5th February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

 Q.1) The Shekatkar Committee recommendations are related to:

a) Defence Expenditure

b) Banks Recapitalization

c) Municipal Bonds

d) Electoral Reforms

Inspired by: [pib] Shekatkar Committee Recommendations

[pib] Shekatkar Committee Recommendations

Q.2) Consider the following statements:

  1. The ‘angel tax’ is a tax on the excess capital raised by an unlisted company through the issue of shares over and above the fair market value of those shares.
  2. An angel investor is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.

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: Centre may relax angel tax norms for start-ups, sets up panel

Centre may relax angel tax norms for start-ups, sets up panel

Q.3) The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment report recently seen in news is released by:

a) World Meteorological Organization

b) International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

c) The Climate Project

d) UN Environment

Inspired by: A third of Hindu Kush Himalaya glaciers will melt by 2100

A third of Hindu Kush Himalaya glaciers will melt by 2100

 

Q.4) Recently the Asian Elephant Alliance (AEA) has come together to secure 96 out of the 101 existing corridors used by elephants across 12 States in India. The AEA is an initiative of:

a) Wildlife Trust of India

b) World Wide Fund for Nature

c) Wildlife International

d) None of these

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

Q.5) The term Hoveizeh recently seen in news is a:

a) Israeli Aircraft Carrier

b) Term for Hazara Refugees

c) Iranian Long Range Missile System

d) None of the above

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

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Khagendra Kutare
Khagendra Kutare
3 years ago

Question 5: In explanation its is given to be manufactured by Isreal. Is this correct???

CD Staff
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3 years ago

but not an israeli aircraft carrier