Current Affairs Quiz (10 January 2018– 16 January, 2018)

Prelims Practice Questions (10 January 2018 16 January 2018)

Please leave your answers in the comments below.

 

1. The images from the Cartosat-2 series satellite will be useful for which of the following purposes?

1. Coastal land use and regulation

2. Utility management like road network monitoring

3. Cartographic applications

Select the correct statements-
a.1 and 3 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. All of the above

 

2. Recently Microalbuminuria has been in news. It is

a. a condition that is an indicator of Kidney disease

b. a deadly virus in Amazon rainforest

c. a new vaccine for TB

d. a mission to protect endemic species of Africa

 

3. Consider the following statements about Akash missile.

1. It is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defence system.

2. Akash is a long-range mobile surface-to-air missile defence system.

Select the correct statements-
a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None of the above

 

4. Which article in the Indian Constitution prohibits the State from providing any religious instruction in an educational institution run on public funds?

a. Article 29

b. Article 28

c. Article 19

d. Article 25

 

5. Consider the following statements about Kala Azar

1. It is a slow progressing indigenous disease

2. It is caused by fungi.

3. In India, Leishmania donovani is the only parasite causing the disease.

4. The parasite primarily infects reticuloendothelial system.

Select the correct answer using the code given below
a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1, 2 and 4 only

c. 1, 3 and 4 only

d. All of the above

 

6. India is a member of which of the following groups?

1. Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

2. Australia Group on chemical and biological weapons

3. Wassenaar Arrangement

4. Nuclear Suppliers Group

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below :
a. 1 and 3 only

b. 1, 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 2 only

d. 1 and 4 only

 

7. Consider the following statements about GST Council:

1. GST Council is the key decision-making body for GST rates and for inclusion and exemption of goods and services

2. The Union Finance Minister is the Chairperson of GST Council

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below :
a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

8. Consider the following statements about Virtual ID (VID):

1. VID will be a 16-digit, randomly-generated number which can be used for authentication instead of the original Aadhaar number

2. VID can be generated only by the Aadhaar number holder

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

9. Consider the following statement/s with reference to PIL.

1. Any citizen can file a public case by filing a petition under Art 226 of the Indian Constitution, in the High Court.

2. Any citizen can file a public case by filing a petition under Art 32 of the Indian Constitution, in the Supreme Court.

Select the correct answer using the code given below :
a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

10. Consider the following statements about Invest India:

1. Invest India is India s official agency dedicated to investment promotion and facilitation.

2. It is for prospective overseas investors and to those aspiring Indian investors desiring to invest in foreign locations

Select the correct answer using the code given below
a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

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