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The 10 PM Daily Quiz – 30 May, 2016

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Hi Friends,

Starting Monday, March 28, 2016 We are taking up a new initiatives for Prelims 2016 . We will be posting a 7-10 Questions Quiz based on 9 PM Brief, on a daily basis.

The purpose of these is to enable practise on a daily level for you to prepare Current Affairs for Civil Services Prelims Examination. This questions will be moderate level and it is expected of you solve these questions with decent overview of 9 PM Brief

Please type your answers in the comments below .

Note : Answers to the quiz will be posted one day later.


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Industrial Policy Resolution 1956

1.It  classified industries into two categories with respect to the role played by the State.

  1. It placed certain restrictions on undertakings belonging to large industrial houses, defined on the basis of assets exceeding Rs 350 mn.

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


Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)

  1. Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs)  are  classified into ‘strategic’ and ‘non-strategic’ industries.
  2. Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) can be classified as Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs), Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and Public Sector Banks (PSBs).

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


Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Geo-targeted advertising

  1. Geo targeting in geomarketing and internet marketing is the method of determining the geolocation of a website visitor and delivering different content to that visitor based on his or her location, such as country, region/state, city, metro code/zip code, organization, IP address, ISP or other criteria.
  2. It can also be done via television channels.

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


Q.4) Consider the following statements Cloud computing

  1. Cloud computing is a type of computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personald evices to handle applications.
  2. In cloud computing, the word cloud (also phrased as “the cloud”) is used as a metaphor for “the Internet”.

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


Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding train Talgo:

  1. Recently trial of Spanish train Talgo, the lighter and faster vehicle whose speed goes up to 115 km per hour, was conducted between Bareilly and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.
  2. Talgo’s lighter trains consume 30 per cent less energy.
  3. The Talgo train coaches are lightweight and designed in a way that it can run on curves without decelerating the speed.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) All of the above


Q.6) Consider the following statements 66 digital vans:

  1. 66 digital vans is a new government campaign, in which vans will be equipped with Internet and audio-visual facilities and will go to 657 districts by March 2017 to increase awareness about various e-governance services in rural and semi-urban areas.
  2. State governments, along with the Department of Posts, Department of Telecommunications (BSNL) and CSC-SPV, will play an active role in the execution of this campaign.
  3. A district level committee, headed by the District Collector, will foresee its ground level execution to ensure that the maximum benefit is generated out of this campaign.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) All of the above


Q.7) Consider the statements regarding ASHA:

  1. Accredited Social Health Activist ASHAs have been engaged under the National Rural Health Mission
  2. Function of an ASHA is to establish a link between the community and the health system.
  3. ASHA is the first port of call for any health related demands of deprived sections of the population, especially women and children, who find it difficult to access health services in rural areas.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) All of the above

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