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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 25/07/2022 to 30/07/2022

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Q.1. Consider the following statements regarding “National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research”:
1. It is an autonomous Research and Development Institution under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
2. It is responsible for Year-round maintenance of the two Indian stations (Maitri & Bharati) in Arctic Circle.
3. It is designated as the nodal organization for the co-ordination and implementation of the Indian Antarctic Programme.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.2. Consider the following statements regarding the Code on Industrial Relations 2020:
1. Every industrial establishment with a minimum of 50 employees will be subject to its provisions.
2. It states that strikes in a public utility service require an advance notice of six weeks.
3. It also has provisions to set up a re-skilling fund for training of retrenched workers.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.3. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Mediation is a voluntary and non-binding process in which an impartial and neutral mediator facilitates disputing parties in reaching a settlement.
2. The objective of the Mediation Bill, 2021 is to settle any civil or criminal cases except cases of murder through mediation before seeking court or tribunal’s intervention.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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Q.4. With reference to the Youth in India 2022 Report, consider the following statements:
1. It has been released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI).
2. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh are projected to see a lower elderly population than the youth by 2036.
3. It shows that the population share of the youth is starting to decline.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.5: Consider the following statements in context of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) models:
1. The Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) model provides ownership rights to private parties as per negotiated terms.
2. In the Swiss challenge model, a public authority receives an unsolicited bid and invites third parties to match it.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.6. Recently, the Beed model was in the news, it is related to which of the following?

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Q.7: With reference to Sodium ion battery, consider the following statements:
1. They are energy dense, non-flammable, and operate well in colder temperatures.
2. They are cheaper to produce than their lithium counterparts.
3. They are more likely to cause fires than lithium-ion batteries.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.8. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Project 17A Frigates involves the construction of seven stealth frigates which will be hard to detect by radar or sonar technology.
2. Y-3023 Dunagiri is part of Project 17A frigates.
3. Y-3023 Dunagiri is not capable of carrying Brahmos Supersonic Missile due to the supersonic speed of the missile.
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Q.9: Consider the following statements about ‘NIRF Rankings 2022’:
1. National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 2022 was launched by the Ministry of Education.
2. NIRF Ranking 2022 ranks only Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.10.Recently, the Kill Switch was in the news, it is related to which of the following?

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Q.11. Which of the following are the components of Indian Foreign exchange reserves?
1. Foreign Currency Assets
2. Gold Reserves
3. Special Drawing Rights
4. Reserve Position in the International Monetary Fund
5. External Commercial Borrowings
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Q.12. Consider the following statements in context of Immunisation programme of India:
1. Mission Indradhanush (MI) is an Immunisation programme started by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
2. MI provides vaccines against like Measles, Rubella and Hepatitis B diseases.
3. Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 4.0 started in February 2022 to immunise every pregnant woman and child who had missed their vaccination.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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