8th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Lagrange Points are:

a) Points where critical velocity of a satellite is equal to its escape velocity from the orbit thus maintaining equilibrium in their respective orbit

b) Points where net gravitational effect is maximum which propels satellites in their orbits

c) Points where the pull of gravity working from two opposing celestial bodies is balanced due to the centripetal force of their orbits

d) None of these

Inspired by: Earth has two extra, hidden ‘moons’


Q.2) Recently a Western Pacific nation has become the first country to ban many kinds of Sunscreens cream, in a move to protect its coral reefs from chemicals that scientists say cause significant damage. A 2017 report has found sunscreen products widespread in Jellyfish Lake, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in the same country.

The above explanatory is referred to which of the following Pacific countries?

a) Papua New Guinea

b) Palau

c) Philippines

d) Solomon Islands

Inspired by: Palau becomes first country to ban sunscreen to save coral reefs


Q.3) Which of the following ASEAN countries is/are not a member of Trans-Pacific Partnership?

  1. Laos
  2. Cambodia
  3. Vietnam
  4. Singapore

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) 3 and 4

d) Only 4

Inspired by: ASEAN member countries of RCEP offer India concession


Q.4) With reference to the National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Conservation and Management) Bill 2018, consider the following statements:

  1. It seeks to maintain Ecological flow of the River Ganga.
  2. It proposes to ban the construction of all types of jetties, ports or “permanent hydraulic structures” in the Ganga.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Conservation and Management) Bill, 2018

National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Conservation and Management) Bill, 2018

Q.5) Who among the following was/were associated with the introduction of Ryotwari Settlement in India during the British rule?

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Alexander Read
  3. Thomas Munro

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Inspired by: CSP 2017


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