3rd November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Jus Soli, a term sometimes seen in news is related to which of the following issue?

a) Citizenship

b) Voting Rights

c) Federal Politics

d) Judiciary

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Accident of birth

[op-ed snap] Accident of birth

Q.2) Recently Seychelles has raised 15 million dollars by offering ‘Blue Bond,’ raised from investors to finance ocean-based projects. With reference to the Blue Bonds, consider the following statements:

  1. Seychelles for first time in the world has offered blue bond .
  2. It is supported and guaranteed by World Bank and Global Environment Facility (GEF).

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: Seychelles issues world’s 1st ‘Blue Bond’

Seychelles issues world’s 1st ‘Blue Bond’

Q.3) Recently a famous airport was re-named after Veer Surendra Sai, a well-known freedom fighter. The activities of Veer Surendra Sai belonged to which of the following states/UTs?

a) Jharkhand

b) Manipur

c) Odisha

d) Andhra Pradesh

Inspired by: Cabinet clears renaming Jharsuguda aerodrome as Veer Surendra Sai airport

Cabinet clears renaming Jharsuguda aerodrome as Veer Surendra Sai airport

 

Q.4) With reference to the PSB 59 minute loan portal, consider the following statements:

  1. Loans from Rs.10 lakh upto Rs. 100 crores can be granted in-principle approval through this portal.
  2. There is no mandatory requirement for collateral.

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: [pib] PM launches historic Support and Outreach Initiative for MSME Sector

[pib] PM launches historic Support and Outreach Initiative for MSME Sector

Q.5) Which of the following leaf modifications occur(s) in the desert areas to inhibit water loss?

  1.  Hard and waxy leaves
  2. Tiny leaves
  3. Thorns instead of leaves

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 and 3 only

b) 2 only

c) 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Inspired by: CSP 2018

 

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