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Prelims Practice Questions 05-01-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Attorney General for India (AG)

  1. He/She must be qualified to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court.
  2. He/She is debarred from private legal practice.
  3. He/She has the right to speak and to take part in proceedings in any committee of the parliament, even though he/she may not be a member of that committee.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) Consider the following statements

  1. She was probably the modern India’s first woman teacher.
  2. She along with her husband founded the first girl's school in Pune.
  3. She had set up “Balhatya Pratibandhak Griha” to prevent female infanticide and killing of widows and pregnant rape victims.

Identify the personality who correctly matches with the above description

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) The “X-Calibur instrument” sometimes seen in the news recently, is used for which of the following purposes?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements with respect to Silica

  1. It is an odourless and a non-irritant compound.
  2. Exposure to large amounts of silica dust can cause silicosis disease, which is incurable.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) “Yutu 2” was sometimes seen in the news recently. It is a/an

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Drugs (Prices Control) Amendment Order, 2019

  1. It exempted new drugs patented under the Indian Patent Act from the price control order for five years.
  2. It was issued by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) The term “Petroglyphs” was sometimes seen in the news recently. It refers to

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Consider the following statements with respect to Swachh Survekshan 2019

  1. It is the fourth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of both urban and rural India.
  2. It was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) The term “Orphan drugs” were sometimes seen in the news recently. It refers to

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Identify the ports, which are located in the western coast of India

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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