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Q.1) The establishment of ‘Payment Banks’ is being allowed in India to promote financial inclusion. Which of the following statements is/are correct in this context?

  1. Mobile telephone companies and supermarket chains that are owned and controlled by residents are eligible to be promoters of Payment Banks
  2. Payment Banks can issue both credit cards and debit cards

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba – http://iasbaba.com/2015/08/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-21st-22nd-august-2015/

Test series Test 1 (Q.84)

Test series 3 (Q.86)


Q.2) Which reference to ‘LiFi’, recently in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It uses light as the medium for high speed data transmission
  2. It is a wireless technology and is several times faster than ‘WiFi’

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba – S&T Compilation

ILP Value Add- IT and Computers, Block 3

Q-13 http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-day-5/

Test Series 5 (Q.35)

Test Series 12 (26)

Test Series (Q.29)


Q.3) The term ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of

  1. Pledges made by the European countries to rehabilitate refugees from the war-affected Middle East
  2. plan of action outlined by the countries of the world to combat climate change
  3. capital contributed by the member countries in the establishment of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  4. plan of action outlined by the countries of the world regarding Sustainable Development Goals

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/10/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-2nd-3rd-october-2015/;

Test Series 6 (Q.96)

http://iasbaba.com/2015/10/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-9th-october-2015/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/06/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-geography-current-affairs-day-16/ – (Q.16)


Q.4) Which one of the following is a purpose of ‘UDAY’, a scheme of the Government?

  1. Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy
  2. Providing electricity to every household in the country by 2018
  3. Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal power plants over a period of time
  4. Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 4

http://iasbaba.com/2015/11/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-23rd-november-2015/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/04/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-5th-april-2016/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-economis-current-affairs-day-57/

Test Series 10 (Q.88)

Test Series 7 (Q. 44)


Q.5) With reference to ‘IFC Masala Bonds’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the statements given below is/are correct?

  1. The International Finance Corporation, which offers these bonds, is an arm of the World Bank.
  2. They are the rupee-denominated bonds and are a source of debt financing for the public and private sector

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba – Prelims Capsule – 10

Test Series 13 (Q.40)


Q.6) Which one of the following books of ancient India has the love story of the son of the founder of Sunga dynasty?

  1. Swapnavasavadatta
  2. Malavikagnimitra
  3. Meghadoota
  4. Ratnavali

Source from IASbaba –

ILP Test-Minor 1 (Q. 91)


Q.7) In the context of which of the following do you sometimes find the terms ‘amber box, blue box and green box’ in the news?

  1. WTO affairfs
  2. SAARC affairs
  3. UNFCCC affairs
  4. India-EU negotiations of FTA

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 9

Minor Test 3 (Q. 26)


Q.8) What is/are the importance/ importances of the ‘United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’?

  1. It aims to promote effective action through innovative national programmes and supportive international partnerships
  2. It has a special/particular focus on South Asia and North Africa regions, and its Secretariat facilitates the allocation of major portion of financial resources to these regions
  3. It is committed to bottom-up approach, encouraging the participation of local people in combating the desertification

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/08/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-6th-august-2016/

60 Day Plan – Day 6


Q.9) Recently, which one of the following currencies has been proposed to be added to the basket of IMF’s SDR?

  1. Rouble
  2. Rand
  3. Indian Rupee
  4. Renminbi

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 3

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-economics-current-affairs-day-46/ (Q.13)

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-9th-january-2016/


Q.10) Consider the following pairs:

Community  sometimes                                                 In the affairs of

mentioned in the news                                              

  1. Kurd                                                                                         Bangladesh
  2. Madhesi                                                                                   Nepal
  3. Rohingya                                                                                 Myanmar

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 3 only

Source from IASbaba –
http://iasbaba.com/2015/09/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-8th-september-2015/

http://iasbaba.com/2015/09/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-28th-29th-september-2015/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-5th-january-2016/


Q.11) There has been a persistent deficit budget year after year. Which action/ actions of the following can be taken by the Government to reduce the deficit?

