IAS Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 11 - 13 of 200

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Question number: 11

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Regarding DigiLocker, sometimes seen in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It is a digital locker system offered by the Government under Digital India Programme.
  2. It allows you to access your e-documents irrespective of your physical location.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 only

b.

1 and 2

c.

Neither 1 nor 2

d.

1 only

Question number: 12

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

What is ‘Greenhouse Gas Protocol’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It is an international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify and manage greenhouse gas emissions

b.

It is one of the multilateral REDD + initiatives hosted by the World Bank

c.

It is an inter-governmental agreement ratified by all the member countries of the United Nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to specified levels by the year 2022

d.

It is an initiative of the United Nations to offer financial incentives to developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adopt eco-friendly technologies

Question number: 13

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

There has been a persistent deficit budget year after year. Which action/actions of the following can be taken by the Government to reduce the deficit?

1. Reducing revenue expenditure

2. Introducing new welfare schemes

3. Rationalizing subsidies

4. Reducing import duty

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 3 only

b.

2 and 3 only

c.

1 only

d.

1, 2, 3 and 4

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