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Daily Prelim Quiz 29th July 2019

1. Suvarnadvipa or Suvarnabhumi, referred by Ancient Sanskrit and Pali texts identified being as

 
 
 
 

2. One of the appropriate ways to compare the income levels of the different countries across the globe is

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following areas is/are not covered under the Human Development Index?
1. Poverty
2. Empowerment
3. Life expectancy
4. Inequalities
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following writs is/are used to restrict the jurisdiction of lower courts or tribunals within its limit?
1. Quo Warranto
2. Prohibition
3. Certiorari
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:
The function(s) of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India is/are
1. to allow the withdrawal of the money out of the Consolidated Fund of India
2. to audit the expenditure from Consolidated Fund, Contingency Fund and Public Account of India.
3. to prescribe the form in which accounts of Union and State shall be kept.
4. to compile and maintains accounts of Union Government.
Which of these statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to the concept of ‘Seed Village’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Organizing seed production in cluster (or) compact area
2. Replacing existing local varieties with new high yielding varieties.
3. Increasing the seed production
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to Tueboponics, which is a fairly recent development in the field of irrigation, consider the following statements:
1. Water is provided to plants/trees to its root zone area through trickle.
2. It is practiced in the desert areas in order to convert it into green lush forests.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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