Weekly Current Affair Quiz(16-auagust-2021 to 21-august-2021)

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding e-RUPI:

1.It is a contactless mode of digital transaction.

2.It will make Direct Benefit Transfer more effective.

3.It will prevent leakage and make the system more transparent.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q2. Read the following statements:

1.Cassini Huygens was NASA's mission to Saturn.

2.Methane and dihydrogen gases have recently been detected by this spacecraft only on Saturn.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q3. Read the following statements regarding e-VIDYA:

1.This program is announced for the top 10 universities of the country along with schools.

2.Consist of ‘Diksha’ involving e-content and QR-coded energized book for all the classes.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q4. Read the following statements about Agni-P:

1.Agni-P is a new generation advanced variant of the Agni class missile.

2.It is a canister-based missile.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

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Q5. Which one of the following is correct about Raja Parba? 

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Q6. Read the following statements about Nok Culture:

1.This culture was developed in Central Nigeria.

2.The Nok Culture is known for its terracotta sculptures.

3.Their farming tools were primarily made of hard stone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q7. Which of the following steps have been taken by the government to promote fuel efficiency in the automobile sector?

1.BSVI norms implementation

2.Tyre rating program

3.Blending with ethanol

4.Cafe norms

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana:

1.It was launched in May 2016, to reduce the serious health hazards associated with domestic cooking.

2.A deposit-free LPG connection is given to the eligible household with the financial assistance of Rs 1,600 per connection.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements about SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) India Index 2020-21:

1.It tracks the progress of all states and UTs on 17 Goals and 34 indicators.

2.The SDG India Index scores range between 0–100.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q10. Consider the following statements about Commission for Air Quality Management:

1.It monitors the air quality in the Delhi-NCR region.

2.The Supreme Court monitors air pollution as per the judgment in ‘M. C. Mehta vs Union of India’ case in 1988.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements:

1.Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) has included the age group 18 to 70 years with a bank account.

2.PMSBY is the Finance Ministry’s accident insurance scheme.

3.The scheme would be offered by Public Sector General Insurance Companies.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statements about Constitution 127th Amendment Bill, 2021:

1.The Bill seeks to restore the power of state governments to identify Other Backward Classes.

2.The President can not notify the list of socially and educationally backward classes for the central government.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q13. The word “DABUS” was recently seen in the news, it is_

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Q14. Consider the following statements about the Mid-Day meal scheme:

1.The Scheme comes under the Ministry of HRD.

2.It was launched in 1995 as the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q15. Recently, the Union government has given the nod for the opening of two new Strategic Petroleum Reserves in PPP mode. They are located at_

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Q16. Operation Greens, often seen in news is associated with which one of the following?

  1. Generation of green energy via rooftop solar power plants

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Q17. Which of the following statements is/are the part of warnings recently published in the 6th Assessment report of IPCC?

1.Earth will certainly breach the limit of 1.5 degree centigrade and now only damage control can be done.

2.Green plants have absorbed more than 95% of the excess heat from greenhouse gas emissions.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q18. Read the following statements regarding Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):

1.IPCC is an inter-governmental body under the aegis of the UN.

2.Its membership is open to WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) member countries.

3.IPCC received the Nobel Peace prize in 2007 for its contribution to understanding climate change.

Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q19. Recently, Earth Overshoot Day was observed on 29th July 2021. In this regard which one of the following options is incorrect?

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Q20. Consider the following statements regarding Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana:

1.It was started in 2019, on the birth anniversary of Jai Prakash Narayan.

2.Currently, each MP has to develop one village per year by 2024.

3.It is being implemented under the Ministry of Rural Development.

Which of the above statements are correct?

Weekly Current Affair Quiz(09/August/2021 To 14/August/2021)

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Periyar Tiger Reserve:

1.It falls in the districts of Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala.

2.It was declared as a sanctuary in 1950.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q2. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the International Labour Organisation?

1.It was founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations.

2.It was a result of the Treaty of Washington.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider following statements about Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) 2019-20:

1.There is a decline in the unemployment rate.

2.There is an increase in the labour force participation rate and worker population ratio.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements about DNA Technology Regulation Bill 2019:

1.There must be consent for the collection of DNA as per provisions of the Bill.

2.There will be the establishment of a National DNA Data Bank, Regional DNA Data Banks and also a DNA regulatory board.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding the estimation of Poverty in India:

1.The first-ever Poverty estimation was done by Dadabhai Naoroji in 1901.

2. V. M. Dandekar and N. Rath committee made recommendations based on the total annual income of the whole family.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q6. Which of the following ministries is associated with the recently released National climate vulnerability report?

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Q7. Global Climate Risk Index which indicates a level of exposure and vulnerability to extreme events, is published by_

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Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act (GNCTD) 2021:

1.The term “government” in any law made by the Legislative Assembly shall mean the Lieutenant Governor (LG).

2.All executive action by the government of Delhi must be taken in the name of the LG. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding the Chipko Movement_

1.The Chipko movement was a violent form of protest against deforestation by locals in the Himalayan region.

2.The support for the movement came only from the women’s organizations.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q10. Which of the following is correct about the Indian Labour Conference (ILC)?

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Q11. Consider the following statements with respect to Istanbul Convention:

1.It is a Convention on preventing and combating violence against women.

2.India has signed and ratified the Convention.

3.Turkey was the first country to ratify the Convention.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q12. Read the following statements:

1.India has been a permanent member of the Arctic Council since 2013.

