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IASbaba’s Daily Prelims Quiz : Day 7

  • April 26, 2016
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IASbaba Daily Prelims Quiz
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Q.1) Recently elections to upper house of parliament were in news. Consider the following statements with respect to Rajyasabha.

  1. The fourth Schedule of the constitution deals with the allocation of seats in the RajyaSabha to the states and union territories.
  2. The representatives of states in the Rajyasabha are elected by the elected members of state legislative assembly’s and municipalities.
  3. The president nominates 15 members to the RajyaSabha from the people who have special knowledge in the field of art, literature, science etc.
  4. Elections to the members of Rajya Sabha are held by proportional representation by means of List system.

Select the incorrect option

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2, 3, and 4 only

c) 1, 3, and 4 only

d) 1, 2 and 4 only


Q.2) Recently “Superbugs” are in news. Consider the following statements with respect to Super bugs.

  1. A Superbug is also referred to as an Antibiotic resistant organism.
  2. Smartphone’s, ATM’s, Door handles etc are some of the common places were superbugs are found.
  3. Recently a group of scientists have proposed a transparent coating for everyday items as potential solution to protect against Superbugs.

Select the correct option.

a) 1, 2 and 3.

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 only

d) 1 and 2 only


Q.3) Recently India ratified Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO. Consider the following statements with respect to Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

  1. TFA will bring simplification and enhanced transparency in cross border trade in goods.
  2. TFA was concluded in recent WTO’s 2015 Nairobi ministerial conference.

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.4) Recently the Participatory notes investment climbed new heights. Consider the following statements with respect to P-notes.

  1. P – Notes also known as Equity linked notes are derivative instruments issued by SEBI registered FII to foreign investors.
  2. P – Note holder enjoys partial voting rights in relation to security / shares referenced the FII.
  3. P – Notes are highly safe and lucrative route to invest the unaccounted or even illegal money in to Indian security market for huge profits.

Select the correct option

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3.


Q.5) 102 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 18th to 24th April 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Consider the following statements with respect to DDUGJY

  1. The scheme aims to electrify all unelectrified villages within 1000 days from the launch of the programme.
  2. The scheme is implemented by Ministry of power in close coordination with Ministry of Rural development.

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None

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