5th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Vesta and Ceres recently seen in news are the names of:

a) Giant Stars

b) Comets

c) Bodies in Asteroid Belts

d) Exoplanets

Inspired by: ‘NASA’s historic Dawn mission to asteroid belt comes to end’

‘NASA’s historic Dawn mission to asteroid belt comes to end’

Q.2) The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative is sometimes seen in news is an initiative of:

a) UNDP

b) World Bank and IMF

c) Paris Club and IMF

d) None of these

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Exposing China’s overseas lending

[op-ed snap] Exposing China’s overseas lending

Q.3) The Shreya Singhal v. Union of India Judgment is related to:

a) Online Speech

b) Section 377 of IPC

c) Triple Talaq

d) None of these

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] The ghosts of laws past: on the application of Section 66A of IT Act

[op-ed snap] The ghosts of laws past: on the application of Section 66A of IT Act

Q.4) Goldilocks Planets are:

  1. Planets which orbits in the habitable zone around a star, where temperatures like those on Earth occur, allowing for the possible existence of liquid water and of life.
  2. Earth is a Goldilocks Planet.

Select the correct codes:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: The legacy of Kepler, retired planet-hunter

The legacy of Kepler, retired planet-hunter

Q.5) Which one of the following statements correctly describes the meaning of legal tender money?

a) The money which is tendered in courts of law to defray the fee of legal cases

b) The money which a creditor is under compulsion to accept in settlement of his claims

c) The bank money in the form of cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, etc.

d) The metallic money in circulation in a country

 

Inspired by: CSP 2018

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