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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022

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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022

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Q.1. Which of the following are peacetime gallantry awards in India?
1. Ashok Chakra
2. Param Vir Chakra
3. Maha Vir Chakra
4. Kirti Chakra
5. Shaurya Chakra
6. Vir Chakra
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q.2. Consider the following statements regarding the recent supreme court verdict on eco-sensitive zones:
1. All places within ten kilometres of protected areas are referred to as eco-sensitive zones (ESZ).
2. Each protected forest, which is a national park or wildlife sanctuary, must have an ESZ of a minimum of one km, starting from their demarcated boundaries.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.3. Consider the following statements about Fast Radio Burst (FRB):
1. They are bright bursts of radio waves which are associated with the specific star formation.
2. The source of the FRB in the Milky Way galaxy is a very powerful magnetic neutron star referred to as a magnetar.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.4. What is the major purpose of the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment?

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Q.5. Consider the following statements regarding High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) artillery rockets:
1. Artillery rockets are propelled by a liquid-fuel motor and have the capability to carry a variety of warheads.
2. HIMARS truck carries only one pod of munitions and is manufactured by the United States.
2. HIMARS and Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) used together from a mobile platform amounts to firepower that is similar to an airstrike.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.6. Consider the following statements:
1. India is home to the world’s first liquid-mirror telescope, which is located in the Union Territory of Ladakh.
2. The liquid used in the telescope is mercury due to its reflective property.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.7. Consider the following statements:
1. Unicorns are privately held, venture-capital-backed startups that have reached a value of $1 trillion.
2. India is the country with the second most number of unicorns followed by the United States.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.8. Consider the following statements:
1. India is the highest producer and second-largest exporter of sugar.
2. The Directorate of General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), export of sugar - raw, refined, and white has been placed under a restricted category.
3. The DGFT works under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q.9. With reference to various laws governing firearms in India, consider the following statements:
1. Gun licence applicants in India must be at least 18 years.
2. Converting an imitation firearm into a firearm is punishable by imprisonment.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.10. Potentilla, Delphinium, and Ranunculus sometimes seen in news belong to which of the following species?

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Q.11. With reference to Cantor's Giant Softshell Turtle, consider the following statements:
1. It is a freshwater species.
2. Its habitat ranges from Malaysia to India.
3. It is listed as vulnerable in the IUCN red list of species.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.12. With reference to Direct-to-Mobile (D2M) Broadcasting technology, consider the following statements:
1. It doesn’t require an active internet connection for broadcasting.
2. It will help the telecom service providers to decongest valuable mobile spectrum.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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