7 August 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The ‘8888’ uprising (or the eighth day of August 1988) marks the pro-democratic movement of which of the following South Asian countries?

a) Thailand

b) Myanmar

c) Laos

d) Vietnam

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Thirty years after the 8888 uprising

[op-ed snap] Thirty years after the 8888 uprising

Q.2) Which of the given statements about Prime Ministers Research Fellowship programme is not correct?

a) It is aimed at incentivising doctoral (PhD) programs of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

b) Students from any government engineering colleges are eligible to get this fellowship.

c) It is based on PPP Model.

d) It is an initiative of HRD Ministry.

Inspired by: [pib] Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme covers entire country

[pib] Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme covers entire country

Q.3) Exercise Maitree is a joint military exercise between which of the following countries?

a) Nepal

b) Bhutan

c) Thailand

d) Myanmar

Inspired by: [pib] Indo – Thailand Joint Exercise Maitree 2018

[pib] Indo – Thailand Joint Exercise Maitree 2018

Q.4) Sharda Prasad Committee is related to which of the following issues?

a) Financing to MSMEs

b) Modifying curriculum in Higher technical institutions

c) Discontinuing No-detention Policy

d) Functioning of Skill sector

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] Rebooting the system for a skills upgrade

[op-ed snap] Rebooting the system for a skills upgrade

Q.5) Consider the following statement about RISECREEK:

1. It is the indigenously developed microprocessor under Project Shakti of IIT Madras.

2. It is indigenously manufactured in India.

3. It is capable of meeting the demands of defence and strategic equipment such as NAVIC (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite) and the Internet of Things (IoT) electronics.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct.

Inspired by: IIT-Madras powers up a desi chip

IIT-Madras powers up a desi chip

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