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UPSC Pathshala Practice Questions for CSE Prelim 2017 17/5/17

These questions are mostly based on the Current Affairs from July 2016 to April 2017.
Questions:

  1. Consider the following statements:
    1. Participatory Notes are derivative instruments.
    2. They are used by Foreign InstitutionalInvestors (FIIs) who are registered with SEBI.
    3. They are used on Indian shares, but at alocation outside India.
    Which of the following statements are correct? 
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 2 and 3
    c. 1 and 3
    d. All of the above
  2. Consider the following statements about theNational Manufacturing Policy (NMP).      
    1. The policy aims to create 100 millionadditional jobs over the next decade.         2. National Investment and ManufacturingZones (NIMZs) has been accorded with benefits like exemption from capital gainstax, simplified procedures and easier exit norms.
    3. The policy aims to raise the share ofmanufacturing to 25 percent of GDP by2022.
    Which of the following statements are true? 
    a. 1 and 2
    b. 1 and 3
    c. 2 and 3
    d. All of the above
  3. Which of the following is/are true?
    1) IIMs do not grant degrees.
    2) IIM Bill, 2017, would declare IIMs as Institutions of National Importance.
    Which of the above statements are correct?
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  4. Which of the following is/are true regarding National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC)?
    1) The NPAC does not focus on online child abuse.
    2) The NPAC 2016 is based on the principles embedded in the National Policy for Children 2013.
    Choose the correct alternatives:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  5.  Shailesh Nayak Committee was for _______.a. Coastal Regulation
    b. Biosphere Conservation
    c. Economic Recession
    d. PDS Revamping
  6. Which of the following is/are true regarding Pravasi Bhartiya Divas?
    1) Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated every year.
    2) Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was launched in 2014.
    Choose the correct option:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  7. What is biofotification?
    a. Breeding crops to increase nutrition value
    b. Add nutrients to food while processing the food
    c. using natural fertilisers to protect crops
    d. None of the above.
  8. High bilirubin levels is a sign of _______.
    a. Hyperthyroidism
    b. Jaundice
    c. Swine Flu
    d. Japanese Encephalitis
  9. Which of the following is/are true regarding Eco-Sensitive Zone?
    1) The zone limits are set on case by case basis and there is no standard specified limit to it.
    2) All activities are banned in the eco-sensitive zone.
    Choose the correct alternative:
    a. Only 1
    b. Only 2
    c. Both 1 and 2
    d. None of the above
  10. Which of the following is/are true?
    a. India currently imports 100% of Lithium Ion batteries or cells
    b. Lithium Ion batteries are used in solar powered devices
    c. Both a and b
    d. None of the above

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Akshay Palande

Author: Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

Akshay Palande

Author Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

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