5 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the deadly “Superbug” Staphylococcus Epidermidis, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is a parasitic infection on skin caused due certain type of bed bugs.
  2. It also occurs as fleas on the bodies of cattle and other bovines.
  3. It commonly infects the elderly or patients who have had prosthetic materials implanted, such as catheters and joint replacements.

Select the correct codes from the following options:

a)1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 only

d) 3 only

Inspired by: Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals


Q.2) Banking Ombudsman Scheme is a mechanism created by the RBI to address the complaints raised by bank customers. Consider the following statements about the Scheme:

  1. It is run by the RBI directly to ensure customer protection in the banking industry.
  2. The Banking Ombudsman is a senior official appointed by the Reserve Bank of India itself.
  3. Only Scheduled Commercial Banks are covered under the scheme.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) 1 and 3

b) 2 and 3

c) 2 only

d) 3 only

Inspired by: Reserve Bank tightens Ombudsman Scheme


Q.3) With respect to the election campaigning and advertisement in India through Social Media, consider the following statements:

  1. Presently candidates have to declare their official social media accounts to EC while filing their application.
  2. The ECI is the nodal body for pre-certification of advertisements of a political nature, released by either an individual or an organisation.
  3. As soon as someone is declared a candidate for any election, all the money spent by the person for campaigning gets added as election expenditure.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All of the above

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: Google to help EC track online political ads


Q.4) With reference to the cultivation of Coffee in India, consider the following statements:

  1. Arabica and Robusta are the indigenous breeds of coffee cultivated in India.
  2. Kerala is the leading producer of coffee in India, followed by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
  3. Coffee Board of India is an organisation managed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of the government of India to promote coffee production in India.

Which of the given statements is are incorrect?

a) All of the above

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: [pib] Technology Initiatives for Coffee Stakeholders


Q.5) The Private Banks Index measures the performance of private banks listed in India is launched by-

a) Asia Index Pvt. Ltd

b) Moodys

c) JP Morgan and Chase

d) Crisil

Inspired by: Economic Times


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Aman Verma
Aman Verma
4 years ago

solution is of 4th september !