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Prelims Practice Questions 11-01-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Tax Inspectors without Borders (TIWB) Programme

  1. It facilitates the transfer of tax audit knowledge and skills to developing country tax administrations.
  2. It is jointly launched by UNDP and OECD.
  3. India is not a part of this programme.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) “Umesh Sinha Committee” sometimes seen in the news recently was constituted for which of the following purposes?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Consider the following statements with respect to National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

  1. It will be a mid-term, 10 year action plan with 2019 as the first year. 
  2. It aims to reduce Particulate Matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% across India, atleast by 2024.
  3. 2018 is considered as the base year for this programme.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements

  1. An amendment to a fundamental right coming under Part III does not require ratification by the legislatures of one half of the States.
  2. Principle of equality is one of the foremost basic features of the Constitution.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following statements

  1. Tons and Giri rivers are the tributaries of River Yamuna.
  2. Renukaji Dam Project is proposed to be constructed on the river Giri in Himachal Pradesh.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Kharai Camels

  1. They are a unique breed of camel found only in Kutch.
  2. They depend on mangroves for their food.
  3. Industrialisation stands to be the biggest threat for its existence.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Consider the following statements with respect to Container Corporation of India (CONCOR)

  1. It is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) company, incorporated under the Companies Act.
  2. It comes under the Ministry of railways.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Consider the following pairs

  1. Hubble Telescope – U.S.A
  2. Kepler Telescope – U.S.A
  3. CHIME Telescope – Canada

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are space telescopes?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to Swaziland

  1. It is a landlocked country fully bordered by South Africa.
  2. It was formerly called as Eswatini.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Indus Food 2019

  1. It is India’s export-focussed Food & Beverage products trade fair.
  2. It is the second edition of the event that held annually.
  3. This year’s theme is ‘World Food Supermarket’.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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