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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 10/01/2022 to 15/01/2022

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Q1. Consider the following statement regarding the term SKYROS:
1. This was a bilateral joint exercise of French air force and Indian Airforce.
2. Rafale fighter jets of India and France participated in this exercise.
3.Skyros is the largest and easternmost of the northern island, Sporades Sporades in the Aegean Sea, eastern Greece.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statement regarding Tek Fog app:
1. This is a new spyware that could be used for hacking the social media account of any person.
2. This is a new gaming app developed by India.
3. This is a new app to track and trace the people infected with the omicron virus.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statement regarding Kazakhstan Crises which has erupted recently because of the following reasons :
1. People of Kazakhstan are protesting against the present government for price hike in LPG.
2. People of Kazakhstan want to remove the government because Government is pro comminist.
3. When the Kazakhstan government took the support of Russia, this protest turned into a huge violent protest.
Which of the above reasons for the Kazakhstan crisis is/are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statement regarding the issuance of the notification of J & K Governance related to Land use recently:
1. The central government wanted to use these areas Gulmarg, Sonamarg as ‘strategic areas’ for the armed forces.
2. Through this notification, the Government could regulate the construction in these areas.
3. The objective of the government is to ensure the security of tourists.
4. Tourist areas could be converted into industrial areas through this notification
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statement regarding the term “Blue Book”:
1. It is the name of the manual of the Special Protection Group (SPG), which exclusively protects India’s Prime Minister.
2. It is the name of the manual of the National Security Guard (NSG), which exclusively protects India’s Prime Minister.
3. Bluebook is a rule book related to the norms of allocation of the security of VIPs.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statement regarding the Australia Japan Security Alliance which concluded recently?
1. This treaty would enhance the power of QUAD.
2. China also welcomed this treaty because after this peace could be established in the China sea.
3. The US and Britain are mediator countries of this treaty.
4. This is a multilateral treaty.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q7. Consider the following statement regarding EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility):
1. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy approach under which producers are given a significant responsibility – financial and/or physical – for the treatment or disposal of post-consumer products.
2. The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change is responsible for issuing the notification in this regard.
3. The provision of incentives to producers to take into account environmental considerations when designing their products.
4. EPR now extends up to the waste tyres. Now it is the responsibility of the producer of tyres to ensure environmentally safe management of waste tyres.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statement regarding the term Nirbhay Kadhi:
1. Nirbhay Kadhi is a campaign related to the prohibition of child marriage.
2. Recently Odisha’s Ganjam has declared itself the state’s first child marriage-free district.
3. Nirbhaya Kadhi is a campaign to prevent adolescent girls from dropping out of school.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statement regarding UJALA Scheme:
1. The UJALA scheme was launched by PM Narendra Modi on 1st May 2015 under the finance ministry.
2. The UJALA scheme also known as the LED-based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) aims to promote the efficient usage of energy for all.
3. According to the UJALA scheme, LED bulbs would be distributed by the Electricity Distribution Company at subsidized rates to every grid-connected customer with a metered connection.
4. After the successful implementation of the UJALA scheme in India, this model was also implemented in Sri Lanka.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding Jallikattu:
1. Jallikattu, also known as Eru thazhuvuthal or Sallikkattu or Manju virattu is a cultural event practiced in southern India mainly in Tamilnadu.
2. As per the Tamil tradition, during the time of Chola kings, the Naykas had to participate in such games in an open field in front of the king.
3. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Federation of India Animal Protection Agencies (FIAPA) have been opposing jallikattu for a long time.
4. Jallikattu is a festival of West Bengal.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding the election procedure in the state for legislative assemblies:
1. The state election commission is solely responsible for the elections of legislative assemblies in the states.
2. State election commission was formed after the recommendation of the Central election commission.
3. Elections of Legislative assemblies can be challenged in High courts of particular states.
4. Elections of legislative assemblies in any state can be postponed after the recommendation of the president.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statement regarding Suu Kyi?
1. She is a Nobel laureate and belongs to Myanmar.
2. She is imprisoned by the Myanmar government because she is fighting for the re-establishment of civil rule in Myanmar.
3. She is the head of the Junta also.
4. She won a Nobel prize in literature.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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