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Prelims Question Set 7

1.Which of the following is not a difference between Full Budget and Vote on Account:

  1. Full Budget deals with both expenditure and revenue side but Vote-on-account deals only with the expenditure side of the government’s budget.
  2. The vote-on-account and full budget, both are valid for 12 months (a financial year).
  3. As a convention, a vote-on-account is treated as a formal matter and passed by Lok Sabha without discussion; But passing for budget happens only after discussions and voting on demand for grants.

Options:

  1. Only 1 & 2
  2. Only 2 & 3
  3. Only 1 & 3
  4. All of the above

2. Which of the following is the report given by Greenpeace regarding the air pollution status in India ?

  1. Airpocalypse III
  2. Airpol 3
  3. AirGreen 4
  4. Airmarshal 4 

3. Which of the following statement is true about the National Skill Development Corporation ?

  1. National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC), established in 2009, is a not- for- profit company set up by the Ministry of Finance.
  2. NSDC was set up by Ministry of Finance as Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.
  3. The Government of India through Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) holds 49% of the share capital of NSDC, while the private sector has the balance 51% of the share capital.

Options:

  1. Only 1 & 2
  2. Only 2 & 3
  3. Only 1 & 3
  4. All of the above

4. Which of the proposed 600km long expressway would be the longest expressway in the world ?

  1. Brahmaputra Expressway
  2. Yamuna Expressway
  3. Ganga Expressway
  4. Sutlej Expressway

5. Which of the following statements are true about Golden Langur ?

  1. The golden langur conservation project was undertaken at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.
  2. The golden langur (Trachypithecus geei) is currently endangered.
  3. Small populations of them are found in Bhutan and Tripura.

Options:

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

6. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the organisation of the periodic table, which of the following has launched the International Year Of The Periodic Table ?

  1. UNESCO
  2. International Council of Science
  3. UNFCCC
  4. The world academy of Sciences

7. Which of the following statement about the Corruption Perception Index is true ?

  1. Denmark is the world least corrupt countryscoring 88 out of 100 points.
  2. Somalia has been ranked lastwith a score of 10 behind South Sudan and Syria.

Options:

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

8. The ‘Future of Rail Report’ is released by –

  1. International Energy Agency (IEA).
  2. Rail Development Authority
  3. International Union of Railways
  4. Organisation for Railways Cooperation

9. Who is the newly appointed chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) ?

  1. Amit Khare
  2. Punit Goenka
  3. Alok Verma
  4. Jayashree Mukharjee 

10. The term ‘Aber’ recently in news refers to –

  1. Pan India Taxi Service
  2. Common digital Currency
  3. Proposed Communication satellite by India
  4. Indigenous Ballistic Missile

 

Answer Key:-

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

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