Daily Prelim Quiz 20th May 2019

1. Consider the following statements:
1. Rural Infrastructure Development Fund [RIDF] helped to complete hitherto incomplete irrigation projects by mobilizing deposits out of the shortfall in commercial banks’ lending targets to agriculture.
2. The Command Area Development Programme was launched to bridge the gap between irrigation potential created and its actual utilization.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. With reference to ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’, consider the following statements:
1. Under this scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of only 2% for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops as well as annual commercial and horticultural crops.
2. In this scheme, remote sensing will be used to increase the number of crop cutting experiments.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. An objective of the National Food Security Mission is to increase the production of certain crops through area expansion and productivity enhancement in a sustainable manner in the identified districts of the country. What are those crops?


4. Regarding the inter-relationship between two houses of Parliament, which of the following statement is/are correct?
1. Prime Minister must always belongs to the Lok Sabha while Ministers can belong to either houses of the Parliament.
2. A Minister is entitled to vote only in the House of which he is a member.
3. Members of both houses have equal privileges and immunities.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


5. Special leave petition refers to


6. Which of the following taxes is/are subsumed under the proposed Goods and Services Tax?
1. Entry Tax
2. Service Tax
3. Customs Duty
4. Countervailing Duty
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


7. Mir Saman, under Mughal administration was


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