Prelims 1234

Defence Research and Development Organisation has recently developed ‘Muntra’. Which refers to which of the following? A. An anti-missile tank B. A radar C. A surveillance system D. An unmanned tank. Explanation : Muntra is the unmanned tank, has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. It … Continue reading Prelims 1234

PRELIMS-1

Consider the following statements: 1. Decomposition of dead material and formation of complex organic matter is called humification. 2. Break down of organic matter and subsequent release of nutrients into the soil is called mineralization. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. … Continue reading PRELIMS-1

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)

What is the aim of the programme 'PMGDISHA'? (a) A programme for empowerment of rural destitute women by providing them source of livelihood. (b) To make 6 Crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019. (c) It aims to provide Digital education to the rural children in the age group of 7 14 years through … Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY): 1. It intends to recognize the knowledge acquired and skills equipped by the participants through certification. 2. Persons from both organized and unorganized sectors can join the scheme. 3. It is being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. Which of the statements … Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Brief about Bio-fortification

Consider the following statements 1.     Biofortification is the process by which the nutritional quality of food crops is improved through agronomic practices, conventional plant breeding, or modern biotechnology. 2.     Conventional fortification differs from Biofortification in that conventional fortification aims to increase nutrient levels in crops during plant growth rather than through manual means during processing … Continue reading Brief about Bio-fortification

Q33. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Tawarikh?

1. These are the “histories”, written in Persian language. 2. The authors of Tawarikh were learned men who were secretaries, administrators, poets and courtiers. 3. These authors advised rulers on the need to preserve an “ideal” social order based on birth right and gender distinctions. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A. … Continue reading Q33. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Tawarikh?

Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha:

1. He prorogues the House in the absence of quorum. 2. He presides over a joint sitting of the Houses, addressed by the President. 3. He decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not and his decision in this regard is final. 4. He never votes in the House, to maintain his impartiality. … Continue reading Q32. Consider the following statements regarding the Speaker of the Lok Sabha: