Daily Prelim Quiz 19th August 2019

1. With reference to the contributions made by Shyamji Krishna Varma to Indian nationalism, consider the following statements:
1. He founded the Indian Home Rule Society in London.
2. He opposed the ideologies of Swami Dayanad Saraswati.
3. He started the monthly journal, the Indian Sociologist in London.
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?


2. What is/are the advantage/advantages of implementing the ‘Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWR) System’?
1. It will facilitate an easy pledge financing by banks and other financial institutions.
2. It enables smooth trading on various trading centres like commodity exchanges, electronic National Agriculture Markets (e-NAM) and other electronic platforms.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


3. With reference to ‘Hyper spectral imaging’, recently in news; consider the following statements:
1. It is analysing extremely detailed images of an object frequently to the scale of nanometres and then reconstructing its constituent elements.
2. It has wider applications in geology such as to learn the characteristics of air pollution.
3. It can be used to analyse soil health.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. With reference to ‘Khelo India Programme’,consider the following statements:
1. The Programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual evelopment, community development, economic development and national development.
2. This programme strives to promote “Sports for All” as well as “Sports for Excellence.”
3. The Programme aims to promote all universities across the country as hubs of sporting excellence.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. With reference to ‘Eco- Sensitive Zones’ (ESZ), which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. ESZs are the transition zones around the protected areas that are declared under the Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986.
2. ESZ are declared to prevent ecological damage caused due to developmental activities around National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.


6. Radiation technology is increasingly being used in food processing. Consider the following statements regarding radiation processing:
1. Radiation technology increases the shelf life of horticultural produces.
2. It effectively eliminates harmful bacteria, viruses, insects and pests.
3. It is cold and clean process.
4. The treatment is done before final packaging.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. The ‘360 degree feedback mechanism’, recently seen in the news, is related to


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