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Practice Questions - Current Affairs 17-06-2023

Weekly Current Affairs Practice

Practice Questions - Current Affairs 17-06-2023


Q 1. Which of the following can be the pathways for toxic chemicals to accumulate in recycled plastic?

  1. Direct contamination from toxic chemicals in virgin plastic.
  2. Substances like plastic containers for pesticides entering the recycling chain.
  3. Heating process during recycling.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

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

Q 2. Which of the following can be the implications of Lower Productivity of Lok Sabha?

Delayed Legislation

  1. Lack of Accountability and Oversight
  2. Diminished Public Trust
  3. It can hamper investment
  4. Implications of Lower Productivity of Lok Sabha

How many of the statements given above are correct?

  1. Only one
  2. Only two
  3. Only three
  4. All four

Q 3. With reference to the Kerala Fibre Optical Network (KFON), consider the following statements:

  1. KFON is high-speed broadband internet access to all households and government offices.
  2. It is an optical fibre cable network spanning 100,000 kms.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

Q 4. Which of the following countries shares their land border with Serbia?

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Croatia
  3. Hungary

How many of the countries given above are correct?

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

Q 5. Danube River flows through which of the following countries?

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Russia
  3. Moldova
  4. Ukraine

How many of the countries given above are correct?

  1. Only one
  2. Only two
  3. Only three
  4. All four

Q 6. Which of the following country in Balkan region was recently mentioned in the news due to ethnic conflicts?

  1. Serbia
  2. Albania
  3. Greece
  4. Romania

Q 7. Consider the following statements

Statement-I: Kosovo is a small landlocked region that lies to Serbia’s southwest, sharing borders with North Macedonia, Albania, and Montenegro.

Statement-II: It is located between the Mediterranean Sea and mountainous regions of Southeast Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula.

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

  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

Q 8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Dimethyl Ether is a renewable alternative to conventional fuels and can be produced domestically, reducing dependence on imported crude oil.
  2. The DME-fuelled engine exhibits higher brake thermal efficiency.

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

Q 9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Urban Co-Operative Banks are registered under the provisions of the or the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002.
  2. Urban Co-Operative Banks are regulated by the Registrar of Cooperatives and also by the RBI.
  3. Reserve Bank regulates and supervises the banking functions of UCBs under the provisions of Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

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

Q 10. Consider the following statements about Urban Cooperative Banks:

  1. UCB registered under the State Cooperative Societies Act are regulated and supervised by the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (RCS) of the State concerned.
  2. UCB which are set up under the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002 are regulated by the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies (CRCS).

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

Q 11. Consider the following statements

Statement-I: Urban Cooperatives Banks (UCBs) are now allowed to open new branches without prior approval from the RBI

Statement-II: UCBs are not required to adhere with the Financially Sound and Well Managed (FSWM) norms and obtain board approval for opening new branches.

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

  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

Q 12. Which of the following countries does not share its border with Uzbekistan?

  1. Iran
  2. Tajikistan
  3. Kazakhstan
  4. Kyrgyzstan

Q 13. Bukhara was recently mentioned in the news, it is located in:

  1. Kazakhstan
  2. Uzbekistan
  3. Iran
  4. Afghanistan

Q 14. How many countries given below is/are the founding member of Arab League?

  1. Egypt
  2. Syria
  3. Jordan
  4. Lebanon

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. Only one
  2. Only two
  3. Only three
  4. All four

Q 15. ‘Hargeisa’ province was recently mentioned in the news, it is located in:

  1. Serbia
  2. Somalia
  3. Sudan
  4. Iran

Q 16. Which of the following countries share their land border with Myanmar?

  1. Vietnam
  2. Laos
  3. Thailand
  4. Cambodia

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 4 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q 17. With reference to the Earth’s atmosphere, which one of the following statements is correct?

  1. The total amount of insolation received at the equator is roughly about 10 times of that received at the poles.
  2. Infrared rays constitute roughly two-thirds of insolation.
  3. Infrared waves are largely absorbed by water vapour that is concentrated in the lower atmosphere.
  4. Infrared waves are a part of the visible spectrum of electromagnetic waves of solar radiation.

Q 18. Madhav National Park was recently mentioned in the news. It is located in:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Q 19. Which of the following are the pillars of Pardhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)?

  1. Financial literacy
  2. Pension
  3. Banking agents
  4. Insurance

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2, 3 and 4 only
  3. 1, 3 and 4 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q 20. Which of the following is/are correct about Western Disturbance?

  1. These low-pressure systems originate over the Mediterranean Sea and western Asia and move into India, along with the westerly flow.
  2. These are the cause of the most winter and pre-monsoon season rainfall across North-West India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

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