6 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1)  “Gandhiji expressed his views on education through a series of articles in ‘Harijan’ in June 31, 1937, which later on developed into the Wardha Scheme of Basic Education. It emphasizes that the process of schooling could be made self supporting by imparting education through a useful and productive craft. Gandhiji considered this as to create a new way of life and a key to provide free and compulsory primary education. “

This vision is imbibed in which of the following initiatives of Government of India?

a) Skill India Mission

b) INSPIRE programme

c) Experiential Learning – Nai Talim

d) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

Inspired by: [pib] Union HRD Minister releases the curriculum on Experiential Learning – Gandhijis Nai Talim

[pib] Union HRD Minister releases the curriculum on Experiential Learning – Gandhijis Nai Talim

Q.2) Recently the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Umbrella Scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-IDWH) beyond the 12thPlan period from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Which of the sub-schemes are not included in the Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats?

  1. Project Tiger
  2. Development of Wildlife Habitats
  3. Project Elephant

Select the correct codes:

a) Only 2

b) Only 3

c) 2 and 3

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Cabinet approves continuation of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats Scheme beyond 12th Plan

[pib] Cabinet approves continuation of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats Scheme beyond 12th Plan

Q.3) With reference to the bilateral trade between India and the US, Consider the following statements:

  1. India has a deficit of $23 billion in trade with America.
  2. India imports Oil and Gas from the US along with Military Equipments from the US.
  3. India has been accorded the GSP by the US to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for Indian Exports to US.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 2

d) All of the above.

Inspired by: US announces GSP eligibility review of India

Trade talks stuck as U.S. presses oil, aircraft sales to India

 

Q.4) Lehman Crisis is sometimes seen in news is related to which of the following issues?

a) Bankruptcy

b) Domestic currency depreciation

c) Rise in crude oil prices

d) Increase in Solar Power Tariff

Inspired by: How the world has changed since Lehman crisis

Live Mint

 

Q.5) Hope Mars Mission, recently announced is the first mission by an Arab country to send an unmanned probe to orbit Mars by 2021. Which of the following countries is associated with the Hope Mars Mission?

a) Saudi Arabia

b) UAE

c) Oman

d) Qatar

Inspired by: XXXXXX to send two astronauts to space

The Hindu

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