6 August 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements about the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2018:

1. This is a subject of Union List; hence parliament is entitled to make laws defining powers available to the States.

2. Accordingly sections 66A and 88A of the Act will empower the Centre to form a National Transportation Policy.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Change gears: amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act

[op-ed snap] Change gears: amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP):

1. It is an initiative of Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India and Inland Waterways Authority of India.

2. It is aimed for capacity augmentation of navigation on all National Waterways.

3. It includes creation of infrastructure development like multi-modal and inter-modal terminals, Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) facilities, ferry services, navigation aids etc.

Which of the given statements is/are mot correct?

a) Only 3

b) 1 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] IWAI sets out on large public outreach along Ganga for Jal Marg Vikas Project

[pib] IWAI sets out on large public outreach along Ganga for Jal Marg Vikas Project

Q.3) Which of the given statements is/are not correct about Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD)?

1. It was established in 1977 under the auspices of UNESCO.

2. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) is the founder agency of AIBD.

Select the correct codes from the options given below:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

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Q.4) Consider the following statements about Defence India Startup Challenge:

1. It is an initiative to tap startups for finding safe and futuristic Indian solutions to critical needs of the three Armed Forces.

2. It has been set up in collaboration with FICCI.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None

Inspired by: Defence Ministry throws 11 challenges at startups

Defence Ministry throws 11 challenges at startups

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Lateral Entry Scheme into civil services:

1. It will continue the UPSC system for reservations of seats into the services.

2. UPSC expert panel will do the initial screening and then recommend the concerned ministry about the candidate.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) All are correct.

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