  1. Reducing revenue expenditure
  2. Introducing new welfare schemes
  3. Rationalizing subsidies
  4. Reducing import duty

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Source from IASbaba – ILP Value Add – Public-Finance


 

Q.12) Which reference to ‘Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)’, consider the following statements

  1. It is an organization of European Union in working relation with NATO and WHO
  2. It monitors chemical industry to prevent new weapons from emerging
  3. It provides assistance and protection to States (Parties) against chemical weapons threats.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba

ILP Value Add- Nuclear Issues


Q.13) With reference to ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’, consider the following statements:

  1. Under this scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of two percent for any crop they cultivate in any season of the year.
  2. This scheme covers post-harvest losses arising out of cyclones and unseasonal rains.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-14th-january-2016/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-history-current-affairs-day-43/ (Q.20)


Q.14) In which of the following regions of India are you most likely to come across the ‘Great Indian Hornbill’ in its natural habitat?

  1. Sand deserts of northwest India
  2. Higher Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Salt marshes of western Gujarat
  4. Western Ghats

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/02/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-23rd-february-2016/


Q.15) Which of the following are the key features of ‘National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA)?

  1. River basin is the unit of planning and management.
  2. It spearheads the river conservation efforts at the national level.
  3. One of the Chief Ministers of the States through which the Ganga flows becomes the Chairman of NGRBA on rotation basis.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/03/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-pib-7th-march-to-13th-march-2016/


Q.16) Why does the Government of India, promote the use of ‘Neem-coated Urea’ in agriculture?

  1. Release of Neem oil in the soil increases nitrogen fixation by the soil microorganisms
  2. Neem coating slows down the rate of dissolution of urea in the soil
  3. Nitrous oxide, which is a greenhouse gas, is not at all released into atmosphere by crop fields
  4. It is a combination of a weedicide and a fertilizer for particular crops

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/12/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-30th-nov-6th-december-2015/


Q.17) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Chief Secretary in a State is appointed by the Governor of that State.
  2. The Chief Secretary in a State has a fixed tenure.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/06/iasbaba-big-picture-rstv-analysis-lg-vs-cm/


Q.18) With reference to `Stand Up India Scheme’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Its purpose is to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and women entrepreneurs.
  2. It provides for refinance through SIDBI.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-18th-january-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/2016/04/all-india-radio-launch-of-stand-up-india-scheme/

Prelims Capsule – 6


Q.19) The FAO accords the status of `Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) to traditional agricultural systems. What is the overall goal of this initiative?

  1. To provide modern technology, training in modern farming methods and financial support to local communities of identified GIAHS so as to greatly enhance their agricultural productivity
  2. To identify and safeguard eco-friendly traditional farm practices and their associated landscapes, agricultural biodiversity and knowledge systems of the local communities
  3. To provide Geographical Indication status to all the varieties of agricultural produce in such identified GIAHS

Select the correct answer using the code given below?

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/DAY-58.pdf 

60 Days – Q.24


Q.20) Which of the following is/are tributary/tributaries of Brahmaputra?

  1. Dibang
  2. Kameng
  3. Lohit

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

ILP Value Add Geography River Systems


Q.21) Consider the following pairs:

Terms sometimes                                                                                    Their Origin

seen in the news

  1. Annex-I Countries Cartagena Protocol
  2. Certified Emissions Reductions Nagoya Protocol
  3. Clean Development Mechanism Kyoto Protocol

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

Environment Compilation


Q.22) In the context of the developments in Bioinformatics, the term `transcriptome’, sometimes seen in the news, refers to

  1. a range of enzymes used in genome editing
  2. the full range of mRNA molecules expressed by an organism
  3. the description of the mechanism of gene expression
  4. a mechanism of genetic mutations taking place in cells

Source from IASbaba –

60 Days – Q.3)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YbwZa7rGX8S0xCZ3Z6LTJzX1U/view


Q.23) ‘Mission Indradhanush’ launched by the Government of India pertains to

  1. immunization of children and pregnant women
  2. construction of smart cities across the country
  3. India’s own search for the Earth-like planets in outer space
  4. New Educational Policy

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/12/all-india-radio-4th-december-2015/


Q.24) Which of the following best describes/ describe the aim of `Green India Mission’ of the Government of India?

