Plutus IAS ‘Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 26 to 31 December, 2022

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Plutus IAS 'Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 26 to 31 December, 2022

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Q1. Consider the following pairs, sometimes noticed in news:

Conservation sites River
1. Murchison falls Victoria Nile
2. KAZA Zambezi
3. Okavango delta  Orange
4. Djibouti  park Nile

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

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Q2.  As cases are piled up in Indian judiciary, consider the following statements with respect to Indian Judicial system: 

  1. Article 224A of Indian Constitution says “the Chief Justice of a High Court for any State may at any time, with the previous consent of the Prime minister, request any person to sit and act as a Judge of the High Court for that State”
  2. It talks about appointment of advocates in High Courts as ad hoc judges for a period of 5 yrs.

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Q3. “Monpa” and “Takpa” terms sometime in news are associated

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Q4. With reference to Ryugu the space rock, consider the following statements.

  1. Asteroid Ryugu is an octagonal-shaped space rock about 20,000 feet in diameter.
  2. They are a group of rare carbonaceous chondrite (CC), a type of stony meteorite.
  3. Ryugu-type materials contribute to the 70% earth mass.

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Q5. In the context of “Techno-Democratic Alliances” consider the following statements.

  1. In G-20 2022 bali summits nations decided to include semiconductors in their security dialogue.
  2. Chip4Alliance is a semiconductor alliance where Taiwan is a global manufacturer.
  3. South Korea is the leading Chip designer in the world from samsung.

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Q6.  Consider the following pairs mentioned sometime in news:

Pair 1 Pair 2
1. Hong Kong Convention Ship building
2.Geneva Protocol Maritime exercise
3. International electrotechnical commission  Semiconductor
4. INMARCO Fisheries sector

Select the correct answer code given below:

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Q7.  Consider the following statements with respect to “sealed cover jurisprudence”

  1. It is the controversial practice followed by the High Court of seeking and accepting information from government agencies in sealed envelopes that can only be pursued  by the law minister.
  2. Rule 7 of Order XIII (“Copying”) of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013 (notified in May 2014).

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Q8. As per the study by “ Finnish Meteorological Institute, published in Communications Earth & Environment”,consider the following statements referring to the heating of the Arctic Circle.

  1. Arctic warming is seven times faster than the global average. 
  2. Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA are part of the Arctic Council.

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Q9. Consider the following statements referring to the EAGLE Act of 2022.

  1. Eagle stands for Equal Access to Green Energy for Lowering Energy consumption from non renewable energy resources (EAGLE) Act, 2022.
  2. With the EAGLE Act 2022, the per-country cap would be removed in carbon trading.

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Q10. “Gonatodes daudini” term sometime in news are associated to

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Q11. Consider the following statements referring to the traditional medicine system:

  1. Traditional medicine system comprises Nara Ayurveda, Satva Ayurveda, Vriksha Ayurveda.
  2. Presently 10 countries have accepted Ayurveda as a traditional medicine system.

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Q12.  “Vande Mataram” “Karma Yogin” and “Dharma” famous writings/journals are associated with which eminent personality?