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Daily Prelim Quiz 26th July 2019

1. Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar issued a Farman in 1717 which is regarded as ‘Magna Carta’ of English company for its trade in Bengal. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. The company was permitted to issue dastaks for the transportation of goods.
2. The company’s import and export were exempted from additional custom duties in Bengal.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. 2) Which of the following species indicate the status of ‘Water Pollution’?
1. Lichens
2. Mollusca
3. Stoneflies
4. Fungi
5. Bloodworm
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. 3) Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Office of Profit’:
1. Parliament and state legislature can exempt certain offices from the purview of office of profit.
2. Disqualification of a Member of Parliament for holding office of profit falls within the domain of the Speaker.
3. The term is defined under the provisions of Representation of People’s Act.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are INCORRECT?

 
 
 
 

4. 4) Consider the following statements:
1. UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compactis an agreement between the UN, the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) and the World Customs Organisation.
2. The Global Counterterrorism Forum is a multilateral counterterrorism platform set up under the United Nations.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. 5) Which of the following are indicated by a high positive value of Southern Oscillation?
1. Cold Peru Current
2. Strong Trade Winds
3. Rise in depth of thermocline

Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

6. 6) Recently, Indian Coast Guard ship INS Vijit is on a four-day visit to Sabang port. This port is situated in which of the following countries?

 
 
 
 

7. 7) Which one of the following statement is correct about ‘Start-Up India’s Academia Alliance Program’?

 
 
 
 

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