Daily Quiz 27 April 2017

Todays 10 questions from 2006 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 21 to 30]

To revise [Questions 11-20] refer yesterday’s post.

21. Consider the following statements with reference to human body :

1. The common bile duct release its contents into stomach.

2. The pancreatic duct releases its contents into duodenum.

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


22. Consider the following statements in respect of welfare schemes launched by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.

1. Drinking water for rural areas in one of the components of the Bharat Nirman Plan.

2. In the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 there is a provision that the statutory minimum wage applicable to agriculture workers in the State has to be paid to the workers under the Act.

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


23. What does the 104th Constitution Amendment Bill relate to ?

(a) Abolition of Legislative Councils in certain States

(b) Introduction of dual citizenship for persons of Indian origin living outside India

(c) Providing quota to socially and educationally backward classes in private educational institutions.

(d) Providing quota for religious minorities in the services under the Central Government.


24. Which one of the following statements is correct ?

Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBMA) concerns

(a) fiscal deficit only

(b) revenue deficit only

(c) both fiscal and revenue deficit

(d) neither fiscal deficit nor revenue deficit.


25. Consider the following statements :

1. Petronet LNG Ltd. Is setting up another LNG terminal at Mangalore.

2. The Head Office of the Dredging Corporation of India is at Visakhapatnam.

3. The Narwapahar Mine is operated by the Uranium Corporation of Indian Limited.

Which of the statements given above are correct ?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2, only

(c) 2 and 3, only

(d) 1 and 3, only


26. In which one of the following oceans is Diamantina Trench situated ?

(a) Pacific Ocean

(b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) Arctic Ocean


27. What is IndoNext which was launched in January, 2005 ?

(a) A new scheme to promote Indian tourism

(b) A new scheme to promote export of Indian handicrafts

(c) An association of the Non-Resident Indians to organize Pravasi Bhartiya Divas every year in India

(d) An alternative trading platform being promoted by the Bombay Stock Exchange and Regional Stock Exchanges.


28. In which one of the following areas did the Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research make significant progress in the year 2005?

(a) Reprocessing the uranium-plutonium mixed carbide fuel of the Fast Breeder test Reactor.

(b) New applications of radioisotopes in metallurgy

(c) A new technology for production of heavy water

(d) A new technology for high level nuclear waste management.


29. Zayed bin Sultan-al-Nahyan was a long serving President of which of the following ?

(a) Oman

(b) Kuwait

(c) United Arab Emirates

(d) Saudi Arabia


30. Which one of the following Indian banks is not a nationalized bank ?

(a) Corporation Bank

(b) Dena Bank

(c) Federal bank

(d) Vijaya Bank

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