8th March 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

 Q.1) National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a constituent board under the:

a) Bureau of Indian Standards

b) Quality Council of India

c) National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] NABL launches Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories

[pib] NABL launches Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories

 

Q.2) With reference to the “Dictionary of Martyrs” Project, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is a project commissioned under the Ministry of Culture.
  2. It is launched to commemorate platinum jubilee of India’s independence.
  3. It also includes ex-INA or ex-military personnel who died fighting the British.

Select the correct options:

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) Only 1

Inspired by: [pib] Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)

[pib] Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Indian Official Secrets Act (OSA) was first enacted during the time of Lord Curzon.
  2. Public servants are not obliged to give any information terming it a “secret” when asked under the RTI Act.
  3. The OSA explicitly defines “official secrets”.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 and 3

b) Only 2

c) Only 3

d) None

Inspired by: Explained: India’s Official Secrets Act, its history and use

Explained: India’s Official Secrets Act, its history and use

 

Q.4) It was one of the early planned cities in post-independent India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design for half a million Partition-uprooted people. The master plan of the city was prepared by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier.

Which city is referred to in this description?

a) Patiala

b) Chandigarh

c) Noida

d) Gurugram

Inspired by: The Hindu

 

Q.5) The International Finance Corporations offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in developing countries. It is an institution under:

a) WTO

b) IMF

c) World Bank

d) OPEC

Inspired by:The Indian Express

 

 

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