Prelims Question Set 5

Q.1 Which of the following statement about the 70th Republic Day of India Parade is true?

  1. This is the first time in the history of Indian Army that a woman led the Army services corps.
  2. An all-women contingent of Assam Rifles, India’s oldest paramilitary force, participated for the first time.
  3. This is the first time in the history of Indian Army that a woman will lead the Army services corps.


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

Q.2 “A New Circular Vision for Electronics – Time for a Global Reboot” report regarding the discarded electronics is given by –


  1. United Nations
  2. World Trade Organisation
  3. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
  4. G-20

Q.3 Which of the following statements are true about the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS).

  1. The 35 member nationsof the IONS are grouped into four sub-regions- South Asian, West Asian, East African and South East Asian and Australian whereas there are nine states with observer status.
  2. It is a voluntary initiativethat seeks to increase maritime co-operation among navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Regionby providing an open and inclusive forum for discussion of regionally relevant maritime issues
  3. Under the charter of business adopted in 2014, the grouping has working groups on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR), Information Security and Interoperability (IS&I) and anti-piracy now renamed as maritime security.


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

Q. 4 Which of the following statements are true about the ‘Bharat Ratna Awards’ ?

  1. Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. The provision of Bharat Ratna was introduced in 1954.
  2. There is no written provision that Bharat Ratna should be awarded to Indian citizens only.
  3. In terms of Article 18 (1) of the Constitution, the award cannot be used as a prefix or suffix to the recipient’s name. However, should an award winner consider it necessary, he/she may use the expression in their biodata/letterhead/visiting card etc. to indicate that he/she is a recipient of the award.


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

Q.5 Recently concluded “Jaipur Literature Festival” was conducted in –


  1. Amer Fort
  2. Hava Mahal
  3. Diggi Palace
  4. Rambagh Palace

Q.6 Which of the following fact is not true about Bandipur Tiger Reserve ?


  1. It is located in Karnataka.
  2. Together with the adjoining Nagarhole National Park, Mudumalai National Park and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, it is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve making it the largest protected area in southern India and largest habitat of wild elephants in south Asia.
  3. The park is flanked by the Kabini river runs through the park.
  4. The highest point in the park is on a hill called Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.

Q.7 “Microsat-R” ISRO’s First Mission in 2019 is useful for –


  1. Communication purpose
  2. Military use
  3. Geographical Mapping purpose
  4. Telecommunication purpose 

Q.8  What was the theme of India’s the 9th National Voters’ Day (NVD) ?


  1. No voter to be left behind
  2. Long live adult franchise
  3. Vote for the democracy
  4. Aware voter-Aware Democracy

Q.9 Which of the following statement is true about the Mugger/Marsh Crocodile ?

  1. It is already extinct in Bhutan and Myanmar.
  2. Listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1982.
  3. In India, it is protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.


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

Q.10 Which of the following is not a war-time gallantry award given to the military personnel by the Indian Government?


  1. Param Vir Chakra
  2. Ashok Chakra
  3. Maha Vir Chakra
  4. Vir Chakra


Answer Key:-

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

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