29th January, 2018-UPSC Prelims Quiz

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Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs Quiz, Solve it here: https://goo.gl/1Ta2pj

(1) Which of the following atmospheric layers is/are associated with the phenomena of inversion of temperature?

1. Troposphere

2. Stratosphere

3. Mesosphere

Select the correct answer:

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) 1 and 2

d) All the above

(2) Who among the following belonged to the group called ‘responsivists’?

1. Hakim Ajmal Khan.

2. Lala Lajpat Rai

3. Madan Mohan Malviya

4. M.R. Jayakar

Select the correct code:

a. 1, 2 and 3 only

b. 1, 2, 3, 4

c. 1 and 3 only

d. 2, 3 and 4 only

(3) Consider the following statements regarding Laterite Soil.

1. They are the result of intense leaching.

2. They are poor in organic matter.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

(4) Which of the following crops are source of Boiethanol?

1. Sugarcane

2. Jatropa

3. Wheat

4. Shorgum

Select the correct answer code:

a. 2 Only

b. 2 and 4 Only

c. 1, 2 and 4 only

d. 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(5) Which of the following expenditure are charged upon the consolidation fund of India?

1. Allowances of Chairman of Lok Sabha.

2. Raising of loans and redemption of debts.

3. Administrative expense of office of the CAG.

Select the correct answer using the codes.

A. 1 only

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 and 3

D. All of these

(6) Consider the following about Harappan Seals.

1. The script used in seals are undeciphered Bronze age writing.

2. The characters are largely pictorial.

3. The seals were used as amulets for spiritual purposes.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

A. 1 Only

B. Only 1 and 3

C. 2 and 3

D. All of the above

(7) Which of the following is exclusively a committee
of the lower house?

A. Public Account Committee.

B. Committee on Assurance.

C. Estimate Committee.

D. Committee on Public Undertaking.

(8) Which of the following tribes inhabits the recently
declared district of riverine island of Majuli?

a. Chenchu

b. Koli

c. Mishing

d. Bhil

(9) ‘Internet of things’ (IoT) appears in news. It is
related to?

a. Inter-networking of connected/smart systems

b. Virtual Private Network

c. Cloud Computing

d. Artifical Intelligence

(10) Recently, the RBI has issued guidelines for the payment banks’. What is a payment bank?

1. It is used by payments and remittances to migrant labour small businesses and other unorganised sector entities.

2. It is authorised to undertake lending activity upto Rs. 5 lakh.

3. It is expected to leverage technology to offer low cost banking solution.

Select the correct code:

(a) 1 Only

(b) 1 and 2 Only

(c) 1 and 3 Only

(d) All the above


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