Daily Prelim Quiz 15th May 2019

1. Consider the following pairs:
Clouds Features
1. Cirrostratus : Halo formation
2. Cumulonimbus : Thunderstorms
3. Asperitas : Upturned Roughened sea surface
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched?


2. Which one of the following is not a reason for tribal uprisings in 19 th century?


3. Compared to the Himalayas, the Western Ghats along the west coast are tectonically stable but still landslides occur. What could be the main reason/reasons for this?
1. Presence of hard rocks resulting in rockslides
2. Steeper slopes with almost vertical cliffs
3. High precipitation and temperature changes resulting in mechanical weathering
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


4. What will follow, if a national emergency is declared on ground of external aggression?


5. Consider the following statements regarding Kolkatta
1. It is home to 5 Nobel Laureates in the country.
2. It has the oldest of all the shipping ports of Indian coastline.
3. It has the only major riverine port in India situated on the Hooghly River.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


6. Which of the following are the functions of foreign investment promotion board (FIPB)?
1. To ensure expeditious clearance of the proposals for foreign investment.
2. To review periodically the implementation of the proposals cleared by the board.
3. To undertake all other activities for promoting and other facilitating FDI as considered necessary from time to time.
4. To interact with the Foreign Investment Promotion Council (FIPC) being constituted separately by the Ministry of Industry.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


7. Which of the following ideologies influenced the British administration to intervene in Indian social institutions?
1. Evangelicalism
2. Utilitarianism
3. Free trade
4. Orientalism
Select the correct answer using the code given below:


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