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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 18/04/2022 to 23/04/2022

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Q1. Consider the following statement regarding stand up India scheme: 

  1. The loan facility would be provided to SC, ST and OBC only 
  2. Women of General caste is also eligible for this scheme 
  3. It is initiated by ministry of finance 

Which of the above statements is/are correct? 

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Q2. Consider the following statement regarding Gangaur Festival:
1. Gangaur is a festival celebrated in the Indian state of Rajasthan and some parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and West Bengal.
2. It is the celebration of spring, harvest, marital fidelity, and childbearing gana is a synonym for lord Shiva and Gaur which stands for Gauri or Parvati who symbolizes Saubhagya (marital bliss).
3. Every year it commences by 3rd April and celebrates 18 days.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q3. Ricky Kej and Falguni Shah are the two eminent musicians of India. Which of the following options is correct regarding them?

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Q4. Falguni Nayar, an icon of Indian women, was recently popular in the news. Consider the following statements in this regard:
1. Falguni Nayar is an Indian businesswoman and billionaire
2. She is the founder and CEO of the beauty and lifestyle retail company Nykaa
3. Nayara is the eminent musician of India
4. Recently She is honored with Padma Award by honorable president
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statement regarding semiconductor mission:
1. This mission is focused on objective of building the overall semiconductor ecosystem
2. This is initiative of Government of Andhra Pradesh
3. It is special skill development program under the ministry of science and Technology
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. A new exo K2-2016-BLG-0005Lb’ which has been recently found by the astronauts using data obtained by NASA’s Kepler space telescope. This new planet is identical to_

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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding Agricultural Markets and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI):
1. Agricultural Markets and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index evaluates Indian states on the extent to which each of them undertook required agri-reforms.
2. A high AMFFRI rank implies the state is undertaking desired reforms as per direction of the central government.
3. AMFFRI is the initiative of the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Which of the following taxes are not subsumed under Goods and Services Tax?
1. Anti-Dumping Duty
2. Professional Tax
3. Service Tax
4. Entertainment Tax
5. Property tax levied by local bodies
Select the correct answer code:

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Q9. With reference to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), consider the following statements:
1. AIIB has more than 100 members but none of them are from North America.
2. China is the largest share-holder and also has the highest voting powers.
3. English, Arabic and Chinese are the official languages.
Choose the correct statements:

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding the Law of diminishing marginal utility:
1. Marginal Utility is the satisfaction that the customer gets from having one more unit of a product or service.
2. According to this law, the utility of products increases as their consumption increases.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA):
1. APEDA is a statutory body and is responsible only for the export of perishable products such as fruits, vegetables, and meat.
2. APEDA works under the aegis of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare and is responsible for the export of farmers’ produce.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statements regarding the Enforcement Directorate (ED):
1. It is a statutory body that investigates offenses registered by local police stations when the proceeds of the crime are over 50 lakhs.
2. It works under the aegis of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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