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Daily Prelim Quiz 17th October 2018

1)Which of the following was the immediate religious cause of revolt of 1857?

(a) Introduction of Enfield rifle
(b) The legalization of widow remarriage
(c)The abolition of custom of sati
(d)Opening of western education to girls



2)Consider the following statements about writs issued for enforcing fundamental rights.
1. It can be issued by the Judiciary to the Executive.
2. It can be issued by the Judiciary to the Legislators.
3. It can be issued by the Judiciary to the Judiciary.
Choose the correct answer using the codes below:
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above



3)Which of the following are the sources of Methane?

1. Permafrost
2. Landfills
3.Coal mining
4. Rice fields
5. Biomass burning

Select the correct answer using the code
given below:
(a) 1 and 4 only
(b) 2, 3 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 5 only
(d) ALL



4)Consider the following statements:
1. As air gets warmer, its capacity to hold moisture increases, if all other things are constant.
2. The white trail left by jets is due to the condensation of moisture from their engines.
3. Cyclonic rainfall is caused in the meeting of warm and cold air.

Which of these statements is/are true?
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above



5) With reference to the Quartet on the Middle East. Which of the
following statements is/are correct about it?
1. United Nations is one of the members of this quartet.
2. It was formed to mediate the Israeli–Palestinian peace process.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2



6) Which is this disease that Bergenin, a phytochemical extracted
from tender leaves of Shala tree, was found to be useful during its
clinical trails on mice?
A. Malaria
B. Tuberculosis
C. AIDS
D. Diabetes



7) What is INS Tihayu that has been recently commissioned by the
Indian Navy?
A. Fast attack craft
B. Submarine
C. Flight carrier
D. Sailing vessel
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