GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS PAPER- 1

Set no - "C"
ANSWER KEY 2016

GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS PAPER - 1

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Set no -"C"
ANSWER KEY 2016
Qs.No. Question Correct Answer Set No. Topic Page No.
1 Which of the following statements is/are correct? B II POLITY 68
2 Which of the following is/are the indicator/indicators C V ECONOMY 14
3 There has been a persistent deficit budget year after year C V ECONOMY 241,234,69
4 The establishment of 'Payment Banks' is being allowed in India B VIII ECO SURVEY 9
5 With reference to 'LiFi', recently in the news C - - -
6 The term 'Intended Nationally Determined Contributions' B VII CURR BOOK 1 212
7 Which one of the following is a purpose of 'UDAY' D VIII ECO SURVEY 49
8 With reference to 'IFC Masala Bonds', sometimes seen in the news C V ECONOMY. 206
9 Regarding the taxation system of Krishna Deva C - - -
10 Which one of the following books of ancient India has the love story B III HISTORY 214
11 In the context of which of the following do you sometimes find the terms A V ECONOMY 161
12 Which of the following is/are included in the capital budget of the Government of India D V ECONOMY 57
13 What is/are the importance/importances of the 'United Nations C I WORLD GEO 311
14 Recently, which one of the following currencies has been proposed D V ECONOMY 189
15 With reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee C V ECONOMY 188
16 Rashtriya Garima Abhiyaan' is a national campaign to C - - -
17 With reference to the cultural history of medieval India C III HISTORY 296/203
18 Which of the following best describes the term 'import cover D - - -
19 Consider the following pairs: C I WORLD GEO 16
20 With reference to 'Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons B VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 199
21 With reference to 'Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana B VII CURR BOOK 1 112
22 In which of the following regions of India are you most likely D VI INDIAN GEO 186
23 Which of the following are the key features of 'National Ganga River A VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 85
24 Why does the Government of India promote the use of 'Neem-coated Urea' B VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 19
25 Which of the statements given above A - - -
26 With reference to 'Stand Up India Scheme' C VII CURR BOOK 1 98
27 The FAO accords the status of 'Globally Important B - - -
28 Which of the following is/are tributary/ tributaries of Brahmaputra C VI INDIAN GEO 37
29 The term 'Core Banking Solutions' is sometimes seen in the news A VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 49
30 Terms sometimes seen in the news C I WORLD GEO 310
31 In the context of the developments in Bioinformatics B IV SCIENCE 112
32 'Mission Indradhanush' launched by the Government A VIII INDIA YEAR 68
BOOK
33 Which of the following best describes/ describe the aim of 'Green India Mission' C IX CURR BOOK 2 103
34 With reference to pre-packaged items in India C - - -
35 Project Loon', sometimes seen in the news B IX CURR BOOK 2 178
36 Net metering' is sometimes seen in the news in the A VII CURR BOOK 1 116
37 India's ranking in the 'Ease of Doing Business Index C VII CURR BOOK 1 174
38 Banjaras during the medieval period of Indian history D - - -
39 Who of the following had first deciphered the edicts B III HISTORY 210
40 With reference to the 'Gram Nyayalaya Act', B - - -
41 With reference to the Trans - Pacific Partnership' D VIII ECO SURVEY 17
42 The India- Africa Summit A - - -
43 What is/are the purpose /purposes of the 'Marginal Cost C VII CURR BOOK 1 173
44 What is/are unique about 'Kharai camel' A - - -
45 Recently, our scientists have discovered a new and distinct A - - -
46 Which one of the following is the best description C - - -
47 What is 'Greased Lightning-10 (GL-10)', recently A - - -
48 With reference to 'Initiative for Nutritional Security A/C - - -
49 The 'Swadeshi' and 'Boycott' were adopted as methods A III HISTORY 61
50 With reference to the religious history of India B III HISTORY 207
51 Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) B - - -
52 With reference to an initiative called The Economics C - - -
53 With reference to 'Red Sanders', sometimes seen in the news A - - -
54 Proper design and effective implementation A VII CURR BOOK 1 212
55 What is 'Greenhouse Gas Protocol' A IX CURR BOOK 2 206
56 With reference to 'Financial Stability and development C VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 30
57 With reference to 'Agenda 21', sometimes seen in the news A VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 83
58 Satya Shodhak Samaj organized C III HISTORY 109
59 Viruses can infect D I WORLD GEO 285
60 The term 'Base Erosion and Profit Shifting' B IX CURR BOOK 2 146
61 Recently, India's first 'National Investment and manufacturing A IX CURR BOOK 2 162
62 What is/are the purpose/purposes of 'District Mineral Foundations' B VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 49, 50
63 'SWAYAM', an initiative of the Government D IX CURR BOOK 2 46
64 The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to D III HISTORY 71
65 What is/are common to the two historical places B III HISTORY 230/246
66 With reference to 'Bitcoins', sometimes B - - -
67 Consider the following statements B - - -
68 Gadgil Committee Report' and 'asturirangan Committee Report' D - - -
69 Keshab Chandra Sen is associated with the establishment B III HISTORY 107
70 Which of the following is not a member of 'Gulf Cooperation A VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 45
71 What is/are the purpose / purposes of Government's 'Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme' C VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 28
72 'Belt and Road Initiative' is sometimes mentioned D I WORLD GEO 14
73 Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana is aimed at A VII CURR BOOK 1 152
74 In which of the following regions of India are shale gas D - - -
75 'Global Financial Stability Report' is prepared by the B V ECONOMY 187
76 Regarding 'Atal Pension Yojana', A VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 97
77 The term 'Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership B VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 37
78 On which of the following can you find the Bureau of Energy D I WORLD GEO 319
79 India is an important member of the 'International D VIII INDIA YEAR BOOK 20/193
80 In the context of the history of India B - - -
81 Consider the following statements A VIII ECO SURVEY 63
82 'European Stability Mechanism', sometimes B - - -
83 Which of the following is/are the advantage/advantages C VIII ECO SURVEY 11
84 Regarding 'Digi Locker', sometimes seen in the news C - - -
85 Recently, linking of which of the following rivers was undertaken B - - -
86 In the cities of our country, which among the following atmospheric B VII CURR BOOK 1 206
87 With reference to 'Astrosat', the astronomical observatory D - - -
88 With reference to the economic history of medieval India - - - -
89 With reference to the cultural history of India, the memorizing of chronicles D - - -
90 Recently, for the first time in our country D - - -
91 The Mangalyaan launched by ISRO C - - -
92 What was the main reason for the split in the Indian B III HISTORY 63
93 The plan of Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged that after the Second World War D III HISTORY 92
94 Consider the following pairs C III HISTORY 228
95 The Parliament of India acquires the power to legislate D II POLITY 98
96 Recently, which of the following States has explored the D - - -
possibility
97 With reference to the Agreement at the UNFCCC Meeting B I WORLD GEO 315
98 Consider the following statements B VIII ECO SURVEY 58
99 A recent movie titled The Man Who Knew Infinity is based A - - -
100 Consider the following statements B I WORLD GEO 152
TOTAL QUESTIONS FROM CRACKIAS NOTES 76*
*Approximately 9 Questions which were there in our Mains GS Notes and Prelims Test Papers