Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 06/12/2021 to 12/12/2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 06/12/2021 to 12/12/2021

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Q1.Consider the following statements about Precision agriculture:
1. It is a method to utilize the inputs in precise amounts to get the increased average yield.
2. Precision agriculture is based on using Information and Communication Technology and Artificial Intelligence for the collection of environmental data.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements about keystone species:
1. A keystone species is a species that helps determine the structure of the ecological community.
2. Keystone species are the most abundant species in the environment.
3. Elephant, Starfish, Shark and some fungi are examples of keystone species
Which of the following statements above is/are correct?

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Q3.Consider the following statement regarding United Nations Brasilia declaration:
1. Brasilia declaration is related to road safety which aims to reduce the Global death and accident by half by 2020.
2. India is not the signatory of Brasilia declaration.
Which of the following statements given above is/ are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements about Panchayat (Extension Scheduled Area) Act 1996:
1. PESA act 1996 came into existence on the recommendations of the Bhuria committee.
2. The provisions of the Act seek to empower local self-government in the scheduled V area of the country to help safeguard and preserve the traditions and customs of the tribal communities.
Which of the following statements given above is /are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding PM- MITRA Park:
1. It has been created to boost the textile industry in the country.
2. It has the provisions of Competitiveness Incentive Support to each PM- MITRA Park for early establishment of the textile manufacturing unit.
3. The park will be situated only in the Brownfield sites.
Which of the following statements given above is /are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statements with respect to geospatial data
1. Geospatial data is information that describes the object, event, or other features with location on or near the surface of the earth.
2. The geospatial data collected by public and private organizations are not made available to the general public.
Which of the following statements given above is/are incorrect?

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Q7.Consider the following statements regarding Minimum Support Price (MSP):
1. The MSP is the rate at which the government purchases the crops from the farmer and is based on the calculation of at least one and half times the cost of the production increased by the farmers.
2. The MSP is fixed once a year on the recommendations of the Commission For Agricultural Costs and Prices( CACP).
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statements about G20 Troika:
1. Troika refers to the top grouping within G20 that consists of the current, previous, and incoming presidencies.
2. Recently India has joined the G20 Troika group.
Which of the following statements is /are correct?

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Q9.Consider the following statement about the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS):
1. The MPLAD scheme aims to enable MPs to recommend the development work in their constituencies with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets based on the local needs.
2. MPs are to recommend every year, works costing at least 15 percent of the MPLADS entitlement for the year for areas inhabited by Scheduled Caste population and 7.5 percent for areas inhabited by S.T. population.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q10. The new species of butterfly, named the Chocolate-bordered Flitter, has been discovered. Consider the following statement:
1. Chocolate-bordered Flitter is found in North Sikkim
2. Chocolate-bordered Flitter has the scientific name Zographetus dzonguensis.
3. Chocolate-bordered Flitter is discovered by Sonam Wangchuk Lepcha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding International Monetary Fund (IMF):
1. Gita Gopinath, the India-born, first female chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is appointed the first deputy managing director (FDMD) recently
2. The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, promotes international financial stability and monetary cooperation. It also facilitates international trade, promotes employment and sustainable economic growth, and helps to reduce global poverty.
3. It comprises 190 countries.
4. The IMF was conceived in July 1944 at the United Nations Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire, United States.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statements regarding International Institute for Democracy and electoral assistance ( IDEA):
1. It is an intergovernmental organization of 175 countries
2. The basic objective of this organization is to establish a democratic parliamentary system in every country of the world.
3. Recently Suneel Arora Ex-Chief election commissioner had joined it.
4. It was founded in 1995
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?