9th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Beyond Fake News Project is an initiative of:

a) Google

b) Facebook

c) WhatsApp

d) BBC

Inspired by: BBC launches fake news fight-back with global campaign


Q.2) With reference to the Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018, consider the following statements:

  1. It is organised by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  2. India is hosting the event in collaboration with Government of Korea and Rehabilitation International (RI).
  3. It propagates implementation of United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) – Article 21 relates to access to information.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 2

d) Only 3

Inspired by: [pib] Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018


Q.3) The South Asian Strategy often seen in news is related to which of the following countries:

a) Australia

b) Russia

c) USA

d) European Union

Inspired by: US exempts India from certain sanctions for development of Chabahar port in Iran


Q.4) The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) does not denominate its Postal Stamps in which of the following Currencies?

  1. US Dollars
  2. Swiss Francs
  3. Indian Rupees
  4. Euros

Select the correct codes:

a) 1 and 2

b) 1, 2 and 4

c) 3 and 4

d) All of the above

Inspired by: UN postal agency issues special Diwali stamp


Q.5) Consider the following statements in context to External Commercial Borrowings of India:

  1. ECBs are loans in India made by non-resident lenders in foreign currency to RBI.
  2. They are used widely in India to facilitate access to foreign money by Indian corporations and PSUs.
  3. Most of these loans are provided by foreign commercial banks and other institutions.
  4. It is a loan availed of from non-resident lenders with a minimum average maturity of 3 months.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 4

b) 2 and 3

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) All are correct

Inspired by: RBI relaxes ECB norms for infra companies



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