Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 24/01/2022 to 29/01/2022

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 24/01/2022 to 29/01/2022

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS):
1. It is a regional political and economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa.
2. It was established in 1975 via the treaty of Lagos with a mandate of promoting economic integration.
3. Recently it put sanctions (Economically) on Nigeria for not conducting elections on time.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL):
1. The Cabinet has approved the privatization of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) or the Vizag steel.
2. It is located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
3. It is under the ownership of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India.
4. RINL is a ‘Navratna’ category Public sector Enterprise.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statements regarding INS Viraat:
1. INS Virat is a decommissioned aircraft carrier that is going to be dismantled.
2. The decommissioned ship was bought by Shree Ram Ship Breakers in an auction conducted by Metal Scrap Trade Corporation Limited.
3. INS Viraat was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.
4. After being Decommissioned, it is now a private property.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the word ‘Hyderabad declaration’ which has been very popular recently:
1. This word is associated with Climate change.
2. This resolution will promote e-governance.
3. This event was mainly organised by Union Ministry of Science & Technology (MeitY) in Hyderabad.
4. The theme of this Conference (Hyderabad Declaration) is “India’s Techade: Digital Governance in a Post Pandemic World”.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding the suspension of any members from the Houses (legislative Assemblies) and the parliament:
1. The Speaker can not suspend any member from the assembly with its sole discretionary power on the ground of misconduct of any members.
2. The resolution related to the suspension of the members on the ground of misconduct must be passed in that house.
3. The Speaker has the right to suspend any member for more than one year also.
4. The Speaker has the right to terminate the membership of any member on the ground of misbehavior or misconduct.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statement regarding an e-magazine, Shauryawaan:
1. This magazine is launched by the ministry of defense.
2. It provides information related to wars and their martyrs.
3. It is dedicated to our freedom fighters and political leaders.
4. This magazine describes the strategic and economic important zones in different parts of the world.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q7. Consider the following statement regarding Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary:
1. This dictionary has been released by the Ministry of Education.
2. It could be helpful in the education of disabled persons.
3. This dictionary comprises technical terms including academic, legal, medical terms so that disabled persons could be benefited.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statement regarding the Bihu festival:
1. This festival marks the change of seasons and Assamese celebrate this festival by performing their unique dance.
2. Bihu, the popular harvest festival of Assam is celebrated thrice in a year.
3. It is celebrated when the sun changed its position from one sign of the Hindu zodiac calendar to another.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statement regarding Pongal:
1. Pongal is a multi-day Hindu harvest festival celebrated by Tamils in India and Sri Lanka.
2. Pongal is similar to the Bihu Festival of Assam and Makar Sankranti of Northern India.
3. Pongal festival is described in Tamil literature of the Sangam period.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q10. Consider the following statement regarding the term ‘Gateway to Hell’:
1. This is a natural gas crater known as Darvaza gas Crater situated in Turkmenistan.
2. This is a gas creator which has been burning for last 50 year because of the storage of Methane gas.
3. This Gas crater is created by Soviet Union when the Scientist of Soviet Union was searching oil in the desert of Karakum Desert.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding the species ‘Red Sanders’, which has been seen in the news recently?
1. Red Sanders (Red Sandalwood) is a tree species endemic to the Eastern Ghats mountain range of South India.
2. Red Sanders (Red Sandalwood) is a tree species endemic to the Aravali mountain range of Rajasthan.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Ibonia’ which has been popular in news recently:
1. It is an epic poem about Madagascar that has been discovered by Indian Poet and Diplomat Abhay Kumar.
2. Ibonia is a virus that has evolved in African countries.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?