Daily Prelim Quiz 13th July 2019

1. Consider the following statements:
1. Road dust contributes maximum for PM(Particulate Matter) 2.5 pollution.
2. PM10 has main role in lodging itself in the lungs and for being a key component of diesel emissions.
3. PM 2.5 is more hazardous than PM 10.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


2. Consider the following about polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).
1. These are classified as a persistent organic pollutant and banned under the Stockholm Convention.
2. They are declared carcinogens and highly non-biodegradable.
3. They are found only in water bodies and within plant tissues.
4. They used as a coolant in electric apparatus
Select the correct answer using the codes below.


3. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2018 is awarded to:


4. National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)
1.National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) represents a significant step towards the fulfillment of the Directive Principles in Article 41 and 42 of the Constitution.
2.NSAP is a part of “Core of the core scheme”.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Which of the following was not included in the Treaty to be negotiated as provided in the Cabinet Mission Plan?


6. The Union Cabinet has approved India’s Membership for European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD). Considering this, what are the advantages of membership of EBRD?
1. India will get development loans at concessional rates.
2. Would help India leverage the technical assistance and sectoral knowledge of the bank for the benefit of development of private sector.
3. Investment opportunities would get a boost.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


7. Consider the following statements:
1. Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is implemented by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
2. It is a major credit-linked subsidy programme, aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector by helping traditional artisans ,farmers and unemployed youth.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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