2.The ‘Last ice area’, which was recently found to be melting, is located near North Greenland in the Arctic.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q13. Read the following statements:

1.Alwar is one of the centres to be connected with Delhi under the Regional Rapid Transit Service (RRTS).

2.The RRTS project is a joint venture of Indian Railway and Japan Railway.

3.The project is dividing Aravalli biodiversity park into two equal halves.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q14. The Department of Public Enterprises has been merged under which of the following Ministries?

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Q15. Project BOLD is associated with which of the following activities?

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Q16. Read the following statements:

1.UDISE+ report 2019-2020 is associated with school education.

2.It was released by UNESCO.

3.As per the report, the gross enrolment ratio has improved at all levels in India.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q17. Read the following statements:

1.National Centre for Disease Control is a body meant to control non-communicable disease only.

2.It works under the Ministry of Health and Family welfare.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q18. Read the following statements:

1.Core sector output comprises more than 30% weightage in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

2.Electricity, natural gas and iron are a few of the components of the core sector.

3.Generally, electricity generation has maximum weightage in the Index.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q19. India recently assumed the rotating presidency of the UNSC for 2021-22 as a non-permanent member. Which of the following was the predecessor country that handed over the presidency to India?

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Q20. Consider the following places, often seen in the news:

1.Spin Boldak

2.Lashkargah

3.Bagram

In which of the following country, these places located?

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Weekly Current Affairs: Quiz (02/August/2021 to 07/August/2021)

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Q.1  In which of the following places the Government of India, through its Special Purpose Vehicle, Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited (ISPRL), has established petroleum storage facilities?

1. Visakhapatnam

2. Bengaluru

3. Mangaluru

4. Padur 

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q.2 Consider the following statements about United Nations Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation:

1. Survey done by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP).

2. India is the best-performing country when compared to the South and South-West Asia region and Asia Pacific region.

3. India’s overall performance is better than the average score of the EU.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q.3 Consider the following statements regarding Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI):

1. GAVI is an international organisation working towards creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries.

2. GAVI has observer status at the World Health Assembly.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.4 Consider the following statements regarding the Stockholm Convention_

1. The Stockholm Convention is a global treaty to protect human health and environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).

2. Under the Convention, India has completely banned the use of DDT.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.5 Which one of the following is the 40th UNESCO World heritage site belonging to Indus valley civilization? 

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Q.6 Which of the following is/are the properties of Lithium?

1. Under standard conditions, it is one of the lightest metal and the lightest solid element.

2. It is an alkali metal and a rare metal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.7 Consider the following statement regarding Secured Logistics Document Exchange:

1. It will enable generation, storage and interchange of logistics-related documents digitally.

2. It will also provide a complete audit trail of document transfer, faster execution of transactions and lower cost of shipping. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.8 Consider the following statements regarding Model Tenancy Act (MTA), 2021:

1. The Act is piloted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

2. The Act will be applied prospectively and will not affect existing tenancies.

3. The Act seeks to cover urban as well as rural areas. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q.9 The initiative DARPAN, sometimes seen in the news is related to_ 

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Q.10 Consider the following statement regarding Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021:

1. It provides that an offence which is punishable with imprisonment between three to seven years will be cognizable.

2. The amendment Bill proposes that all offences under the Act be tried in children’s court.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.11 Consider the following statements regarding Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana (PDDUUKSY)_

1. The scheme was launched in 2016 to develop human resources in organic farming, natural farming and cow-based economy for environmental sustenance and soil health.

2. It is implemented by the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.12 Who among the following are listed as the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups in Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

1. Jarawa

2. Koraga

3. Sentinelese

4. Onge

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q.13 Consider the following statements regarding Bru or Reang Community:

1. Bru or Reang community is indigenous to Northeast India, living in Tripura, Mizoram, and Assam.

2. They are recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). 

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

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Q.14 Etherium and Tether, sometimes seen in news are_

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Q.15  Consider the following statements regarding indemnity:

1.Once the government of India grants indemnity to the vaccine manufacturer, and if that vaccine has caused death, then any claim of compensation arising from it will have to be met by the vaccine manufacturer.

2. The law on drugs in India can provide indemnity to any kind of new drug or vaccine.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q.16 Which of the following are the benefits of Blockchain Technology?

1. No single point of failure

2. Real-time information processing and verification

3. Reduce the cost and complexity of cross-enterprise business processes

4. Reduced data duplication

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

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Q.17  Consider the following statements regarding Parliamentary Privileges_

1. Parliamentary Privileges are certain rights and immunities enjoyed by members of Parliament, individually and collectively, so that they can “effectively discharge their functions”.

2. Parliamentary privileges as specified exclusively in the Constitution only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.18 Consider the following statements:

1. The Olive Ridley Turtle is listed as Critically Endangered under the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red list.

2.All five species of sea turtles found in India are included in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

3. Olive Ridley Turtles mass nesting is called arribada.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q.19 Which of the following has/have been accorded ‘Geographical Indication’ status?

1. Jardalu mango

2. Hapus mango

3. Laxman Bhog mango

4. Banaganapalle mango

5. Appemidi mango

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

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Q.20  Consider the following statements with respect to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF):

1. It ranks higher educational institutions across India.

2. 90% of the parameters in NIRF are completely objective and fact-based, while only 10% is based on the subjective parameter of perception by academic peers and employers.

Which of the given statements is/are incorrect?