9 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the sovereign Gold Bond Scheme, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is issued by the Reserve Bank India on behalf of the Government of India.
  2. Investment limit of the scheme ranges from 1gm to 20kg of Gold.
  3. It will be issued from the nationalized banks for the purpose.

Select the correct codes:

a) All are correct

b) 1 only

c) 1 and 2

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: [pib] Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2018 -19

[pib] Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2018 -19

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the International Social Security Association (ISSA):

  1. The ISSA was founded under the auspices of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva.
  2. It promotes excellence in social security administration through professional guidelines, expert knowledge, services and support to enable its Members to develop dynamic social security systems.
  3. The regional office of ISSA is headquartered in New Delhi.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 2

d) 2 and 3

Inspired by: [pib] ESIC wins ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & the Pacific 2018’

[pib] ESIC wins ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & the Pacific 2018’

Q.3) With reference to the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) consider the following statements:

  1. PMFBY covers damages to crops in wild animal attacks.
  2. Damages to the individual fields due to incidents of local disasters like cloud bursts and fire are taken up now for insurance claims.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Crop damages in animal attacks put under PMFBY on pilot basis

Crop damages in animal attacks put under PMFBY on pilot basis

Q.4) Consider the following statements with reference to the Kuiper Belt:

  1. Kuiper belt is a region of the solar system beyond the planets, extending from the orbit of Neptune.
  2. It consist mainly small bodies or remnants from the solar system’s formation.
  3. It is home to dwarf planets such as Pluto, Haumea and Makemake.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 2

c) Only 3

d) None of these

Inspired by: NASA probe to fly by most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft

NASA probe to fly by most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft

Q.5) New Horizon Probe of NASA was launched to study the planetary system of which of the following celestial bodies?

a) Jupiter

b) Saturn

c) Venus

d) Pluto

Inspired by: NASA probe to fly by most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft

Crop damages in animal attacks put under PMFBY on pilot basis

 

 

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