21st February,2018-Daily Prelims Static+NCERT Quiz

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1. Black soils with equal proportion of clay, gravel and coarse sand has high moisture retention capacity.

2. Cracks developed during dry season allow oxygenation of the soils.

3. Black soil has low level of kankar thus supports wide variety of crops.

Choose the incorrect reason from the codes below

a) 2 Only

b) 2 and 3 Only

c) 1 and 3 Only

d) All the above


(2) Consider the following statements regarding CAG.

a) He is appointed by the president for a term of 5 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier.

b) The salary and service condition of CAG shall be determined by the president.

c) The CAG can be removed only on the grounds of proved misbehavior or incapacity.

Which of the statements is/are correct?

a. a and c

b. b and c

c. Only c

d. a, b and c


(3) Identify the person.

1. The President of the Congress Sessions of 1898 and 1902

2. Founder of National Liberal Federation.

3. His book ‘Nation in making’ is looked upon as a valuable source of Indian History.

A. AbulKalam Azad

B. Motilal Nehru

C. S N Bannerjee

D. Mrs Annie Besant


(4) Which river passes through the Equator twice?

a. Congo

b. Nile

c. Negro

d. Amazon


(5) With reference to Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a Non-Governmental organisation in India for wildlife research.

2. They are trying to conserve the nature through scientific based research, education and Public awareness.

3. It is the Partner of BirdLife International in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 2 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3


(6) Following are the types of Taxes in Gupta Era:

a. Halivakara: Tax on usage of plough

b. Shulka/Prataya: social security kind of tax

c. Chat/Udinanga: custom or toll tax

d. Kilpta: Tax on sale and purchase of lands.

A. a, b are true

B. a, d are true

C. a, b, c are true

D. All are true


(7) With reference to the Global Tiger Forum (GTF), which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is an inter-governmental international organization

2. They are providing leadership throughout the world in order to safeguard the survival of the Tiger, its prey and the habitat.

3. GTF is giving membership for members from the Tiger range countries only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3 Only

C. 2 Only

D. 1, 2 and 3


(8) With reference to a phenomena of formation of rainbow, consider the following statements:

1. A rainbow is always formed in a direction opposite to that of the
Sun.2. The sunlight undergoes refraction and dispersion in the water
droplets to form the colours of a rainbow.

Select the incorrect using the code given below.

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2


(9) India borrowed the procedure for electing Rajya Sabha members from which country’s constitution

a. South Africa

b. Australia

c. Irish

d. Canada


(10) Consider the following statements:

1. Disinflation is a phenomena of fall in price level

2. Reflation is to counter deflation

3. Core inflation is nothing but inflation excluding inflation in

4. Stagflation is an inflation in a stagnated economy

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

(a) 1, 3 and 4

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1 and 4


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