5 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

 

Q.1) Under the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY), which of the following assisting living devices is/are distributed to the senior citizens?

  1. Tetra/Tripod
  2. BTE Hearing Aids
  3. Crutches
  4. Walking Sticks
  5. Spectacles

Select the correct codes:

a) 2, 3, 5

b) 2, 3, 4

c) 2 and 4

d) All of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Assistive Aids and Appliances distributed to Senior Citizens Under 58th Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana Camp

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-assistive-aids-and-appliances-distributed-to-senior-citizens-under-58th-rashtriya-vayoshri-yojana-camp/

Q.2) With reference to the Global Renewable Energy Atlas, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a web platform that allows its users to find maps of renewable energy resources for locations across the world.
  2. It is an initiative of UNEP.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] 21 IORA Countries adopt the Delhi Declaration on Renewable Energy

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-21-iora-countries-adopt-the-delhi-declaration-on-renewable-energy/

Q.3) The Government E-Payments Adoption Ranking (GEAR) is released by:

a) National Payments Corporations of India

b) Visa

c) RBI

d) World Economic Forum

Inspired by: India moves up 8 spots in e-payments adoption ranking

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/india-moves-up-8-spots-in-e-payments-adoption-ranking/

Q.4) The Islands of Java and Sumatra are separated by:

a) Makassar Strait

b) Sunda Strait

c) Bering Strait

d) Tsugaru Strait

Inspired by: India launches ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’ to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/india-launches-operation-samudra-maitri-to-help-tsunami-hit-indonesia/

Q.5) Rashtriya Garima Abhiyaan’ is a national campaign to: (CSP 2016)

a) rehabilitate the homeless and destitute persons and provide then with suitable sources of livelihood

b) release the sex workers from the practice and provide them with alternative sources of livelihood

c) eradicate the practice of manual scavenging and rehabilitate the manual scavenger

d) release the bonded labourers free their bondage and rehabilitate them

Inspired by: No trial in sewer death cases

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/no-trial-in-sewer-death-cases/

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