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Weekly Current Affairs Quizzes : 04 Oct to 09 Oct 2021

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Q1. Which one of the following statements is correctly expressing the SCALE committee?

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Q.2. With reference to AKASH Prime Missile, consider the following statements:
1. It is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile developed by DRDO.
2. It can perform better than the existing Akash System in low temperatures at high altitudes.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q3. XENON1T and LUX-ZEPLIN experiments are associated with which one of the following?

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Q.4. Which one of the following is the objective of the Saubhagya scheme?

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Q5. Bitter APT, associated with the Indian government and targets the system of the enemy country, sometimes seen in news is related to_

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Q6. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PMJAY):
1. It provides for paperless and cashless access to services for the beneficiary across public and private impaneled hospitals in India.
2. It provides health cover up to Rs. 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary hospitalization.
3. It covers poor and vulnerable families based on deprivation and occupational criteria.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q7. With reference to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund, consider the following statements:
1. The fund consists entirely of public contributions and does not get any budgetary support.
2. The minimum amount one can donate in the PM-CARES is Rs. 500.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statements with reference to patent laws in India:
1. India’s patent law operates under the ‘first to file’ principle.
2. Patents are valid for 20 years from the date of filing an application.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding PRASHAD Scheme:
1. It aims at infrastructure development of pilgrimage and heritage sites in the country.
2. It is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by the state governments.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q10. With reference to the National Single Window System (NSWS), Consider the following statements:
1. It is a one-stop digital platform that allows investors to apply for various pre-operations approvals required for commencing a business.
2. It was launched by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements with respect to the Green Voyage 2050 Project:
1. It is a partnership project between the Government of Norway and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
2. It supports developing countries, including Small Islands Developing States, in their efforts to reduce GHG emissions from ships.
3. India is one of the partner countries of the project.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q12. With respect to All-India Quarterly Establishment based Employment Survey (AQEES), consider the following statements:
1. The report will provide quarterly updates on employment in both organized and unorganized segments.
2. The report will be based on nine selected sectors which account for a majority of total employment in the non-farm establishments.
3. The report will be prepared by the Labour Bureau.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q13. Recently U shape, V shape and K shape kind of terms were seen in the news. Which one of the following expresses the K shape recovery?

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Q14. Consider the following statements regarding Vivaad se Vishwas scheme 2020 and choose the correct option:

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Q15. Consider the following statements regarding Angel tax:
1. It is the tax levied on the funding received by the startups from Angel investors.
2. It is a tax imposed on capital raised in excess of the fair market value by a startup.
3. Presently its rate is around 30.9%.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Q16. Which of the following actions are going to prevent the depreciation of Indian rupees?
1. Increment in the export of essential items.
2. Decrement in the import of luxury items.
3. Increment in the subsidy of common items.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q17. Consider the following statements regarding the Finance Commission:
1. It is a statutory body & its recommendation is binding on the Central government.
2. It is a fully autonomous body to enforce direct and indirect taxes in India.
3. It is a Constitutional body & its recommendation is not binding on the Central government.
4. The 14th Finance commission recommended 42% of the divisible pool of central taxes as State’s share.
Which of the statements above is/are correct?

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Q18. Consider the following statements regarding cess and surcharge:
1. Cesses are used for general purposes, where it is the discretion of the central government to use its proceeds for whichever purposes it deems fit.
2. Surcharges are levied for specific purposes and it's proceeds can only be used for that specific purpose.
3. Cess and surcharge are generally levied by the central government and they are not shared with the state governments.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q19. Consider the following statements regarding the treasury bills and government securities:
1. Treasury bills are issued only by the central government and are short-term in nature.
2. Government securities can be issued by the central government as well as state government and are long-term in nature.
3. Central government issues treasury bills and government securities to make up the mismatch between its receipt and expenditure.
Which of the statements above is/are correct?

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Q20. Consider the following statements regarding the bond yield and choose the correct one: