4 Nov 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) With reference to the ‘Central Bureau of Investigation’ which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
2. It is not exempted from the provisions of the Right to Information Act.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2 only
b) Both 1 and 2
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 1 only

Q.2) Consider the folllowing statements in context with the Prime Minister economic advisory council (PMEAC):
1. It is a non-permanent body.
2. It is chaired by the Finance Minister.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 2 only
b) Neither 1 nor 2
c) 1 only
d) Both 1 and 2

Q.3) Which of the following are not an ore of a nuclear element?
1. Thorite
2. Thorianite
3. Monazite
4. Malachite
5. Pyrolusite
Select the correct option using the code given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above

Q.4) Which of the following constitutes the ‘Big three’ Credit Rating Agencies?
1. Standard & Poor’s (S&P
2. Kroll Bond Rating Agency
3. Moody’s
4. European Rating Agency (ERA)
5. Fitch Group
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2, 4 and 5 only
b) 1, 3 and 5 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) 3, 4 and 5 only

Q.5) A rapid increase in the rate of inflation is sometimes attributed to the “base effect”. What is “base effect” ?
a) It is the impact of drastic deficiency in supply due to failure of crops.
b) It is the impact of the surge in demand due to rapid economic growth.
c) It is the impact of the price levels of previous year on the calculation of inflation rate.
d) None of the statements given above is correct in this context.

Q.6) India is regarded as a country with “Demographic Dividend”. This is due to ?
a) Its high population in the age group below 15 years.
b) Its high population in the age group of 15­-64 years.
c) Its high population in the age group above 65 years.
d) Its high total population.

Q.7) Regarding “carbon credits”, which one of the following statements is not correct ?
a) The carbon credit system was ratified in conjunction with the Kyoto protocol.
b) Carbon credits are awarded to countries or groups that have reduced greenhouse gases below their emission quota.
c) The goal of the carbon credit system is to limit the increase of carbon dioxide emission.
d) Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the united nations environment programs.

Q.8) Consider the following :
1. Right to education.
2. Right to equal access to public service.
3. Right to food.
Which of the above is/are human right/human rights under “universal declaration of human rights” ?
a) 1 only.
b) 1 and 2 only.
c) 3 only.
d) 1,2,and 3


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