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Practice Questions - Current Affairs

Weekly Current Affairs Practice

Practice Questions - Current Affairs


1. Consider the following statements regarding Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for Peace, Disarmament, and Development 

  1. This prestigious award, presented by a trust in her name, includes a citation as well as a monetary prize.  
  2. The 2022 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament, and Development was jointly awarded to FAO and WFP  

Select the correct answer using code given below:  

  1. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I 
  2. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I  
  3. Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  
  4. Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

2. Consider the following statements regarding Northeast Monsoon 

  1. El-Nino cause weak Northeast Monsoon  
  2. The Winter Monsoon is a large-scale monsoon phenomenon that primarily impacts the Southern Peninsula and northeast India  
  3. Kerela receive 48% of its rainfall during Northeast Monsoon months  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

3. With reference to Onattukara sesame consider the following statements 

  1. Onattukara sesame is a GI product from Karnataka  
  2. Onattukara Ellu and its oil are renowned for their distinctive health advantages  

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

4. Consider the following statements regarding Krishnaraja Sagar Dam 

  1. The dam was constructed in 1932 across the Krishna River  
  2. It was constructed by Sir M. Vishweshwaraiah on whose birthday Engineers day is celebrated  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

5. Consider the following statements regarding Argentina 

  1. Argentina, the second-largest country in South America.  
  1. Iguazu Falls, one of the largest waterfall systems in the world, is located in Argentina 
  2. Argentina is a leading player in Lithium production  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

6. Consider the following statements regarding Jamdani Sarees 

  1. Jamdani Sarees are woven prominently in Bangladesh   
  2. The art of creating fine "Parsi Gara" on the loom is synonymous with jamdani  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2   

7. Consider the following statements regarding China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) 

  1. It seeks to enhance connectivity between China's southwestern Yunnan province and the Western Indian Ocean  
  2. The CMEC is envisaged on the lines of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) but is independent from BRI.  
  3. The CMEC involves the development of various infrastructure projects, including transportation, energy, and economic zones  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

8. With reference to World Coal Association consider the following statements 

  1. World Coal Association is a specialised agency of UN for sustainable utilisation of coal  
  2. The World Coal Association (WCA) is an international non-profit organization headquartered in London, UK  

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

9. Consider the following statements  

  1. New Development Bank has been set up by APEC  
  2. The headquarters of the New Development Bank is in Shanghai  

Select the correct answer using code given below:  

  1. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I 
  2. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I  
  3. Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  
  4. Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

10..Consider the following statements   

  1. The weightage of food in Consumer Price Index (CPI) is higher than that in Wholesale Price Index (WPI)  
  1. The WPI does not capture changes in the prices of services, which CPI does 
  2. Reserve Bank of India has now adopted WPI as its key measure of inflation and to decide on changing the key policy rates  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

11.Consider the following statements regarding Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)  

  1. Established as a statutory body under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment  
  2. The provisions of the Hague Convention specifically pertain to children under the age of 18  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

12. With reference to The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) consider the following statements 

  1. OECD members endorse protectionism viz-a viz free-market economic principles  
  2. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is coordinated by the OECD  

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

13. Consider the following statements   

  1. The ‘Common Carbon Metric’, supported by UNEP, has been developed for assessing the carbon footprint of building operations around the world  
  2. Emissions Gap Report is released by IQ Air  

Select the correct answer using code given below:  

  1. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I 
  2. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I  
  3. Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  
  4. Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

14.Consider the following statements regarding Tantalum  

  1. Tantalum is highly corrosive and dense  
  2. Pure tantalum is ductile, allowing it to be elongated into thin wires without fracturing 
  3. 3   Tantalum cannot be used in electronic industry due to its low melting point  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

15. Consider the following statements regarding Sea Buckthorn 

  1. Sea buckthorn is a shrub known for yielding orange-yellow edible berries.  
  2. Recently Uttarakhand has obtained its fourth Geographical Indication (GI) tag, for the "Ladakh Sea Buckthorn."  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

16. Consider the following statements regarding Civil Aviation  

  1. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) operates as an independent office under Ministry of External Affairs  
  2. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1944  
  3. The DGCA is headquartered in Mumbai  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

17. With reference to Kadalundi mudflat consider the following statements 

  1. Kadalundi mudflat are located in the state of Karnataka  
  2. These mudflats play a crucial role in the ecosystem by offering essential prey, including polychaetes and crustaceans  

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

18. Consider the following statements regarding The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 

  1. FCRA rules 2022 expanding the number of compoundable offences from 7 to 25  
  2. Under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act renewal of NGOs registration is valid for 15 years  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

19. Consider the following statements regarding The Enforcement Directorate (ED) 

  1. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is a financial investigation agency in India, operating under the Ministry of Commerce.  
  2. ED is empowered to enforce the Prevention of Money Laundering Act  
  3. ED’s jurisdiction covers all of India except Jammu and Kashmir and Nagaland  

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

  1. Only one 
  2. Only two  
  3. All three  
  4. None 

20. With reference to LVM3 consider the following statements 

  1. LVM-3 is a three-stage launch vehicle with cryogenic uppermost stage  
  2. The PSLV is known for its reliability and can carry up to 6 tonnes to Low Earth Orbit  

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?  

  1. 1 only  
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2  
  4. Neither 1 nor 2  

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