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Prelims Practice Questions 07-02-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund (AMIF)

  1. It is a corpus of Rs. 2,000 crore under the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
  2. It was created for the development and up-gradation of agricultural marketing infrastructure in rural and regulated wholesale markets. 

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) Consider the following statements with respect to Darwaza Band -Part 2' campaign

  1. It was launched by Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen across the country.
  2. It focuses on sustaining the open defecation free status of villages across the country.
  3. It has been supported by the World Bank.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Consider the following statements with respect to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

  1. It is an alliance of 29 countries only from North America and Europe.
  2. The fundamental role of NATO is to safeguard the freedom and security of its member countries by political and military means.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) The Report on Social Protection for Children sometimes seen in the news recently, is released jointly by

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following statements with respect to Rebate of State Levies (RoSL) Scheme

  1. It is a subsidy scheme which involves refund of taxes and levies paid by exporters.
  2. Currently, it is applicable only to exporters of apparels and made-ups.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Indo-Saracenic architecture

  1. It is a revival architectural style used by British architects in India in the 19th century.
  2. The Madras High Court buildings are an example of this style.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) “Exercise RAHAT” sometimes seen in the news recently, is associated with

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Consider the following statements with respect to Merchandise Export Incentive Scheme (MEIS)

  1. Under the Scheme, the government gives incentives to exporters’ equivalent to a certain percentage of their export value.
  2. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Which of the following product(s) does not have a GI tag?

  1. Rasagola
  2. Silao Khaja
  3. Rajamudi rice
  4. Tirupathi Laddu
  5. Kangra Paintings

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC)

  1. It is a not for profit company established under the companies act 1956.
  2. It works under the aegis of Ministry of Finance.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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Badrinathan 2 months

Hello Shankar IAS Team,

Please set a daily cut off also. That would be more competitive.

Prestorming 2019