31st October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Lokayan 18 is a:

a) Military Exercise

b) SPV for Swachh Bharat

c) Naval Expedition

d) Seabed exploration mission

Inspired by: [pib] INS Tarangini returns after Vogage across the World

[pib] INS Tarangini returns after Vogage across the World

Q.2) Recently India and Japan has concluded a Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA), a move that will help in bringing greater stability in foreign exchange and capital markets in the country. With reference to the BSA, consider the following statements:

  1. India can acquire Yen as well as US Dollars in exchange of India Rupees.
  2. The facility is entered into agreement by RBI and the Japanese central bank.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: India, Japan sign $75 billion currency swap agreement

India, Japan sign $75 billion currency swap agreement

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to the Jal Vikas Marg Project:

  1. It is a World Bank assisted project.
  2. It aims to build and develop all major National Waterways of India.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: India’s 1st container movement on inland waterways begins

India’s 1st container movement on inland waterways begins

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to Soil Biodiversity:

  1. Soil biodiversity is the total community from genes to species, and varies depending on the environment.
  2. The immense diversity in soil allows for a great variety of ecosystem services that benefit the species that inhabit it, the species that use it, and its surrounding environment.
  3. Human beings does not account to Soil Biodiversity.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) Only 3

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) None are correct

Inspired by: India among nations that face grave danger to soil biodiversity: WWF

India among nations that face grave danger to soil biodiversity: WWF

Q.5) The Aravalli Range is a range of mountains does not pass through which of the following states?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Punjab

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 4

c) 1 and 4

d) Only 4

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Assault on Aravallis

[op-ed snap] Assault on Aravallis

 

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