  1. Incorporating environmental benefits and costs into the Union and State Budgets thereby implementing the `green accounting’
  2. Launching the second green revolution to enhance agricultural output so as to ensure food security to one and all in the future
  3. Restoring and enhancing forest cover and responding to climate change by a combination of adaptation and mitigation measures.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

60 Days – Q.4

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YbwZa7rGX8TlpnQVh5VWJhb2M/view


Q.25) With reference to pre-packaged items in India, it is mandatory to the manufacturer to put which of the following information on the main label, as per the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011?

  1. List of ingredients including additives.
  2. Nutrition information
  3. Recommendations, if any, made by the medical profession about the possibility of any allergic reactions
  4. Vegetarian/non vegetarian

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2 and 4
  4. 1 and 4 only

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/07/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-22th-july-2015/


Q.26) Project Loon’, sometimes seen in the news, is related to

  1. waste management technology
  2. wireless communication technology
  3. solar power production technology
  4. water conservation technology

IASababa’s Presence –

Q.11 – (60 Days) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B12w56GDVUrSMDBlNWk2R011UmM/view

Q.23 – (60 Days) http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Day-52.pdf

S&T Compilation


Q.27) Net meeting’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of promoting the

  1. production and use of solar energy by the households/ consumers
  2. use of piped natural gas in the kitchens of households
  3. installation of CNG kits in motorcars
  4. installation of water meters in urban households

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-21st-january-2016/


Q.28) India’s ranking in the `East of Doing Business Index’ is sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following has declared that ranking?

  1. Organization for Economic Cooperation and development (OECD)
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. World Bank
  4. World Trade Organization (WTO)

Source from IASbaba –

ILP Test Series-Test 2 (Q.75)


 

Q.29) Who of the following had first deciphered

  1. Georg Buhler
  2. James Prinsep
  3. Max Muller
  4. William Jones

Source from IASbaba –

ILP Value Add-Mauryan Age; Test Series Test 5 (many questions on rock edicts)


Q.30) With reference to the `Trans-Pacific Partnership’, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an agreement among all the Pacific Rim countries except China and Russia.
  2. It is a strategic alliance for the purpose of maritime security only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 2

ILP Value Add Notes


Q.31) Consider the the following statements:

The India – Africa Summit

  1. held in 2015 was the third such Summit
  2. was actually initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

  1. Prelims Capsule -1
  2. ILP Value Add Notes

Q.32) The `Swadeshi’ and `Boycott’ were adopted as methods of struggle for the first time during the

  1. Agitation against the Partition of Bengal
  2. Home-Rule Movement
  3. Non-Cooperation Movement
  4. Visit of the Simon Commission to India

Source from IASbaba –

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B12w56GDVUrSQVZfSG1idkhDUDg/view


Q.33) With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:

  1. The concept of Bodhisattva is central to Hinayana sect of Buddhism
  2. Bodhisattva is a compassionate one on his way to enlightenment
  3. Bodhisattva delays achieving his own salvation to help all sentient beings on their path to it.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

  1. ILP Value Add-Jainism & Buddhism
  2. Test Series Test-5 (Q.92)

Q.34) Doctors without borders (Médecins Sans Frontières), often in news in

  1. A division of WHO
  2. A non-governmental international organisation
  3. An inter-governmental agency sponsored by EU
  4. A specialised agency of the United Nations

Source from IASbaba –

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YbwZa7rGX8SVV5bWdxcXN5RDg/view

60 Days – Q.23


Q.35) With reference to ‘Red Sanders’ sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements

  1. It is a tree species found in a part of South India
  2. It is one of the most important trees in the tropical rain forest areas of south India

Select correct statement

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

 

Source from IASbaba –

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B12w56GDVUrSLWMxQ05TYVVEcDg/view

