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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 27/12/2021 to 01/01/2022

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 27/12/2021 to 01/01/2022

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Apartheid:
1. Apartheid was a system of institutionalized racial segregation between black and white.
2. It is a type of system where the people are treated with two separate legal systems.
3. Nelson Mandela was an icon who fought against Apartheid.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statement regarding Tutu who was died recently:
1. He was a Nobel laureate and won Nobel for the peace
2. He was the South African priest fought against Apartheid
3. He advocated for international sanctions against Apartheid
4. He was the political leader of the South African Congress
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statement regarding Vallabh Bhai Patel:
1. V.B. Patel is also entitled Iron man because of his contribution in uniting India and taking strict decisions in this regard.
2. He was a big supporter of the extreme decentralization of India.
3. He was an extremist Hindu and wanted to unite India as a Hindu country.
4. Patel was the head of the Provincial Constitution Committee.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statement regarding Goa:
1. Goa was liberated from Portuguese control by 19th Dec 1962.
2. Goa was annexed to the Indian state under the leadership of V. B. Patel.
3. Goa was declared an integral part of India on 18 Dec 1961.
4. The Portuguese captured Goa in 1510 under the leadership of Alfonso de Albuqark.
Which of the above statements are correct

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Q5. Consider the following statement regarding the History of Goa:
1.It was brought under Portuguese dominance when Mughals were the rulers of Hindustan.
2. Almeida was the governor when Goa was brought under Portuguese dominance.
3. It was a princely state during the British period and became free after 1947.
4. Goa became a full-fledged state by 1987.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statement regarding Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021:
1. It empowers to the electoral officer to demand aadhar number of the people who want to enroll themselves in the voter list
2. The electoral officer can also demand to show the aadhar card from those people who had also enrolled in voter list
3. The objective of the Bill is to curb the duplicacy of the voters registered in various constituencies
4. It is compulsory for every voter to link their Aadhaar with the voter list
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q7. Consider the following statement regarding objections of the opposition on Election Laws (Amendment ) Bill:
1. The aadhar card could be used as the source for getting personal data of the person.
2. Voting is a legal right and Aadhar is beyond legal right.
3. It is against the Supreme Court judgment in the Puttaswamy case.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statement regarding Kerala’s Silver Line:
1. It is a power plant initiated by the government of India in Kerala.
2. Kerala silver line is a project of a high-speed railway.
3. It would be run through the Indian railway.
4. Kerala Rail Development Corporation (K-Rail) is a joint venture of the Kerala government and the ministry of railway, the government of India.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q9. Why are people protesting against Kerala’s Silver Line project?
1. This project is not economically viable and it will face huge losses in the future.
2. This project would lead to the displacement of the huge population of approximately 30000 families
3. This project will harm the environment as its route cuts through precious wetland, paddy fields, and hills.
4. This project will block the natural drainage system as many embankments were built during these projects; these embankments were built either on the side of the major portion of the line.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q10. Which of the statements is/are correct?
1. As per the recent gazette notification, a High-Level Committee has been constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
2. Several historians, authors, and family members of Netaji are among the members of the Committee.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statement regarding the tools to achieve good governance in the context of India:
1. In the Indian Context, our maximum governance must be transparent through the use of technology and through strengthening RTI acts.
2. Government should ensure maximum participation of the public in any policies related to public
3. In democratic countries, the rule of Law based on equality must be implemented properly
4. Equity and inclusiveness are also important tools
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q12. Consider the following PSUs:
1. Bharat Biologicals and Immunologicals Ltd
2. Indian Institute of Immunologicals
3. A central research institute in Kasauli
4. Pasteur Institute of India in Coonoor
5. BCG vaccine laboratory
Which of the above is center-level PSU for vaccination?

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