Prelims Question Set 3

Q.1 Which of the following statements are true about the recently unveiled ‘Bogibeel bridge’.

  1. It is India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge across river Brahmaputra.
  2. This project was conceived by the Rail India Technical Economic Services in 1973, whereas the foundation stone was led by the Ex-Prime Minister H.D.Devegauda in 1997.
  3. It will henceforth will be considered as a symbol of Good Governance.

Options –

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

Q.2 The NITI Aayog has recently released the Baseline Report of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2018. Which of the following statements is correct in this respect?

  1. It was released by NITI Ayog in collaboration with the Ministry of statistics & Programme Implementation, Global Green Growth Institute and United Nations in India.
  2. Himachal Pradesh is the best performing state in the SDG Index whereas Chandigarh is the Best performing Union Territory among all others.

Options –

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 & 2
  4. Neither 1 or 2

Q.3 The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has announced the results of the first ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018. Which of the following is not true in this respect –

  1. The key objective of the exercise was toencourage States and Union Territories to take proactive steps towards strengthening the Start-up ecosystems in their states.
  2. Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Rajasthan are the leading states as far as these rankings are concerned.
  3. 51 officers from States and Union Territories were identified as “Champions”, who have made significant contributions towards developing their State’s Start-up ecosystem.
  4. Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland come under the best performing category.

Q.4 Which of the following statements are true about the Chabahar Port –

  1. It is a seaport in Chabahar located in south-eastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman.
  2. It serves as Iran’s only oceanic port, and consists of two separate ports named Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti, each of which has five berths.

Options –

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Only 1 & 2
  4. Neither 1 or 2

Q.5 Which of the following statement is correct?

  1. Together with the Ratnagiri and Udayagiri sites, Lalitagiri is part of Puspagiri University located on top of hills of the same names. The three complexes are known as the “Diamond Triangle”
  2. Tantric Buddhism was practiced at these sites.

Options –

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 & 2
  4. Neither 1 or 2

Q.6 Which of the following statement is true about the concept of ‘Angel Tax’.

  1. Angel Tax is a 30% tax that is levied on the funding received by startups from an external investor.
  2. this 30% tax is levied when startups receive angel funding at a valuation higher than its ‘fair market value’.

Options –

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Only 1 & 2
  4. Neither 1 & 2

Q.7 What is Hongyun project?

  1. It’s China’s first communication satellite providing internet broadband services worldwide
  2. Its China’s GPS tracking satellite launched to aid the military operations
  3. It’s a Geographical mapping earth satellite aiding the South China sea voyages of China
  4. Its China’s first moon landing mission

Q.8 Which of the following statements is not correct about the Agni-4 missile?

  1. Its a Long Range Surface to Air Ballistic Missile having a range of 4,000 kms.
  2. The missile is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
  3. The missile is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
  4. The most accurate Ring Laser Gyro based Inertial Navigation System (RINS) and supported by highly reliable redundant Micro Navigation System (MINGS), ensures the vehicle reaches the target within two digit accuracy.

Q.9 Rajkumar Shukla, a freedom fighter, is associated with which of the following historical event

  1. Non-cooperation Movement
  2. Rowlett Act Satyagraha
  3. Champaranya Satyagraha
  4. Chodo-Bharat Movement

Q.10 Which of the following statements if not correct about GSAT-7A?

  1. It’s a communication satellite is expected to help the IAF to interlink different ground radar stations, airbases and AWACS (Airborne Warning And Control System) aircraft.
  2. It is the lightest satellitebeing launched by GSLV with an indigenously developed cryogenic stage.
  3. The satellite, being dubbed as angry bird’by some, is likely to enhance the range of communication and also aid in aircraft to aircraft communication.
  4. It is an advanced communication satellite with a Gregorian Antenna and many other new technologies.

 

Answer Key:-

Question No.Answer Options
1D
2C
3D
4C
5C
6C
7A
8A
9C
10B

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