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Practice Questions - Current Affairs

Weekly Current Affairs Practice

Practice Questions - Current Affairs


Q 1. Consider the following statements: 

1. Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act (FCA), 2023 allows for the diversion of forest land. 

2. Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006 recognizes traditional forest rights in unclassed forests only. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

(a) 1 only 

(b) 2 only 

(c) Both 1 and 2 

(d) Neither 1 nor 2  

Q 2. Consider the following statements: 

1. The Nataraja form of Shiva, as a cosmic dancer, became iconic under the Palas 

2. Shiva’s Nataraja form is also present in Uma Maheswarar Temple in Konerirajapuram  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

(a) 1 only 

(b) 2 only 

(c) Both 1 and 2 

(d) Neither 1 nor 2  

Q 3. Consider the following statements: 

1. ASEAN was established in 1987 with the signing of the Bangkok Declaration. 

2. It initially consisted of four member states Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. 

3. The chairmanship of the ASEAN Summit and Ministerial Conferences has rotated annually in alphabetical order between member states. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None  

Q 4. Consider the following statements  

Statement-I: UPI is a system that powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application merging several banking features. 

Statement-II: The latest offerings by NPCI encompass a credit line on UPI a conversational payment mode known as Hello UPI. 

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements? 

(a) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is the correct explanation for Statement- I 

(b) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I.  

(c) Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  

(d) Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

Q 5. Consider the following statements: 

1. Siang river originates at Angsi Glacier in western Tibet southeast of Mount Kailash 

2. It is the longest river in Tibet and the fifth longest in China. 

3. Its shortest tributary is the Nyang River. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

 

Q 6. Consider the following rivers: 

1. Dikrong 

2. Desang 

3. Dhansiri 

4. Kulsi 

How many of the given rivers are the tributary of Siang river? 

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) Only three 

(d) All four  

Q 7. Consider the following statements  

Statement-I: According to the Global E-waste Monitor 2020, India is the third-largest e-waste generator in the world after China and the USA. 

Statement-II: The volume of e-waste in India has witnessed a significant surge to 1.6 million tonnes in 2021-22. 

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements? 

(a) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is the correct explanation for Statement- I 

(b) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I.  

(c) Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  

(d) Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

Q 8. World food price Index has been released by which of the following organisation? 

(a) World Bank 

(b) Food and Agriculture Organisation 

(c) International Food Policy Research Institute 

(d) World Economic Forum 

Q 9. Consider the following statements: 

1. Self-Regulatory Organisation (SRO) is a non-governmental organization that sets and enforces industry rules to protect customers 

2. Department of Consumer affairs will be authority of issuing letters of recognition to Self-Regulatory Organisation 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

(a) 1 only 

(b) 2 only 

(c) Both 1 and 2 

(d) Neither 1 nor 2 

Q 10. Consider the following statements: 

1. Consumers can verify the authenticity of hallmarked items using the ‘verify HUID’ feature in the BIS Care app. 

2. Hallmarking is applicable for gold and for silver since year 2000. 

3. In India only gold and silver have been brought under the purview of Hallmarking. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

Q 11. Consider the following statements: 

1. The Sambar is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. 

2. They are quite elusive and are most active at dusk and at night. 

3. Sambar deer is listed as endangered in IUCN red list. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

Q 12. Consider the following statements: 

1. Cauvery Wildlife Sanctury is extended over three states Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. 

2. Cauvery Wildlife sanctuary is a vital link between Bannerghatta National Park in and Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve. 

3. Cauvery Wildlife sanctuary area is drained by three rivers, namely, Cauvery, Arkavathi and Shimsha. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

Q 13. Consider the following countires: 

1. UAE 

2. Saudi Arabia 

3. France  

4. Italy  

5. Germany 

India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor include how many of the above given countries? 

(a) Only two 

(b) Only three 

(c) Only four 

(d) All Five 

Q 14. Consider the following statements  

Statement-I: Moodbidri, located in the Dakshina Tamil district of Tamil Nadu. 

Statement-II: The name "Moodbidri" is derived from the presence of abundant bamboo in the area during ancient time. 

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements? 

(a) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is the correct explanation for Statement- I 

(b) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement- II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I.  

(c) Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect  

(d) Statement-I is incorrect but Statement-II is correct 

Q 15. Consider the following pairs: 

           Faults                               Movement Direction 

1. Dip Faults                   movement is against the direction of the dip plane 

2. Strike-Slip Faults        movement is horizontal along the fault plane  

3. Oblique-Slip Faults     Movement occurs in two directions 

How many of the above pairs are correctly matched?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three 

(d) None 

Q 16. Which of the following is/are the component of Ayushman Bhav Campaign? 

1. Ayushman Apke Dwar  

2. Ayushman Mela 

3. Ayushman Sabha 

4. Ayushman Gram Panchayat’ 

Select the correct answer using the code given below: 

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only 

(b) 2 and 3 only 

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only 

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 

Q 17. Consider the following statements:  

1. National e-Vidhan Application primary objective is to facilitate the transition of all State Legislatures into a paperless environment. 

2. The Nodal Ministry overseeing the NeVA initiative is the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

(a) 1 only 

(b) 2 only 

(c) Both 1 and 2 

(d) Neither 1 nor 2 

Q 18. Harami Nala was recently mentioned in the news, it is located in: 

(a) Rajasthan 

(b) Haryana 

(c) Gujarat 

(d) Maharashtra 

Q 19. Consider the following statements: 

1. Araku Valley Arabica coffee is grown in  Eastern Ghats hilly tracks of Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha region. 

2. Farmers grow coffee without the use of machines and chemicals. 

3. Araku Coffee is often referred to as "India's answer to Blue Mountain coffee" 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

Q 20 Consider the following statements: 

1. Sago, derived from raw tapiocas, is in the form of small hard globules or pearls and is pearl white in color. 

2. Tapioca is a major horticulture crop cultivated in Rajasthan producing 60 lakh tonnes of the crop. 

3. Sago is manufactured from the wet starch powder crushed from tapioca roots. 

How many of the statements given above are correct?  

(a) Only one  

(b) Only two  

(c) All three  

(d) None 

 

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