GoGet IAS Daily Quiz ForPrelims 2017

Posted : 22/01/2017

1. Consider the following statements with respect to “Namami Ganga Programme”.

  1. Modernization and redevelopment of Ghats and crematoriums
  2. Development of sewage infrastructure and treatment
  3. Afforestation
  4. Tree plantation (medicinal plants)
  5. Trash skimmers
  6. Conservation of biodiversity
     

Which of the following is the correct code?

  1. 1,2 and 6 only
  2. 2,3, 4 and 5 only
  3. 1,2, 3 and 6 only
  4. All the above

 



2. Which operation has been started by India to evacuate its citizens stranded from war-torn South Sudan?

  1. Operation Sukoon
  2. Operation Safe Homecoming
  3. Operation Raahat
  4. Operation SankatMochan


3. Project Insights refers to an initiative to

  1. Identify and preserve important archeological sites of India
  2. Widen the tax base by catching tax evaders using technology
  3. Identify ecologically sensitive zones of Western Ghats
  4. None of the above


4. Global Risks Report is published by which of the following agency/organization?

  1. World Bank
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. World Health Organisation
  4. United Nations Environment Programme


5. Consider the following statements with respect to Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI).

  1. ASCI is a statutory body established under the Advertising Standard Council of India Act of 1985.
  2. ASCI seeks to ensure that advertisements conform to its code for slef-regulation while observing fairness in competition.

 

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


6. Consider the following statements with respect to RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) 2016.

  1. RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
  2. In this edition of exercise, navies from 26 countries including India participated.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


7. Consider the following statements with respect to Green Rail Corridor.

  1. India’s first Green Rail Corridor was inaugurated on the 114-km long Rameswaram- Manamadurai stretch in Tamil Nadu recently.
  2. The Green Rail Corridor ensures zero toilet discharge on rail tracks as part of its commitment to clean environment under the ‘Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat’ initiative.
  3. Trains in the section have been equipped with bio-toilets to ensure zero discharge of human waste on the rail tracks.

 

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All the above


8. Consider the following statements with respect to Ramon Magsayay award.

  1. Ramon Magsaysay Award is Europe’s highest honour and is often regarded as the region’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
  2. It is awarded annually to individuals or organizations selected from Europe for their altruistic and philanthropic service.

Which among the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None of the above


 

Consider the following statements with respect to Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)

  1. It is an apex level forum to strengthen and institutionalize the mechanism for maintaining financial stability.
  2. It is a council for enhancing inter-regulatory coordination and promoting financial sector development in the country.
  3. Finance Secretary acts as the chairman of the council.

Which among the above statements are correct?

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

 



10. Which of the following statements regarding NATRIP Project is/are correct?

  1. It fulfills India’s obligation under UN Regulation on Harmonisation of Vehicle Specification.
  2. It aims for Indian vehicles to comply with global standards of safety in line with UN Brasilia resolution.

Select the correct answer using the codes below:

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

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