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

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process’:
1. Turkey is its Permanent Chair.
2. United States is not its member.
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) Which of the following Public Sector Banks is/are not included in the list of Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs)?
1. State Bank of India
2. Punjab National Bank
3. Bank of Baroda
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) None of the above

Q.3) The sixth edition of ‘Heart of Asia- Istanbul Process of Aghanistan‘ conference was held in
a) China
b) Pakistan
c) India
d) Nepal

Q.4) Which of the following are the Nucleobases in the ‘Deoxyribonucleic acid(DNA)’?
1. Cytosine (C)
2. Guanine (G)
3. Adenine (A)
4. Thymine (T)
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3, and 4

Q.5) The ‘India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway’ will pass through which of the following Indian States?
1. UP
2. Bihar
3. Assam
4. Jharkhand
5. Assam
6. Manipur
7. Nagaland
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 2, 3, 6, and 7 only
b) 5, 6 and 7 only
c) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 only

Q.6) With reference to ‘fuel cells’ in which hydrogen-rich fuel and oxygen are used to generate electricity, consider the following statements :(CSE: 2015)
1. If pure hydrogen is used as a fuel, the fuel cell emits heat and water as by-products.
2. Fuel cells can be used for powering buildings and not for small devices like laptop computers.
3. Fuel cells produce electricity in the form of Alternating Current (AC).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) Kalamkari painting refers to:(CSE: 2015)
a) a hand-painted cotton textile in South India
b) a handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in North-East India
c) a block-painted woollen cloth in Western Himalayan region of India
d) a hand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India

Q.8) Which one of the following best describes the main objective of ‘Seed Village Concept’?(CSE: 2015)
a) Encouraging the farmers to use their own farm seeds and discouraging them to buy the seeds from others
b) Involving the farmers for training in quality seed production and thereby to make available quality seeds to others at appropriate time and affordable cost
c) Earmarking some villages exclusively for the production of certified seeds
d) Identifying the entrepreneurs in villages and providing them technology and finance to set up seed companies


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