Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 01 to 06 May, 2023


Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 01 to 06 May, 2023

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Q.1. Consider the following statements in the context of “Triple-dip” La Nina:

  1. “Triple-dip“ La Nina refers to the La Nina kind of climatic conditions spanning three consecutive northern hemisphere winters.
  2. According to WMO, the current La Nina is projected to span three consecutive northern hemisphere winters which began in September 2020.
  3. The cooling influence of La Nina temporarily slows the rise in global temperatures.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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Q.2. Consider the following statements with reference to COP 28 of UNFCCC to be held in UAE:

  1. Global Stocktake is carried out once every ten years to assess the collective progress made toward achieving long-term goals.
  2. This conference aims to take the first-ever Global Stocktake.
  3. Global Stocktake takes an individual assessment of the efforts and progress made by the countries. 
  4. Talanoa Dialogue is related to the formation of the Global Stocktake process.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statements about the State of the Global Climate in 2022:

  1. The report is released by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).
  2. Around 90% of the energy trapped in the Earth's system by greenhouse gasses goes into the ocean, heating them and raising the sea level.
  3. The Carbon Dioxide concentration is 415.7 ± 0.2 ppm which is 149% of pre industrial time.

Which of the following statements is/are NOT correct?

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Q.4. Consider the following pairs:

1.Raisina Dialogue It is an intergovernmental security dialogue for the Asia-Pacific region.
2.2+2 Dialogue It is a mechanism between two countries  where two appointed ministers from each country met up to discuss their strategic and security interests.
3.Shangri-la Dialogue It is related to the Global Stocktake process.
4.Taolana Dialogue It is a multilateral conference committed to addressing the most challenging policy issues facing the global community.

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?  

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Q.5. Consider the following statements about the Mahila Samman Saving Certificate (MSSC):

  1. It is a one-time savings scheme for women announced by the government in Budget 2023.
  2. It is a government-guaranteed scheme where women can earn a fixed interest of 7.5%. 
  3. The scheme offers interest rates greater than that offered by the Public Provident Fund (PPF).

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?

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Q.6. Consider the following statements about Millets Experience Centre (MEC):

  1. The Millets Experience Centre (MEC) was launched by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and NAFED.
  2. The center aims to promote the adoption of millets among the general public and raise awareness of their nutritional value.
  3. Millets are climate-resilient crops that can withstand temperature changes.
  4. The GHG emission contribution of millet is greater than rice.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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Q.7. Consider the following pairs:

1.Kalanamak rice Maharashtra
2.Purandhar Figs Uttar Pradesh
3.Nihonshu Mizoram

Which of the pairs given above is/are NOT correctly matched?  

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Q.8. Recently the Prime Minister delivered the 100th session of the Man ki Baat. In this context consider the following statements:

  1. Man ki Baat is a YouTube-based programme hosted by the Prime Minister of India.
  2. The program is broadcasted on the first Sunday of every month.
  3. The programme has been conducted continuously with no breaks in any month.
  4. The listeners have no contribution to the content of the Prime Minster's address.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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Q.9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Darknet is often used for illegal activities due to the anonymity it provides, including the buying and selling of drugs, weapons, and stolen information.
  2. Deep web includes content that is not intended to be publicly available, such as private databases, medical records, academic journals, and other sensitive information.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q.10. 5G is the next evolution of the mobile network. In this context, consider the following characteristics of a 5G network:

  1. Low latency of 1-millisecond latency
  2. Up to 10-20 Gbps data rate which is 10 to 100x improvement over 4G and 4.5G networks.
  3. 1000x bandwidth per unit area compared to 4G networks.
  4. Up to 100x number of connected devices per unit area compared to 4G network 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.11. Laundromat Countries in the news, are 

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Q.12. The military exercise AIME-2023 is conducted by India in collaboration with_