Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 21 to 26 November, 2022

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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 21 to 26 November, 2022

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding National Logistics Policy:

  1. The aim is to reduce the cost of logistics to around 13 to 14% of GDP.
  2. Policy will be implemented through Comprehensive Logistics Action Plan.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding PM PRANAM scheme:

  1. The PM-PRANAM scheme seeks to incentivise states that use lesser amounts of chemical fertilisers.
  2. The scheme is aimed to reduce the burden on the exchequer.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Q3. The Supreme Court has recently upheld the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act. In this regard consider the following statements:

  1. 103rd constitutional Amendment Act, amended Art 14, Art 15 & Art 16
  2. 10% reservation under EWS category is applicable to those persons who are covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Scheduled Caste.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct:

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Q4. Consider the following statements regarding recently conducted UNFCCC COP27 at Sharm-El-Sheikh:

  1. Climate change University has been proposed to be set up by Mauritius.
  2. UAE-Egypt deal, is regarding the construction of one of the Worlds Largest solar power plant. 

Which among the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?

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Q5. The term ‘GWOT’ is sometimes mentioned in the news. It is related to which of the following subject ?

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Q6. Recently Prime Minister Modi greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Guru Nayak Jayanti. In this context consider the following statements regarding Sikhism:

  1. Guru Angad is considered to be the founder of Gurumukhi script.
  2. Adi Granth was compiled by Guru Teg Bahadur.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q7.Consider the following statements regarding the State of Global Climate Report, 2022.

  1. This report is published by the World Meteorological Organisation.
  2. The global average temperature in 2022 is estimated to be about 1.15 degree celsius above the pre-industrial average.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q8. Nepal was recently struck by an Earthquake. In this context consider the following statements regarding various scales of Earthquake:

  1. The range of the Mercalli scale is 0-10 and that of the Richter scale is 1-12.
  2. Richter scale measures the magnitude, while Mercalli scale measures the intensity of Earthquake.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding the Food Price Index:

  1. It is released by the UN World Food Programme.
  2. It is released quarterly in a year.

Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding amendment in aadhar regulations:

  1. Aadhaar Regulations require updation at least once every 10 years from the date of enrolment.
  2. This regulation is limited to updating demographic information and biometric data like fingerprints.
  3. Aadhaar related information can help to eliminate and remove ghost beneficiaries.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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Q11. With Reference to Vikram-S rocket consider the following statements:

  1. It is India’s first privately developed rocket.
  2. It is launched under Mission Prarambh.
  3. It can support communication services like broadband internet and GPS. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q12. With Reference to The Methane Alert and Response System consider the following statements:

  1. It is a satellite-based system that enables governments to detect methane emissions.
  2. It is 1000 times less potent than carbon dioxide in trapping atmospheric heat.
  3. The Global Methane Pledge aims to bring down methane emissions by at least 30 per cent by 2030.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?