8th February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Recently Delhi state govt has launched the ‘Zero Fatality Corridor’ (ZFC). The ZFC is aimed to reduce fatalities due to:

a) Air Pollution

b) Zika and other vector borne diseases

c) Railway Accidents

d) Road Accidents

Inspired by: Delhi government launches Zero Fatality Corridor

Delhi government launches Zero Fatality Corridor

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund (AMIF):

  1. It is aimed for the development and up-gradation of infrastructure in Gramin Agricultural Markets and Regulated Wholesale Markets.
  2. It is funded by World Bank.
  3. It will provide the State/UT Governments subsidized loan for their proposal for developing marketing infrastructure

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3

Inspired by: Cabinet nod to setting up Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund

Cabinet nod to setting up Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund

Q.3) Which of the following statements about the Income Tax Ombudsman is/are correct?

  1. It is an independent body comprising of former tax officials or IRS officials formed by the Government, empowered to address and settle tax payer’s grievances.
  2. The office is governed by the States Goods and Services Tax Act 2017.

Select the correct answer:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] Abolition of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman

[pib] Abolition of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to the National Aquifer Mapping and Management Programme (NAQUIM):

  1. It is an initiative of Geological Survey of India.
  2. It is an initiative for mapping and managing the entire aquifer systems in the country.
  3. The Hydrological Map of India is prepared under this programme.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] Management of Ground Water

[pib] Management of Ground Water

Q.5) The Dard Tribals aka Dard Aryans are native to the state of:

a) Himachal Pradesh

b) Jammu and Kashmir

c) Haryana

d) Uttarakhand

Inspired by: Explained: The Dard Aryans of Ladakh: who are this tribe, what are their concerns?

Explained: The Dard Aryans of Ladakh: who are this tribe, what are their concerns?

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Harsha Vardhan
19 Feb, 2019

Answers for question 1 and 2 are wrong. Please correct them