6 Oct 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements explaining differences between Whole Price Index(WPI) and Consumer Price Index(CPI):

1. Food items have a larger weight in the CPI than in the WPI.

2. Services are not covered under WPI while they are covered under CPI.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both are correct

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.2) Consider the following

1. Consumder price index(CPI:   Central Statistics Office (CSO)

2. Whole price index(WPI):          Office of Economic Advisor (OEA)

Which of the organisation/organisations given above is/are correctly matched with the type of inflation they measure(officially)?

a) Neither 1 nor 2

b) 1 only

c) Both are correct

d) 2 only


Q.3) What is ‘Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)’, which was recently seen in news?

a) Crude oil deal

b) Nuclear deal

c) NATO’s deal with Taliban

d) NATO’s plan to counter threats from the North Korea


Q.4) Which country is going to conduct the first ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017)?

a) Thailland

b) Sri Lanka

c) Nepal

d) India


Q.5) Indian Navy has recently launched ‘INS Tarasa.’ It is a

a) Submarine

b) Destroyer

c) Stealth ship

d) Patrol vessel


Q.6) Which of the following best describes/describe the aim of ‘Green India Mission’ of the Government of India?(CSE: 2016)

1.Incorporating environmental benefits and costs into the Union and State Budgets there by implementing the ‘green accounting’

2.Launching the second green revolution to enhance agricultural output so as to ensure food security to one and all in the future

3.Restoring and enhancing forest cover responding to climate change by a combination of adaptation and mitigation measures

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1,2 and 3


Q.7) With reference to pre-packaged items in India, It is mandatory to the manufacturer to put which of the following information on the main label, as per the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulations, 2011?(CSE: 2016)

1.List of the ingredients including addictives

2.Nutrition information

3.Recommendations, if any, made by the medical profession about the possibility of any allergic reactions

4.Vegetarian/ Non- Vegetarian

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2, 4 and 4

c) 1,2 and 4

d) 1 and 4 only


Q.8) ‘Project Loon’ sometimes seen in the news is related to(CSE: 2016)

a) Waste management technology

b) Wireless communication technology

c) Solar power production technology

d) Water conservation technology



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