Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 14 to 19 November, 2022

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'Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 14 to 19 November, 2022

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Q1. With Reference to World Energy Outlook 2022 report Consider the following statements:

  1. It is an annual report published by the International Energy Agency.
  2. The USA has been the world’s top exporter of fossil fuels.
  3. Global energy crisis caused by war in Ukraine

Which of the above statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q2. With Reference to Forest Declaration Assessment Consider the following statements:

  1. In 2021, deforestation rates declined at the global level by 6.3 per cent compared to the 2018-20 baseline.
  2. A 10 per cent annual reduction is required to stop deforestation.
  3. India will be the largest contributor of deforestation in the world.

Which of the above statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q3. With Reference to The Global TB report, consider the following statements:

  1. The Global TB report is released every year by the World Health Organization.
  2. The number of reported cases of TB fell.
  3. The global spending on essential TB services has increased. 

Which of the above statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q4. With Reference Global Gender Wealth Equity Report 2022, consider the following statements:

  1. The Global Gender Wealth Equity Report was jointly developed by  the World Economic Forum.
  2. India is on the top in gender wealth gap in the Asia-Pacific.
  3. Financial literacy of working women is low in India. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q5. With Reference to “The Adaptation Gap Report 2022”  Consider the following statements:

  1. The title of the report is Too Little, Too Slow – Climate adaptation failure puts world at risk.
  2. The world is currently on track for a 2.8°C increase in average global temperature.
  3. The 2022 report found that at least 84% of parties to the UNFCCC have adaptation plans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q6. With Reference to Unified District Information System Consider the following statements:

  1. UDISE was developed by the Department of School Education and Literacy.
  2. The total enrollment in school education from primary to higher secondary is decreased.
  3. Highest number of enrolment of students in government schools happened in Uttar Pradesh.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q7. With Reference to Mangrove Alliance for Climate, consider the following statements:

  1. The Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC) is an intergovernmental alliance.
  2. Pakistan is a member of this alliance.
  3. Its members can determine their own commitments towards planting and restoring mangrove forests.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q8. With Reference to Pseudohelice annamalai, consider the following statements:

  1. New species of estuarine crab named Pseudohelice annamalai was discovered in Cuddalore District in TamilNadu.
  2. It dwells in muddy banks of mangroves.
  3. The new species is aggressive.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q9. With Reference to Mother Tongue Survey of India Consider the following statements:

  1. The Mother Tongue Survey of India (MTSI) project is implemented by the state Governments. 
  2. 43.6 percent of the population (52.8 crore people) declared Hindi to be their mother tongue.
  3. National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) is currently documenting and preserving the linguistic data.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q10. With Reference to the Infrastructure Resilience Accelerator fund, consider the following statements:

  1. Infrastructure Resilience Accelerator Fund (IRAF) is a multi-partner trust fund set up by the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.
  2. The initial focus of this fund will be on supporting board area states.
  3. Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) was launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. With Reference to Green Bond Consider the following statements:

  1. Green bonds are financial instruments for the investments in environmentally-suitable and climate friendly projects.
  2. The Indian Government will issue its maiden sovereign green bonds in the next financial year.
  3. The framework was reviewed by the Norway-based CICERO Shades of Green.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q12. With Reference to the Study anaemia in Indian women Consider the following statements:

  1. Sulphate and black carbon – are more associated with anaemia than organics and dust.
  2. It is often accompanied by a disease in red blood cells and depleted blood hemoglobin concentration.
  3. India is currently one of the countries having the highest prevalence of anaemia among women of reproductive age. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?