7 August 2017 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions & Tikdams

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Registrar General of India’:
1. It comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
2. It is responsible for conducting the decennial Census of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Which of the following statements regarding the ‘CRISPR-Cas9’ is/are correct?
1. It is related to Gene Editing.
2. ‘Cas9’ is an enzyme.
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) Both are correct
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Atomic Clock’:
1. It uses Electiricty as its fuel source.
2. It uses Microwave signals.
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) “IRNSS” is an Indian Satellite System. It constitutes of
a) Communication satellite
b) Weather satellite
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) Navigation Satellites

Q.5) Consider the term ‘Baryonic Matter’. Which of the following sub-atomic particles come under its definition?
1. Proton
2. Neutron
Select the correct option using the codes given below.
a) Both are correct
b) 1 only
c) 2 only
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) With reference to ‘Global Environment Facility’, which of the following statements is/are correct? (CSE: 2014)
a) It serves as financial mechanism for ‘Convention on Biological Diversity’ and ‘United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’
b) It undertakes scientific research on environmental issues at global level
c) It is an agency under OECD to facilitate the transfer of technology and funds to underdeveloped countries with specific aim to protect their environment.
d) Both (A) and (B)

Q.7) With reference to technologies for solar power production, consider the following statemenrs: (CSE: 2014)
1.’Photovoltaics’ is a technology that generates electricity by direct conversion of light into electricity, while ‘Solar Thermal’ is a technology that utilizes the Sun’s rays to generate heat which is further used in electricity generation process.
2. Photovoltaics generates Alternating Current (AC), while Solar Thermal generates Direct Current (DC).
3. India has manufacturing base for Solar Thermal technology, but not for Photovoltaics.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) None

Q.8) Consider the following languages : (CSE: 2014)
1. Gujarati
2. Kannada
3. Telugu
Which of the above has/have been declared as ‘Classical Language / Languages’ by the Government?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


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