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Questions Day 8 – Current Affairs 

  1. With reference to India became an associate member of CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), consider the following statements:
  2. As an Associate Member, India would be entitled to attend open and restricted sessions of the organization.
  3. CERN is associated with the discovery of the Higgs Boson(popularly known as the God particle).

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
  1. New Delhi Declaration is related to which of the following organisation?
  1. SAARC
  2. BIMSTEC
  3. BRICS
  4. Commonwealth of Nations
  1. Consider the following statements regarding HIMANSH:
  1. It is established by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research.
  2. A high-altitude research station in the Himalayas in a remote region in Spiti in Himachal Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Recently Government has approved new National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP). Consider the statement regarding UDAN under NCAP:
  1. It aims at developing regional aviation industry in the country.
  2. Tax incentives and FDI relaxations will be provided to aircraft manufacturers under the UDAN scheme to boost the sector.
  3. First Joint Venture under the UDAN scheme is Dassault- Reliance Joint Venture

Which of the above statements is/are not correct?

  1. 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Which of the following statements are true regarding Brahmos Missile system:
  1. The range of Brahmos missile is limited to 300 KM due to MTCR guidelines.
  2. It has an only variant ie, air to air cruise missile.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the following statements regarding Pichwai Paintings:
  1. Pichwai paintings are wall paintings
  2. Pichwai paintings illustrate different moods of Lord Krishna.
  3. It is a sub-style of Nathdwara School of Painting.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. What do you mean by the term Anthropocene Epoch which has been in news recently?
  1. It is related to the epoch of human lead geological and ecosystem changes.
  2. It is related to shifting of Homo erectus to Homo Sapiens.
  3. It is the term which coins evolution of 4th Industrial revolution and Artificial Intelligence
  4. None of the above

8.Consider the following statements regarding NEERDHUR:

  1. It aims at sustainable use of water in drought-hit regions of the country.
  2. National Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) and CSIR plays a major role in Neerdhur.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. With reference to Internal Carbon Price, which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. MoEFCC has proposed for internal carbon price for every polluting industry in India.
  2. It is an internationally recognised business tool that enables companies to create resources which are invested in low carbon technologies, which help reduce future emissions and lower operating costs.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the following statements about different breaking technologies used in vehicles
  1. The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) helps to distribute the pressure applied to the rear wheel to the front wheel.
  2. The Combined Braking System (CBS) helps the rider to maintain the stability while braking
  3. It will be mandatory for all two-wheelers to fit anti-lock braking system and combined braking system by April 2019

Which among the above are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. All the above
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Mission Raftaar?
  1. It is implemented by Ministry of Railways.
  2. It aims at installing Bio-toilets in all trains running in the country.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the following statements regarding BIMSTEC.
  1. India solely holds the chairmanship of BIMSTEC.
  2. Permanent Secretariat of BIMSTEC is situated in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  3. The last summit of BIMSTEC was held in Goa.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

13. Royal Manas National Park is located in?

  1. Assam
  2. Myanmar
  3. Bhutan
  4. Nepal
  1. Consider the following statements with reference to ‘carbon neutral status’:
  1. Net carbon emissions over an entire year are zero.
  2. Absorbs or offsets the same amount of emission that was generated.

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
  1. The report  “Explaining ocean warming: causes, scale, effects and consequences” released by?
  1. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  2. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
  3. Conservation International
  4. Institute for Ocean Conservation Science
  1. Consider the following statements with reference to OSIRIS-Rex (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification-Regolith Explorer)?
  1. This is  ESA’s first asteroid sampling mission.
  2. This spacecraft will reach a near earth asteroid Bennu by 2108.

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
  1. The “Bultoo radio” experiment refers to which among the following
  1. Use of the Internet and Bluetooth technology to share information and improve governance
  2. Use of short-wave radio for transmission of information on government projects and schemes to those residing in remote areas
  3. Use of short-wave radio to mainstream Maoist sympathizers
  4. Use of the Internet and Bluetooth technology to share video lessons for educating tribal children
  1. Consider the statements regarding Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index:
  1. It is published by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
  2. The ranking of states is based on the implementation of seven provisions proposed under model APMC Act.
  3. Gujarat ranked first in the ranking closely followed by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 2 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding Zero-Defect Zero-Effect Scheme:
  1. It focuses on large manufacturing industries in countries.
  2. It aims at delivering top quality products with clean technology.

Which of the above statements are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. .Consider the statements regarding Goa Declaration:
  1. Goa declaration was made in BRICS Summit held in Goa last year.
  2. It paved the way for the creation of Contingency Reserve Agreement (CRA).

Which of the above statements are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

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