60 Days – Q.2


 

Q.36) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Proper design and effective implementation of UN-REDD+ Programme can significantly contribute to

  1. Protection of biodiversity
  2. Resilience of forest ecosystem
  3. Poverty reduction

Select correct answer

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbaba-yojana-december-2015-climate-change/


 

Q.37) With reference to ‘Financial Stability and Development Council’, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an organ of NITI Ayog
  2. It is headed by Union Finance Minister
  3. It monitors macroprudential supervision of the economy

Select correct statement/s

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

Q.1 – http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Day-33-Economy-and-CA.compressed.pdf
Q.9 – http://iasbaba.com/2016/06/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-economics-day-34/


 

Q.38) With reference to ‘Agenda 21’, consider the following statements

  1. It is a global action plan for sustainable development
  2. It originated in the World Summit on sustainable development held in Johannesburg in 2002

Select correct statement(s)

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

Source from IASbaba –

Q.8 – (60 Days) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YbwZa7rGX8Z1dEYkhHSGJqRkE/view

Environment Compilation
Q.2 – http://iasbaba.com/2016/06/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-environment-current-affairs-day-24/
Q.8 – http://iasbaba.com/2016/06/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-environment-current-affairs-day-30/


Q.39) Satya Shodhak Samaj organised

  1. A movement for upliftment of tribals in Bihar
  2. A temple entry movement in Gujarat
  3. An anti-caste movement in Maharashtra
  4. A peasant movement in Punjab

Source from IASbaba –

Click here


Q.40) The term Base Erosion and Profit Shifting is sometimes seen in news in the context of

  1. Mining operation by MNCs in resource rich but backward areas
  2. Curbing of the tax evasion by MNCs
  3. Exploitation of genetic resources of a country by MNCs
  4. Lack of consideration of environmental costs in the planning and implementation of development projects.

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-13th-january-2016/


Q.41) Recently India’s first ‘National Investment and Manufacturing Zone’ was proposed to be set up in

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Gujarat
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/11/iasbabas-press-information-bureau-16th-to-22nd-november-2015/


 

Q.42) SWAYAM, a GOI initiative aims at

  1. Promoting SHGs in rural areas
  2. Providing financial and technical assistance to young startup entrepreneurs
  3. Promoting the education and health of adolescent girls
  4. Providing affordable and quality education to the citizens for free

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-pib-18th-july-to-24th-july-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/2016/03/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-pib-14th-march-20th-march-2016/


Q.43) The Montague-Chelmsford proposal were related to

  1. Social reforms
  2. Educational reforms
  3. Reforms in police administration
  4. Constitutional reforms

Source from IASbaba –

IASbaba ILP Value Add – Modern History


Q.44) What is/are common to two historical places known as Ajanta and Mahabalipuram?

  1. Both were built in same period
  2. Both belong to same religious denomination
  3. Both have rock-cut monuments

Select correct option

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. None

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/4.-Post-Mauryan-Trends-in-Indian-Art-and-Architecture-2.compressed.pdf


Q.45) With reference to ‘Bitcoins’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following

  1. Bitcoins are tracked by the central banks of the countries
  2. Anyone with a bitcoin address can send and receive bitcoins from anyone else with a bitcoin address
  3. Online payments can be sent without either side knowing the identity of each other

Select correct option

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/06/synopsis-and-review-think-and-learn-day-1/


Q.46) Consider the following statements

  1. New Development Banks has been set up by APEC
  2. The HQ of New Development Bank is in Shanghai

Select correct option

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

Source from IASbaba –

60 Days – Q.7 – http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-economis-current-affairs-day-57/
http://iasbaba.com/2016/02/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-24th-february-2016/


Q.47) ‘Gadgil Committee Report’ and ‘Kasturirangan Committee Report’ related to

  1. Constitutional reforms
  2. Ganga action plan
  3. Linking of rivers
  4. Protection of western Ghats

Source from IASbaba –

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Q.48) Which of the following is not a member of ‘Gulf Cooperation Council’?

