1. Which country recently lifted the ban on female drivers?
a) Saudi Arabia
2. When is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed every year?
a) 23 June
b) 24 June
c) 25 June
d) 26 June
3. What is the definition of sex ratio?
a) Number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children
b) Number of women per 1000 men
c) Number of women per 100000 men
d) Number of men per 1000 women
4. Which committee was constituted by the Union Government to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country?
a) K S Mehta committee
b) E Sreedharan committee
c) Sushil Mehta committee
d) Baba Kalyani committee
5. What is the type of Indian economy?
6. Who was the author of the Book 'Planned Economy of India'?
a) M. Visvesvaraya
b) Dada Bhai Nairobi
c) Bhim Rao Ambedkar
d) Jawaharlal Nehru
7. In Human beings the process of digestion of food begins in:
b) Food Pipe
d) Small Intestine
8. The solution of one of the following compounds will conduct electricity. This compound is:
9. Which of the following organism have parasitic mode of nutrition?
1. Answer: a)
Explanation: In a first, women across Saudi Arabia were legally allowed to drive for the first time since 1957 on June 24, 2018, thus, ending the world’s last ban on female drivers which was seen as a symbol of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
2. Answer: d)
Explanation: The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed across the globe on June 26, 2018 with an aim to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The theme of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 was "Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe".
3. Answer: b)
Explanation: The sex ratio means the number of females per 1000 males. According to the 2011 census, India's sex ratio is 943 females per 1,000 males. The highest sex ratio in the whole India is in Kerala.
4. Answer: b)
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal of setting up of a committee to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country. The committee will be headed by E Sreedharan, who is also known as the ‘Metro Man’.
5. Answer: d)
Explanation: The planners of Indian Economy adopted the concept of mixed economy. A mixed economy consists of private and public sectors.
6. Answer: a)
Explanation: Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, was Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. He received India's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955.He wrote a book "Planned Economy for India" in 1934.
7. Answer: c)
Explanation: Digestion of food starts as soon as we put food in our mouth. The mouth cavity contains teeth, tongue and salivary glands. The teeth cut the food into small pieces, chew and grind it. The teeth help in physical digestion. The salivary glands help in chemical digestion by secreting enzymes.
8. Answer: c)
9. Answer: b)
Explanation: In parasitic nutrition organism derives its food from the body of another living organism called host without killing it. Parasitic mode of nutrition is observed in several fungi, bacteria, few plants like Cucuta and some animals like Plasmodium and round worms. Plasmodium causes malarial disease.