Plutus IAS ‘Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 12 to 17 December, 2022

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Plutus IAS 'Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 12 to 17 December, 2022

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Earth Observation Satellite-6:

  1. The Indian Space Research Organisation has succeeded in placing nine satellites using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C54.
  2. The Earth Observation Satellite-6 (EOS-6) is the third-generation Indian satellite of the Oceansat series.
  3. INS-2B is a collaborative mission between India and Nepal. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the World Intellectual Property Indicators.

  1. It is an authoritative report that provides an overview of activities in areas of patents, utility models.
  2. The share of non-resident applications is very high in France.
  3. India recorded a 16.5 per cent growth in patent grants

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q3. In which one of the following groups are all four countries members of G20?

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Q4. With reference to Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020, consider the following statements:

  1. It brought cooperative banks under the direct supervision of the RBI.
  2. Now, urban cooperative banks will be treated on a par with commercial banks.
  3. Cooperative bank can isues equity shares without prior approval of the RBI.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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Q5. In the context of ‘climate emergency’, consider the following statements: 

  1. New Zealand declared ‘climate emergency’ and strives to transform its public sector carbon neutral.
  2. During pandemic time, India also declared a ‘climate emergency’. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q6. In the context of India’s first Gender Data Hub, consider the following statements:

  1. It shall be established by a collaboration between the UN women and the Haryana government. 
  2. It was launched at the international conference on ‘Gender Equality’.
  3. It provides opportunities for aspiring women entrepreneurs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q7. With reference to ‘Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)’, consider the following statements: 

  1. GRAP is emergency measures used to prevent further deterioration of water quality of rivers in Delhi-NCR.
  2. Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority for the NCR is implementing agency for GRAP.
  3. GRAP is being enforced based on the Air Quality Index (AQI). 

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

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Q8. In the context of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), consider the following statements: 

  1. It is an independent monitoring tool to track countries' climate protection policies.
  2. Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI, 2023) published by German Watch.
  3. Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI 2023) puts India at worst among G-20 countries.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q9. Recently, SEHAT-Health Insurance Scheme was noticed in news, it was launched in which of the following state/UT?

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Q10. Consider the following statements, with reference to ‘Muli’ sometimes seen in the news:

  1. It is tropical and largest fruit-producing bamboo species.
  2. It is native to northeast India-Myanmar region.
  3. It is associatied with of ‘bamboo death,’ ‘rat floods’ and famines in northeast India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. With reference to the temples and places below answer the question:

  1. Rajarani temple Bhubaneswar
  2. Lingaraj temple   Puri
  3. Sun temple    Konark
  4. Kamakhya temple  Arunachal Pradesh

Which of the statements given above is/are correctly matched?

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Q12. Consider the following statements related to Bharatmala Pariyojana:

  1. Bharatmala Pariyojana focuses on optimizing the efficiency of freight and passenger movement across the country.
  2. Projects under Bharatmala Pariyojana to be appraised by Committee set up by Ministry of civil aviation. 
  3. The first phase of this scheme will finish before the end of 2030.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?