  1. Irab
  2. Saudi Arabia
  3. Oman
  4. Kuwait

Source from IASbaba –

Q.2 – http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/DAY-5.pdf


Q.49) What is/are purpose/s of ‘Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme ‘and ‘Gold Monetisation Scheme’?

  1. To bring the idle gold lying in the Indian household into the economy
  2. To promote FDI in the gold and jewellery sector
  3. To reduce India’s dependence on gold imports

Select correct option

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/11/press-information-bureau-1st-to-7th-november-2015/
http://iasbaba.com/2015/11/all-india-radio-10th-november-2015/
Prelims Capsule -1


Q.50) ‘Belt and Road initiative’ is sometimes mentioned in context of

  1. African Union
  2. Brazil
  3. European Union
  4. China

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 9


Q.51) Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana is aimed at

  1. Bringing small entreprenuers into formal financial system
  2. Providing loans to poor farmers for cultivating particular crops
  3. Providing pensions to old and destitute people
  4. Funding the voluntary organisations involved in the promotion of skill development and employment generation

Source from IASbaba –

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Prelims Capsule-6


Q.52) In which of the following regions of India are shale gas found?

  1. Cambay Basin
  2. Cauvery Basin
  3. Krishna Godavari Basin

Select correct option

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

IL-Value Add- Infrastructure-Coal+CBM+Shale


Q.53) ‘Global Financial Stability Report’ is prepared by

  1. European Central Bank
  2. International Monetary Fund
  3. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  4. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Source from IASbaba –

Q.1 – http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/iasbabas-daily-prelims-quiz-day-17/

FREE MOCK 1- Q-89


Q.54) Regarding ‘Atal Pension Yojana’, which of the following statement is/are correct?

  1. It is a minimum guaranteed pension scheme mainly targeted at unorganized sector workers.
  2. Only one member of a family can join the scheme.
  3. Same amount of pension is guaranteed for the spouse for life after subscriber’s death.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-15th-july-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Economics-Day-2-1-1.pdf
http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Economy_Day-6.compressed.pdf


Q.55) The term ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership’ often appears in the news in the context of the affairs of a group of countries known as

  1. G20
  2. ASEAN
  3. SCO
  4. SAARC

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/09/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-15th-september-2015/
http://iasbaba.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RCEP-IASbaba.jpg
http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-12th-july-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/2015/11/all-india-radio-22nd-november-2015/


Q.56) On which of the following can you find the Bureau of Energy Efficiency Star Label?

  1. Ceiling fans
  2. Electric geysers
  3. Tubular florescent lamps

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/04/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-pib-4th-april-to-10th-april-2016/


Q.57) India is an important member of the ‘International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor’. If this experiment succeeds, what is the immediate advantage for India?

  1. It can use thorium in place of uranium for power generation.
  2. It can be attain a global role in satellite navigation.
  3. It can drastically improve the efficiency of its fission reactors in power generation.
  4. It can build fusion reactors in power generation.

Source from IASbaba –

ILP Value Add- Block 2


Q.58) Consider the following statements:

  1. The International Solar Alliance was launched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in 2015.
  2. The Alliance includes all the member countries of the United Nations.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-day-9/

http://iasbaba.com/2016/07/iasbaba-press-information-bureau-pib-27th-june-to-3rd-july-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-19th-january-2016/
http://iasbaba.com/2016/01/all-india-radio-india-and-international-solar-alliance/
Prelims Capsule – 3


Q.59) Which of the following statement is/are the advantage/advantages of practising drip irrigation?

  1. Reduction in weed
  2. Reduction in soil salinity
  3. Reduction in soil erosion

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. None of the above is an advantage of practising drip irrigation.

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/10/5-what-are-the-different-types-of-irrigation-methods-practiced-in-india-evaluate-each-method-on-its-merits-and-demerits/

ILP Value Add Block 1


Q.60) Regarding ‘DigiLocker’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statement is/are correct?

