Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 13 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) which are used in India, consider the following statements It has an advantage of higher Plutonium yield, for the second stage fuel They are used only at Kaiga and Kalpakkam in India These reactors need enriched uranium as fuel Which of the statements …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 12 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to NABARD  and its various development initiatives , consider the following statements NABARD is the National Implementation Entity for the overall management of the projects and programmes financed by the Adaptation Fund  under UNFCC Rural Innovation Fund (RIF), an initiative of NABARD is a fund designed to support innovative, …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 10 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 , consider the following statements FCRA 2010 is a national security legislation to consolidate the law to regulate the acceptance and utilization of Foreign Contribution (FC) One of its objectives is to increase transparency and accountability of NGO sector for prevention of …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 9 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), consider the following statements The RKSK programme defines an adolescent as a person within 10-19 years of age, in urban and rural areas, includes both girls and boys This program addresses all health needs of adolescents except conditions such as mental …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 8 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to  Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares (PNCPS), consider the following statements These are  type of preferred stock that has no maturity date Recently union cabinet agreed to convert these shares held by India in various public sector banks into equities Converting them to equity ensures adequate Tier-I capital in public …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 7 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. Which of the following industries is not part of Eight Core industries under Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in India? Cement production Steel production  Automobiles Production Fertilizer production The Natural Gas production Cotton and Sugar Industry Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a. 1, 3  and …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 6 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to  provision of allowing a candidate to contest from multiple seats in Indian elections, consider the following statements It  has been made possible by an amendment to the Constitution of India Under section 70 of the Representation of the People Act a candidate can not hold …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 5 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to Tablighi Jamaat movement, consider the following statements It  came forth as an offshoot of the Deobandi movement. Largest number of followers of this movement are in Saudi Arabia It has a following of large number of Shia Muslims Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect? a. …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 2 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to the Rakhigarhi, a harappan Site, consider the following statements It is the site of the largest known city of the Indus Valley civilization,  larger than ancient Harappa and Mohenjodaro sites Hakra Ware, which is found in mature Harappan sites, is conspicuously absent in Rakhigarhi Which of the statements given above …

Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 1 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to the Central Water Commission, consider the following statements It undertakes construction work of any river valley development scheme on behalf of the Government of India or State Government concerned It advises the Government of India with regard to all matters relating to the Inter-State water …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 30 April 2014 Today’s Questions 1. Consider the following statements The R.C.Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security is being established at Bangalore with the help of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Cryptology, a branch of mathematics is the study of codes, or the art of writing and solving them  Kerckhoffs’s principle is a cryptology …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 29 April 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to   Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS), consider the following statements ISRO Navigation Centre (INC) at Byalalu, is the nerve center of the IRNSS Ground Segment. All of its seven Satellites will be placed in the Geostationary Equatorial orbit The navigation software for IRNSS is being developed with the …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 28 April 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to Nirbhaya Fund, consider the following statements This fund has been established to provide rehabilitation and legal aid to rape victims The proposal include setting up of a unified system at the National Level (National Vehicle Security and Tracking System) and State level (City Command and Control …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 26 April 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to deep sea mining, consider the following statements Sulfide deposits which are found near hydrothermal vents are rich in Iron, Manganese and Aluminium ores Polymetallic nodules, which are rich in zinc, silver and gold deposits are found in abyssal plains of oceans Till today no company has …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES Today’s Questions 1. With reference to Electronic Voting Machine, consider the following statements A new section 61A was inserted through an amendment in the Representation of the People Act, 1951 empowering the Commission to use voting machines. Program which controls the functioning of the control unit is burnt into a micro chip on a “one …