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Question bank : Multiple Choice based Questions for Prelims

edited January 2014 in Miscellaneous
Q1) Which of the following statement is correct?

1) Dengue is spread by Aedes Aegypti.
2) Chikangunya & Japaneese Encephalitis are spread by Aedes Aegypti.
3) Dengue & Chikangunya are spread by Aedes Aegypti.
4) Dengue, Chikangunya & Japaneese Encephalitis are spread by Aedes Aegypti.
5) Japaneese Encephalitis is spread by Aedes Aegypti.


  • 3rd option
    japanese encephalitis is spread by culex
  • edited December 2012

    Q2) Which of the following statements are correct?

    1) In filariasis, a mosquito can pick up the infection from one human and transmit the infection to another human.

    2) In Japanese Encephalitis, a mosquito can pick up the infection from one human but cannot transmit the infection to another human.

    A) 1 only.
    B) 2 only.
    C) Both.
    D) None.
  • i think it is (a),but i am not sure.
  • edited December 2012
  • thanx for the link
  • edited December 2012
    Q3) Rare Earth Metals are used in?

    1. Automobile industry.
    2. Manufacturing of Camera lens.
    3. LED, Computer Displays.
    4. Wind turbines.
    5. Jet aircraft engines.

    A) 1, 3 & 5.
    B) 2 & 4.
    C) 1, 2, 3 & 5.
    D) All of the above.

    Note: Please support your answers with proper references for the benefit of all. (Links/Sources)
  • edited December 2012

    Q4) Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. Indian Rare Earth Minerals is the only company that mines rare earths in India.
    2. India imports all its rare earth requirements from China.

    A) 1 only.
    B) 2 only.
    C) Both.
    D) None.
  • edited December 2012

    Sir, your choice based questions are really great and thought-provoking.

    These questions are really helpful.

    Please keep posting this kind of stuff. Thanks once again.
  • edited December 2012
    @Sheen Thank you. I will post whenever i find something worth posting.

    Please don't call me 'sir' I am also an aspirant like you! :O
  • edited December 2012
    Q5) Who are entitled for the Aadhar Number?

    A) Every Citizen of India.
    B) Every Resident of India.
    C) Every Citizen of India resident in India.
    D) Citizens of India above age 18.
  • A) I think.

    The UIDAI website says this: Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI can enrol for Aadhaar.

    The 'verification process' verifies whether one is a citizen. Here's a list of documents which are accepted: http://uidai.gov.in/images/FrontPageUpdates/valid_documents_list.pdf
    Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of ïrony
  • b every resident.
    Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
  • @asg Good approach. :). Need not be a citizen, I can get UID number by using passport as my verification document. Passport can be of any nation. But must be valid.

    @Anurag_Sinha you are right.
  • http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/adityapaliwal34-1214752-uid-1/

    this is short presentation on adhaar
    have a look (quite informative) :P
    Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
  • edited December 2012
    Q6) The NGT ( National Green Tribunal) has jurisdiction to hear appeals against Forest Clearances given to projects by:

    1. MoEF.
    2. State Govt.
    3. Authorities under Forest Conservation Act 1980

    A) 2 & 3
    B) 2 only
    C) 1, 2 & 3
    D) 3 only
  • @Partho 'Passport can be of any nation' sounds dubious. I think it is implicit that it is an Indian passport.

    I think the very purpose of Aadhar is to help identify Indian citizens (and ensure that illegal immigrants/Bangladeshis etc. do not take benefit of govt. welfare schemes)
    Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of ïrony
  • edited December 2012
    @asg This is not just about entitlements from the government. There are KYC requirements for opening a bank account where UID can help. And non-citizen residents can also open accounts.

    To distinguish between a citizen and a resident is not an easy process. It is best done by other departments, like the Home Ministry. It would greatly slow down Aadhaar if they had to do it.

    Citizen - Resident debate was a sticking issue for the rejection of UIDAI bill. See below.

    See point number 3 in the table on this UIDAI website

    Also see the last para of this article written by Bibek Debroy.
  • Ah! Good to know. Thanks @Partho

    I always thought that it was only for Indians. Can't wrap my head around the wisdom in having it for non-citizens as well..
    Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of ïrony
  • @asg you are not alone, even i had this misconception, Got it cleared yesterday only! & i am sure there will be many more like us. :P

    Note @all Q6) Still unanswered.
  • edited December 2012

    I think answer of Q.6 is A.

    As it is clearly mentioned in Clause (e) of the apellate jurisdiction of NGT act,2010.

    I will write down here clause (e):

    National Green Tribunal to have apellate jurisdiction on:
    (e) an order or decision made, on or after
    the commencement of the National
    Green Tribunal Act, 2010, by the state
    Government or other authority under
    section 2 of the forest (Conservation) Act,
    1980 (69 of 1980);
  • @sheen Right! you actually went through the NGT document??
  • edited December 2012
    @sheen Right! you actually went through the NGT document??
    I knew the answer. But to make it more reasonable ,I added the clause as-it-is so that all other readers also can get broad idea.

    Actually, I have notes of NGT with me that I prepared some times ago and so I quoted the clause from it.
    Thanks for such a beautiful question. It made me revise my NGT notes.

  • edited December 2012
    @sheen Good!

    I request all the members of this forum to contribute in this discussion, we can make a question bank here. :) Frame your own questions (Multiple choice based, with options) on topics that you think are relevant for CSE 2013 and we can discuss it here.
  • edited December 2012
    Consider the following statements:
    1. The salary of the high court judges is charged from Consolidated fund of India
    2. ONLY advocates-on-record can file a document in supreme court.
    3. Indian constitution has an article mentioning Solicitor general.

    Which of the above statement/s is/are correct ?
    A. 1 and 2
    B. Only 2
    C. Only 1
    D. 2 and 3
  • edited December 2012


    Correct answer is B.

    The salary of the high court judges is NOT charged from Consolidated fund of India but from Consolidated fund of State.
  • @sheen
    I stand corrected
    thanks for the question
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