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Daily Prelim Quiz 9th February 2019

Daily Prelim Quiz 9th February 2019

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9th February Quiz

1) In the Seventh Schedule of the Indian Constitution, which of the following entries is/are included in the Concurrent List?
1. Labour
2. Land
3. Education
4. Forests
5. Agriculture
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 3 only
(b) 1, 2 and 5
(c) 1 and 4 (d) 1, 3 and 4

 

2 ) Which of the following is/are included in the ten doing business topics used by the World Bank to compute the Ease of Doing Business Ranking?
1. Getting electricity
2. Getting credit
3. Paying taxes
4. Enforcing contracts
5. Trading across borders
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 and 5 only
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

 

3 ) Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer was recently amended at Kigali. Which of the following statements is/are not correct in this context?
1. Parties of Montreal Protocol agreed to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) thereby preventing global warming by 0.50 C by the end of this century.
2. It is not legally binding and countries can opt out of the agreement at any stage.
3. According to Kigali agreement, India will phase down HFCs by 2028.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

4) Which of the following is/are unique characteristic/characteristics of deciduous forests?
1. They have nutrient rich soil due to less leaching.
2. Since it is getting a high amount of rainfall annually they are deficient in nutrients.
3. Presence of tall, closely set trees with crowns forming a continuous canopy.
4. Presence of largest number of domesticated animals.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

5) Both Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and National Pension System (NPS) are related to retirement benefits. Which one of the following statements best represents an important difference between the two?
(a) Government bears the burden of paying a fixed rate of return every year for EPF, while NPS is market-linked and returns are based on the performance of the funds
(b) EPF is tax-free, while for NPS tax is imposed on withdrawal
(c) EPF is provided only for the unorganized sector workers, while NPS is provided only for the organized sector workers
(d) Both (a) and (b)

 

6) Consider the following pairs:
Armed group sometimes Mainly based in mentioned in the news
1. Kurdish Peshmerga : Turkey
2. Hezbollah : Lebanon
3. Kachin Independence : Myanmar Army
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 1 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

7) With reference to Agni-V Missile, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is India’s first intercontinental ballistic missile.
2. It is a surface to surface, nuclear capable ballistic missile.
3. It can deliver one-tonne nuclear warheads about 15000 km away.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3




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