Prelims Question Set 1

Q.1. The State of Odisha has recently published lexicons

of Tribal languages. Which of the following statements is/are true in this regard?

  1. The lexicons published are of 21 tribal languages.
  2. These dictionaries are full-fledged and are complete in contents and form.
  3. Odia language is used as a medium of communication in the dictionaries.

Options –

  1. only a
  2. Only a & b
  3. Only a & c
  4. a, b & c

Q.2. Following are the Hydropower projects built over river Ganga.

Match the pairs and choose the correct options from the given below codes.

Rivers                       Projects

  1. Ganga                     a) Koteshwar
  2. Bhagirathi              b) Chila
  3. Alaknanda              c) Vishnu Prayag       

Options –

  1. 1-b, 2-a, 3-c
  2. 1-c, 2-b, 3-a
  3. 1-a, 2-b, 3-c
  4. 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

Q.3 Which of the following statements about the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System of Africa and Asia is/are correct?

  1. It operates from its regional early warning centre situated at Thailand.
  2. It was established in the year 2009.
  3. It is not registered with the United Nations.

Options –

  1. 1 & 2
  2. only 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,2 and 3

Q.4 Recently, the state of Bihar unveiled the second tallest statue of Budhha in the country. It is situated at –

  1. Gaya
  2. Buxar
  3. Nalanda
  4. Darbhanga

Q.5 Which of the following statements about the Paris Agreement is correct.

  1. It is an agreement within UNFCCC
  2. As of now, 195 UNFCCC members have signed this agreement and 184 have become party to it.
  3. The United States has already withdrawn itself from the Paris Agreement.


  1. Only a & b
  2. Only c
  3. Only a & c
  4. Only b

Q.6 Kartarpur Corridor is the border corridor, recently in news. It passes through which of the states in India?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Gurjath
  3. Punjab
  4. Jammu & Kashmir

Q.7 Which of the following statements are not true regarding the G20 group.

  1. The major purpose of the grouping is to bring together systematically important industrialised and developing economies to discuss key issues in the global economy.
  2. Central Bank governors of various countries are also involved in the G20 meetings.
  3. The annual meeting of the G20 group in 2018 is being hosted by Argentina.


  1. Only 2
  2. Only 3
  3. Only 2 & 3
  4. All the statements are true.

Q.8 Recently, cyclone ‘Titli’ is in news. Consider the following statements and state which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Indian Meteorological Department called cyclone ‘Titli’ as ‘rarest of rare’ occurrences.
  2. Cyclone ‘Titli’ causes immense damage particularly in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.


  1. only a
  2. only b
  3. Both a & b
  4. Neither a nor b

Q.9 Which of the following statements are correct about the Election Commission of India?

  1. It is a constitutional body operating under the authority of article 324 of the constitution of India.
  2. It administers the elections of the Parliament, the state legislature and the Municipal Corporations.
  3. The Election Commissioners remains in the office till the receive the pleasure of the President of India.


  1. Only a & b
  2. Only b & c
  3. Only a
  4. Only a, b & c 

Q.10 India recently launched its advanced earth observation satellite ‘HysIS’. Which of the following statement is correct regarding this mission?

  1. It was launched through PSLV-C43 Cartier marking 45th flight of the PSLV.
  2. It is useful for the crucial sectors like agriculture, geology, forestry etc.
  3. 44 other satellites too were launched during this mission.


  1. 1 & 2
  2. 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 1,2 & 3


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