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Daily Prelim Quiz 27th July 2019

1. What were the reasons for the failure of the Portuguese in India?
1. The policy of “Socio-Cultural Synthesis” followed by the Portuguese Governor
‘Alphonso De Albuquerque’.
2. The disinterest to control hinterland territory in India
3. The fall of a trusted ally – the Vijayanagara Empire.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements with reference to Organ Donation in India
1. Vital Organs like heart, liver, kidneys, intestines, lungs, and pancreas can be donated only in case of ‘brain death’, but other tissues like corneas, heart valves, skin, bones etc can be donated only in case of natural death.
2. The National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation is the nodal agency entrusted with framing guidelines and regulating organ donation in India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements with reference to State of Global Air Report 2017
1. The report is released by the World Health
Organization.
2. The report states that more than half of
the premature deaths related to air
pollution are from India and China.
Which of the statements given above is/are
correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following agencies is/are attached or subordinated under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India?
1. Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
2. Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT)
3. Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI)
4. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

5. National Institute for Disaster Management comes under

 
 
 
 

6. The Hamari Dharohar scheme’ was launched primarily to

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements regarding Payments Regulatory Board, proposed in Budget 2017
1. This board is envisaged as a measure for bringing about structural reforms in the payment eco-system.
2. It would be a six member body under RBI, headed by the RBI Governor.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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