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Daily Prelim Quiz 16th July 2019

1. Consider the following states:
1. Community engagement through College Student Volunteers is envisioned in every district of the country as part of the Block Level initiatives.
2. Scheme is implemented through the State Government /UT Administration which is fully sponsored by the centre.
3. Student volunteers will play an instrumental role in awareness generation regarding various important government schemes/ programmes as well as social issues.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:
1. Special Central Assistance (SCA) to a tribal Sub-scheme is a 90 percent Grant from Government of India.
2. Objective is to bridge the gap between Scheduled Tribes population & others by providing support for various welfare activities.
3. Article 280 grants 100 percent assistance to states for Tribal schemes.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. NASA is launching 2 missions to study Ionosphere. Consider the following statements:
1.Global- scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission will be launched in Low earth orbit(LEO).
2.Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will launched in Geo-stationary orbit.
3.One of missions goals is to measure how upper atmosphere changes in response to hurricanes and geomagnetic storms.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:
1.National Achievement Survey (NAS) is the largest ever national assessment survey in the country.
2.It is conducted by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
3.Survey is done at Tehsil level and is verified by the Third-party.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:
1. SWIFT is a messaging network that financial institutions use to securely transmit information and instructions through a standardized system of codes.
2. SWIFT system was formed in 1980 by seven major finance hub countries who formed a cooperative society to operate a global network that would transfer financial messages in a secure and timely manner.
3. Due to its services in finance sector, it offers its services to Bank and Exchanges only.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. Andaman‟s new taste is sweet-and-sour
1. Biologists on Andaman and Nicobar Islands discovered edible wild banana species , the second such on the island in two years.
2. Plant grows to a height of nine metres and bears an edible, sweet tasting fruit that is boat-shaped and has numerous bulb-shaped seeds.
3. Its conservation status has been declared as ‘Not Threatened ’ as it has been spotted commonly on the islands, each with 6 to 18 plants in a clump.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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