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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 13/12/2021 to 18/12/2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 13/12/2021 to 18/12/2021

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Q1. Consider the following statement regarding Bhim Rao Ambedkar:
1. Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was the chairman of the drafting committee of the Indian Constitution.
2. He was an extreme nationalist and supporter of revolution against British Rule.
3. He had been a member of the Executive Council of Governor-General.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statement regarding Verghese Kurien:
1. He is known as the leader of India’s ‘white revolution’.
2. White revolution achieved grand success in all the states of India.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statement regarding the book Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism:
1. Writer Dinyar Patel won the prestigious Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book  Prize 2021 for his book Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism.
2. The Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize was instituted in 2018.
3. This book is the biography of Fardon Ji Nauroji.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements regarding Hornbill Festival’
1. It is the local festival celebrated in Nagaland and Tripura
2. It is celebrated in the first week of December every year
3. It is the festival of Tamilnadu and Kerala
Which of the above statement is/are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statements:
1. Afforestation is the process of planting new trees on the earth.
2. Generally, afforestation term is used for alternative sources of forest resources or forest produce.
3. Reforestation means the plantation of new trees in those areas where the forests are continuously decreasing.
4. The government established the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in 2006.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statements regarding the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA):
1. This authority is constituted at the central level, state level, and district level.
2. The fund for compensation for afforestation would be given 90 % to the central government and 10 % to the state government.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding The Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF):
1. CAF was formed in 1948.
2. 90% of the CAF money is to be given to the states while 10% is to be retained by the Centre.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI):
1. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), under the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), is an intelligence and enforcement agency of the Government of India on anti-smuggling matters.
2. The Union Home Minister Amit Shah was addressing the 64th ‘Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Foundation Day.
3. Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), is an enforcement agency under the Securities Exchange Board of India
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding regarding ‘Greater Tipraland’:
1. Several tribal outfits in Tripura have joined hands to push their demand for a separate state for indigenous communities in the region.
2. The demand has grown to carve out a separate state of ‘Greater Tipraland’ for the indigenous communities in Tripura under Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution.
3. Among the 19 notified Scheduled Tribes in Tripura, Tripuris (also known as Tipra and Tiprasas) are the largest.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q10. With reference to the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, consider the following statements:
1. The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has been set up to promote, protect and enforce the rights of the consumer.
2. The State Government shall establish a District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.
3. The Chairperson of the Central Consumer Protection Council shall be the Minister-in-charge of the Department of Consumer Affairs in the Central Government.
Which of the statements given above 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 set to take over as the first deputy managing director (FDMD).
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 above statements is correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statements regarding Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar:
1. He worked as a Law minister in the cabinet of J.L Nehru.
2. He founded Independent Labour Party.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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