Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 21/08/2022 to 28/08/2022

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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 21/08/2022 to 28/08/2022

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Q.1. Consider the following statements regarding The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission:
1. The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) was launched on December 8, 2021 by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
2. This scheme has met its goal of training one million students on July 31, 2022, before the deadline of August 15, 2022.
3. This programme was launched with the aim of raising and stimulating innovation and creativity, and thus contributing to cultural and economic development of society.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.2. Consider the following statements regarding “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022” report:
1. According to the “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022” report, the unemployment rate among youth aged 15-24 has reached 10.6% across the world.
2. As per report, the number of unemployed young people has decreased from 75 million in 2021 to 73 million in 2022.
3. This report has been released by the World Bank.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.3. Consider the following statements regarding Climate Change initiative:
1. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has partnered with the Government of Japan, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Climate Change.
2. This initiative will extend support to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs), in a bid to achieve net-zero emissions.
3. They will promote climate mitigation by placing clean energy infrastructure and low-emission technologies in important sectors like Health; Transport, Micro, Small, & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and Agriculture.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.4. Consider the following statements regarding Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network :
1. China and Nepal recently gave their consent to construct the “Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network”.
2. Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity network will be constructed under the Belt & Road Initiative of China.
3. The network involves internal improvements to Nepalese transport infrastructure like Koshi Economic Corridor, Karnali Economic Corridor and Gandaki Economic Corridor.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.5. Consider the following statements regarding The Nature Index 2022:
1. The Nature Index 2022 was recently released. Survey for the index was conducted based on research articles published in chemistry, life sciences, physical sciences and earth & environment.
2. In the index, University of Andhra has secured first position among Indian Universities.
3. It records contributions to research articles, published across 82 high-quality natural science journals.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.6. Consider the following statements regarding Smile-75 initiative:
1. Under the Smile-75 initiative, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has marked 75 Municipal Corporations for comprehensive rehabilitation of persons practicing the act of bagging.
2. SMILE stands for “Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”.
3. In India, Begging is not a criminal act in cities like Delhi and Mumbai, in accordance with Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, BPBA (1959)
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.7. Consider the following statements regarding zoonotic virus, Langya:
1. Another zoonotic virus, Langya, was recently discovered in China, after deadly coronavirus was detected in 2019.
2. Langya Virus is a phylogenetically distinct Henipavirus.
3. Langya virus causes fever. However, deeper investigation of other associated illnesses is underway.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.8. Consider the following statements regarding “India ki Udaan” initiative:
1. The Ministry of Culture has launched the “India ki Udaan” initiative in association with Google.
2. It aims to take citizens to the rich culture & heritage of India, by means of its rich archives and featuring artistic illustrations.
3. It is being implemented by Google Arts and Culture, in association with the Ministry of Culture.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q.10. Consider the following statements regarding Kala-azar diseases:
1. The Union Government of India has set the target to eliminate Kala-azar from the country by 2023.
2. Kala Azar is also called Leishmaniasis.
3. Only drug that is used to treat kala azar is rifampicin.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

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Q11. What do you understand by the term “Thucydidan Trap”, used in context of USA and China rivalry?
1. Thucydides Trap is a situational concept describing an apparent tendency towards war when an emerging power threatens to displace an existing great power.
2. Thucydides Trap is a situational concept describing an apparent tendency towards misunderstanding due to presence of many powers in a region.
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Q12. Recently supreme court has given equal rights to an unmarried woman to that of married women in case of termination of pregnancy. In this context which of the following statements are true with respect to MTP A. Act 2021?
1. It proposes to accept fthe ailure of contraception, rape, incest or minor women as valid reasons for abortion.
2. It raises the legally permissible limit for an abortion to 24 weeks from the current 20 weeks.
3. Opinion of 1 registered medical practitioner for termination of pregnancy up to 20 weeks of gestation and 2 for up to 24 weeks.
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Q.9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Badhe Chalo Campaign’:
1. The Ministry of Culture has launched the ‘Badhe Chalo Campaign’, with the aim of connecting with the youth of India and infusing a deep sense of patriotism among them.
2. The Union Government had launched the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative to commemorate and celebrate the 75 years of progressive India.
3. Through the ‘Jan Bhagidari’ initiative, the ministry also aims to support the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ movement
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?