arising out of the cyclones and unseasonal rains.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 or 2

Q.8) In which of the following regions of India are you most likely to come across the ‘Great Indian Hornbill’ in its nature habitat? (CSE: 2016)
a) Sand deserts of northwest India
b) Higher Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir
c) Salt marshes of western Gujarat.
d) Western Ghats


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