Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 17/01/2022 to 22/01/2022

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 17/01/2022 to 22/01/2022

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Q1. Consider the following statements:
1. DNA present outside our genes in the genomic space, which does not encode the proteins is called the Dark Genome.
2. Dark Genomes have evolved portions of coding proteins which can be used to distinguish between schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the IPO rules given by SEBI:
1. The price band of an IPO should be in such a way that the ceiling price is at least 105% of the floor price.
2. Companies will not be allowed to use more than 50% of the money that they collect through IPOs.
3. Anchor investors will not be able to sell more than half their shares before 60 days from the date of the IPO, against the current time period of 30 days.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Q3. Consider the following statements regarding various Mountain Passes:
1. Chorla Ghat is located on the Aravalli Mountain range bordering Rajasthan and Gujarat.
2. Jelep La Pass connects India with China and is present in the state of Sikkim.
3. Khyber Pass connects India with Afghanistan via Pakistan.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q4. The Term Aquamation recently in the news is associated with which of the following?

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding Public Finance Management System (PFMS):
1. PFMS tracks funds released under all Plan schemes of both central and state governments.
2. It is administered by the Ministry of Electronics and IT.
3. It is mandatory for all state governments to use the PMFS tool to account for their spending.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Q6. Consider the following statements regarding Binary Stars:
1. Double Stars are stars that appear close together in the sky visually but are not necessarily near one another in space.
2. Our Sun is a Binary star and it sports both heartbeats as well as pulsations.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q7. The term e-DNA was recently in the news, corresponds to which of the following option?

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Q8. Consider the following statements regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT):
1. The NPT mandates a complete ban on nuclear weapons and nuclear technology on member nations.
2. This treaty is a legally-binding instrument on member nations for nuclear disarmament.
3. India is a member of the NPT and only North Korea and Pakistan are non-member nations.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements:
1. It is the smallest of the large wild cats.
2. It is categorized as ‘Vulnerable’ under the IUCN.
3. It has rotating rear ankles which make it capable for avid climbers.
Identify the species expressed in the above statements:

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Q10. Consider the following statements:
1. A Bhikku is a chief female priest in Buddhist monasticism.
2. Both the Male and Female priests are members of the Sangha.
3. The lives of all Buddhist monastics are governed by a set of rules called the Pratimoksha.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?:

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding 5G technology:
1. It operates in two bands namely the low band spectrum and the high band spectrum.
2. In the low band spectrum, the maximum speed is limited to 100 Mbps.
3. It operates in the millimeter-wave spectrum ranging between 40-400 GHz.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?:

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Q12. Consider the following statements with respect to Biomining:
1. Biomining is the process of using microorganisms to extract metals of economic interest from rock ores or mine waste.
2. The microorganisms actually facilitate the extraction of metals from sulfide or iron-containing ores.
3. Biomining is usually done on metals like cadmium and calcium.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?