4 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Which of the following states is/are member of ASEANS’s East Asia Summit?

  1. Australia
  2. India
  3. Japan
  4. New Zealand
  5. Republic of Korea
  6. Russian Federation

Select the correct code from the following options:

a) 2, 3, 5

b) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

c) 1, 2, 3, 4

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] 6th East Asia Summit and 15th India-ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting, Singapore



Q.2) Exercise IOWave18 was recently held to increase tsunami preparedness, evaluate response capabilities and improve coordination throughout the country. Consider the following statements about IOWave18:

  1. It is organised by the World Meteorological Organisation.
  2. It has been held in India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Japan only.
  3. The exercise would involve the evacuation of more than 1, 25,000 people from the Tsunami Prone areas of India.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) All of the above

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 3 only

Inspired by: India to take part in tsunami mock drill



Q.3) Shimla Crisis was recently seen in news is related to which of the following issues?

a) Excessive floods and Cloud bursting

b) Drinking Water Crisis

c) Bacterial Contamination of Ground-Water

d) Lowering of Ground-water table

Inspired by: Panel urges plan to save Himalayan springs



Q.4) With context to the Online sale of Drugs in India as per the draft rules on sale of drugs on e-pharmacy, consider the following statements:

  1. Firms/Persons/Portals have to be mandatorily registered with the central authority.
  2. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) is the nodal agency for Licensing.
  3. Sale of tranquillizers, psychotropic drugs, narcotics and habit forming drugs has been prohibited through these portals.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct.

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 3 only

Inspired by: Health Ministry comes out with draft rules on sale of drugs by e-pharmacy


Q.5) Military Exercise Rapid Trident was recently held with NATO by which of the following Countries?

  1. Ukraine
  2. Turkey
  3. Italy
  4. Mongolia

Inspired by:  The Hindu


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