4th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently the NASA spacecraft Osiris-Rex has reached its space destination to study ‘Bennu’. The Bennu is a:

a) Comet

b) Dwarf Planet

c) Asteroid

d) Black Hole

Inspired by: NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft arrives at asteroid Bennu

NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft arrives at asteroid Bennu

Q.2) With reference to the Maternity Benefit Amendment Act, 2017, consider the following statements:

  1. This act applies to all organisations with 10 or more employees,
  2. It has made it mandatory for every organisation with 50 or more employees to have a crèche.

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: Central guidelines for crèches at workplaces

Central guidelines for crèches at workplaces

Q.3) Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. Harrod Domar Model – 1st FYP
  2. Feldman-Mahalnobis Model – 2nd FYP
  3. Brahmananda-Vakil Model – 3rd FYP

Select the correct alternative:

a)All are correct

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 2

d) 2 and 3

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[op-ed snap] Make planning fashionable again

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to CIMON, the 1st tobot with Artificial Intelligence to Fly in Space:

  1. It is developed by NASA.
  2. The AI system to this robot is provided by Microsoft.

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: AI Robot CIMON Debuts at International Space Station

Space.com

Q.5) The Kandhamal Turmeric recently seen news in context for getting GI tag belongs to which of the following states?

a) Maharashtra

b) Chhattisgarh

c) Odisha

d) Madhya Pradesh

Inspired by: Kandhamal Haldi likely to get GI tag

The Hindu

 

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