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Prelims Practice Questions 08-02-2019

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Atal Bhujal Yojana

  1. It is a pan-Indian program aimed at sustainable ground water management through community participation.
  2. The funding pattern is 50:50 between Government of India and World Bank.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) “International Intellectual Property Index” was recently released by which of the following?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Consider the following statements with respect to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

  1. States cannot deny entry to the CBI to probe cases referred by the Constitutional courts.
  2. Withdrawal of consent to CBI by a state government can be effected prospectively and not retrospectively.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements with respect to Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

  1. It is an Inter-governmental International organisation.
  2. All sovereign States of the Indian Ocean Rim are eligible for membership of the association.
  3. India is the current Chair of IORA.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) “Water Conservation Fee” sometimes seen in the news recently is?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to e-NAM portal

  1. It is a pan-Indian electronic trading portal which seeks to replace the existing APMC market through a virtual platform.
  2. This portal only supports intra-state trade and does not support inter-state transactions.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Consider the following statements with respect to Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty

  1. It is a treaty among UN member countries that prohibited development, testing and possession of conventional as well as nuclear missiles.
  2. The treaty did not cover sea based or air launched missiles.
  3. Recently, U.S.A has decided to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) “Ekkalam” is an aerophone musical instrument mainly used in which of the following states?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to Ratoon cropping

  1. It is a form of cultivation in which a second crop is allowed to grow from the remains of one already harvested. 
  2. Ratooning can be used endlessly as the yield and quality increases after each cycle.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Tornado

  1. It is a violent, whirling windstorm that moves in funnel fashion, with the broad end of the funnel scraping dark clouds in the sky and the narrow end, touching the earth.
  2. Tornadoes occur only in the United States of America.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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