  1. It is a digital locker system offered by the Government under Digital India Programme.
  2. It allows you to access your e-documents irrespective of your physical location.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/04/iasbabas-daily-prelims-quiz-day-10/

Prelims Capsule – 4


Q.61) Recently, linking of which of the following rivers was undertaken?

  1. Cauvery and Tungabhadra
  2. Godavari and Krishna
  3. Mahanadi and Sone
  4. Narmada and Tapti

Source from IASbaba –

ILP-Value Add-Drainage System


Q.62) In the cities of our country, who among the following atmospheric gases are normally considered in calculating the value of Air Quality Index?

  1. Carbon dioxide
  2. Carbon monoxide
  3. Nitrogen dioxide
  4. Sulphur dioxide
  5. Methane

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 2, 3 and 4 only
  3. 1, 4 and 5 only
  4. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Source from IASbaba –

Prelims Capsule – 6

http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-day-11/


Q.63) With reference to ‘Astrosat’, the astronomical observatory launched by India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Other than USA and Russia,India is the only country to have launched a similar observatory into space.
  2. Astrosat is a 2000 kg satellite placed in an orbit at 1650 km above the surface of the Earth.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

60 Days (Q.15)

http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/iasbaba-60-day-plan-prelims-test-2016-day-3/
S&T Compilation Test Series-Test 3 (Q.13)


Q.64) Consider the following statements:

The Mangalyaan launched by ISRO

  1. is also called the Mars Orbiter Mission.
  2. made India the second country to have a spacecraft orbit the Mars after USA.
  3. made India the only country to be successful in making its spacecraft orbit the Mars in its very first attempt.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/12/all-india-radio-17th-december-2015/

ILP Value Add- Space Issue- Block-3


Q.65) What was the main reason for the split in the Indian National Congress at Surat in 1907?

  1. Introduction of communalism into Indian politics by Lord Minto.
  2. Extremists’ lack of faith in the capacity of the moderates to negotiate with the British Government.
  3. Foundation of Muslim League.
  4. Aurobindo Ghosh’s inability to be elected as the President of the Indian National Congress.

Source from IASbaba –

Q46 Test Series 20


Q.66) The plan of Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged that after the Second World War

  1. India should be granted complete independence.
  2. India should be partitioned into two before granting independence.
  3. India should be made a republic with the condition that she will join the Commonwealth.
  4. India should be given Dominion status.

Source from IASbaba –

Q.30 Test Series 20


Q.67) The Parliament of India acquires the power to legislate on any item in the State List in the national interest if a resolution to that effect is passed by the

  1. Lok Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership.
  2. Lok Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its total membership.
  3. Rajya Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership.
  4. Rajya Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its members present and voting.

Source from IASbaba –

Q90 Major Test 2


 

Q.68) With reference to the Agreement at the UNFCCC Meeting in Paris in 2015, which of the following statement is/ are correct?

  1. The Agreement was signed by all the member of countries of the UN and it will go into effect in 2017.
  2. The Agreement aims to limit the greenhouse gas emissions so that the rise in average global temperature by the end of this century does not exceed 2°C or even 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels
  3. Developed countries acknowledged their historical responsibility in global warming and committed to donate $ 1000 billion a year from 2020 to help developing countries to cope with climate change.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Source from IASbaba –

Q.4 – (60 Days)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6YbwZa7rGX8Z1dEYkhHSGJqRkE/view

Prelims Capsule 4


 

Q.69) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Sustainable Development Goals were first proposed in 1972 by a global think tank called the ‘Club of Rome’
  2. The Sustainable Development Goals have to be achieved by 2030

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2015/10/iasbabas-daily-current-affairs-2nd-3rd-october-2015/

Minor-1 Q-49


 

Q.70) A recent movie titled The Man Who Knew Infinity is based on the biography of

  1. Ramanujan
  2. Chandrasekhar
  3. N. Bose
  4. V. Raman

Source from IASbaba –

http://iasbaba.com/2016/05/2-hollywood-movie-based-life-great-mathematician-india-released-days-back-can-name-personality-also-discuss-great-contributions-area-mathematics/


 

 


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