MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Defence

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Defence

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding military exercise of India:

Military ExerciseName of Country
1SimbexSingapore
2SlinexSri Lanka
3VarunaRussia
4KonkanUK

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1, 2 & 3 only
b) 1 & 4 only
c) All are correct
d) 1, 2 & 4 only

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding aircrafts:

Name of AircraftCountry from which procured
1AN 32USSR (Now Ukraine)
2PilatusSwitzerland
3MicrolightSlovenia

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q3. Which of following is an indigenous aircraft:

  1. LCA Tejas
  2. Mirage
  3. C-130J
  4. Rafale
  5. Mig 29

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 1 & 5 only
c) 5 only
d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding National Cadet Corps:

  1. The National Cadet Corps (NCC) was established under the NCC Act, 1948 to provide the youth of the country opportunities for all round development with a sense of commitment, dedication, self-discipline and moral values.
  2. The motto of NCC is ‘Unity and Discipline’.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL):

  1. It is a Maharatna Company and a premier aeronautical complex of South Asia.
  2. It is involved in co-development of Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) and Multi-role Transport Aircraft with Russian Partners.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding dock/shipyards:

Dock/ShipyardLocation
1Hindustan Shipyard LimitedVishakapatnam
2Garden Reach Shipbuilders & EngineersKolkata
3Mazagon dock LimitedMumbai

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q7. Consider the following Statements regarding Bharat Dynamics Limited:

  1. It is a pioneer in the manufacture of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles.
  2. Recently, BDL has achieved a milestone of producing the wholly indigenous Surface-to-Air Missile – Akash for the Indian Armed Forces.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q8. Which organisation/company based at Hyderabad has the main objective of providing
the nation self-reliance in strategic materials:

a) Mishradhatu Nigam Ltd.
b) Bharat Dynamics Limited
c) BEML
d) Bharat Electronic Limited.

Q9. Consider the following Statements regarding Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO):

  1. It is the research and development arm of the Ministry of Science & Technology.
  2. It was created in 1958 by merging the units of Defence Science Organisation.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q10. OROP implies that uniform pension be paid to the Defence Force Personnel retiring

a)  in the same rank with the different length of service, regardless of their date of retirement.
b)  in the same rank with the same length of service, regardless of their date of retirement.
c)  in the different rank with the same length of service, regardless of their date of retirement.
d)  in the different rank with the different length of service, regardless of their date of retirement.

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1dVaruna is with France
2c
3a
4c
5bIt is a Navratna Company
6c
7c
8a
9bIt is the research and development arm of the Ministry of Defence.
10b

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