Prelims Practice Questions 11.01.2018

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January 11, 2018
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01. Consider the following statements.

  1. Recently the Union Cabinet allowed foreign airlines to invest upto 49% under automatic route in Air India.
  2. Further 100% FDI is permitted in Single Brand Retail.

Which of the above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

02. Consider the following statements.

  1. Barathapuzha river is the longest river in Kerala.
  2. It is known as Nile of Kerala.
  3. This river originates from Anaimalai hills of Western Ghats.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

03. Consider the following statements.

  1. The Bar Council of India is a statutory body under the Advocates act, 1961
  2. As per the Advocates Act, the Bar Council of India consists of members elected from each state bar council.
  3. The Attorney General of India and the Solicitor General of India who are ex officio members.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

04. Consider the following statements.

  1. The Wildlife Protection Act was amended to provide for constituting the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).
  2. Environment Secretary is the Chairman of the NTCA.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

05. Consider the following statements.

  1. PSLV-C40 will launch ISRO 100th satellite.
  2. INS -1C is a nano-Satellite.
  3. The Cartosat-2F will be officially used to serve military surveillance purposes.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

06. Consider the following statements regarding Trade Facilitation Agreement of World Trade Organization (WTO)

  1. It aims to lower global trade barriers and decrease import tariffs.
  2. It contains Special and Differential Treatment (SDT) provisions for Developing and Least Developing Countries (LDCs)

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

07. Which of the following is/are the reasons for the civil rebellions in colonial India?

  1. Rapid changes the British introduced in the economy, administration and land revenue system
  2. Ousting of zamindars and poligars on failure of the payment of revenue
  3. Ruin of Indian handicraft industries

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

08. Consider the following statements regarding Pandita Ramabai:

  1. She founded Sharada Sadan to educate young and widow women.
  2. She founded Arya Mahila Samaj to serve the cause of women.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

09. The terms ‘chintz’, ‘cossaes’ and ‘bandanna’ refer to

  1. Types of cotton clothes produced in India
  2. Types of iron produced in India
  3. Types of music practiced in India
  4. None of the above.

 

10. Consider the following statements regarding the Annie Besant:

  1. She was the founder of Central Hindu School at Varanasi.
  2. She published Newspapers such as New India and Commonweal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answers & Explanations

1. b

 Recently the Union Cabinet allowed foreign airlines to invest upto 49% under approval route in Air India.

2. c

Barathapuzha river is the second longest river in Kerala after Periyar river.

3. d

4.  a

Environment Ministry is the Chairman of the NTCA.

5. a

The Cartosat-2F will be unofficially used to serve military surveillance purposes.

6. c

7. d

8. c

‘Pandita Ramabai’ was a social worker, scholar and a champion of women’s’ rights, freedom and education. ‘Pandita’ was the title bestowed on her excellent command over Sanskrit at a very young age.

9. a

10.  c

 

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Vikas 10 days

Learnt a lot from todays MCQs, Specially about the Pandita Ramabai, Bar Council and Annie Besant
Thank you ver much

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