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Prelims Practice Questions 06-02-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan

  1. It envisages school education as a continuum from pre-school to senior secondary level and aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels.
  2. It subsumes three erstwhile Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (TE).

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) Consider the following statements with respect to Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)

  1. It will provide physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to BPL category.
  2. It is being implemented through the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation (ALIMCO).

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Consider the following statements with respect to Pre-Departure Orientation Training (PDOT) Programme 

  1. It provides requisite Pre-Departure Orientation and aims to enhance the soft skills of potential emigrants.
  2. The Ministry of External Affairs in collaboration with Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is conducting the programme.
  3. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is the implementing agency for this programme. 

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements with respect to employment of women in Indian mines

  1. The Mines Act, 1952 prohibited the employment of women in any part of a mine.
  2. Recently, the Ministry of Mines has issued a notification, easing the restrictions and allowed women to work in mines.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following statements with respect to GSAT-31

  1. It is an imaging satellite meant exclusively for military purposes.
  2. It was launched using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-45.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

  1. It aims to enable a large number of youths to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood in India.
  2. The scheme has been implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Consider the following statements with respect to Earthquake swarm

  1. It is a series of low magnitude earthquakes without a discernible main shock.
  2. It occurs over a period of time ranging from days, weeks to even months.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Global Crisis of Nuclear Waste Report sometimes seen in the news recently, was published by which of the following agencies?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to President’s address to the Parliament

  1. Originally, the Constitution required the President to address both Houses of Parliament at the commencement of every session.
  2. The speech will be drafted by the President’s Secretariat Office.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following pairs

  1. Arabithittu WLS – Karnataka
  2. Tungareshwar WLS – Telangana
  3. Thane Creek Flamingo WLS – Maharashtra

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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