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Prelims Practice Questions 02-02-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

  1. Under this scheme, farmers having cultivable land up to 5 hectares will be provided income support at the onset of every harvest year.
  2. Funded by the Government of India, this income support will be transferred directly into the bank accounts of beneficiaries.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) INSTEX Channel sometimes seen in the news recently, is  a

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) “CAR – T Therapy”, sometimes seen in the news recently, treats which of the following diseases?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements with respect to Railguns sometimes seen in the news

  1. It uses electricity instead of gunpowder to launch projectiles.
  2. It eliminates the need to store explosives aboard warships.
  3. United States has recently developed the world’s first ship-mounted electromagnetic Rail gun.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan

  1. It is a mega pension scheme for the unorganised sector workers with yearly income up to Rs. 50,000.
  2. It will provide beneficiaries, an assured monthly pension from the age of 60 years.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Fiscal Deficit (FD)

  1. It is the difference between the Revenue Receipts plus Non-debt Capital Receipts (NDCR) and the total expenditure.
  2. It is reflective of the total borrowing requirements of Government.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) The GoI has recently announced that a committee will be constituted to complete the task of identifying De-Notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities which are not yet formally classified, under which of the following organisations?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) The Renke Commission and the Idate Commission sometimes seen in the news recently is associated with which of the following?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog

  1. It aims to upscale sustainable genetic up-gradation of cow resources and to enhance production and productivity of cows.
  2. It will look after effective implementation of laws and welfare schemes for cows.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  1. It aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds of cattle.
  2. It is run by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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