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Daily Prelim Quiz 18th May 2019

1. Consider the following statements:
1. Seats for Women are reserved at all levels of local government – both Panchayat and Municipality.
2. Seats for the Schedules tribes are reserved both in Rajya Sabha.
Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following planets in the solar system are less dense than water?

 
 
 
 

3. Red Data Book, IUCN, keeps a record of all the endangered animals and plants. Which of the following institutions contribute to the red list?
1. BirdLife International
2. World Conservation Monitoring Centre
3. Greenpeace
Select the correct answer using the codes below.

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following is/are a greenhouse gas?
1. Nitrogen
2. Ozone
3. Methane
4. Water vapour
Select the correct answer using the codes below.

 
 
 
 

5. While extracting petroleum from reservoir rocks, what would be the correct order in which the following are encountered in the process?
1. Natural Gas
2. Water
3. Oil
Choose the correct answer using the codes below:

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to administration during Delhi Sultanate period, consider the following statements
1. Bandagan were special slaves bought by Sultans from Persia for military services
2. Bandagans were never appointed as generals and governors
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements
1. Brahmadeya was a grant of land given to Brahmanas by the South Indian kings
2. Nagaram was an association of prominent Brahmanas to look after the administration of towns during the Chola period
Which of the above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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