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Weekly Current Affairs Quizzes : 6 sep 2021 to 11 sep 2021

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding The National Mission on Edible Oil-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP):
1. The aim of the scheme is to raise the import of palm oil by three times.
2. India is one of the largest consumers of vegetable oil in the world.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. The National Statistical Commission of India is a statutory body.
2. The National Sample Survey Office comes under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q3. Consider the following statements with regard to Angikaar Campaign:
1. It is a flagship programme launched by the Ministry of Rural Development.
2. It aims at social behaviour change, focusing on issues such as water & energy conservation, waste management, health, etc.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q4. Which one of the following is an apex body to coordinate the activities of all institutions involved in the rural financing system?

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Q5. Kudumbashree, recently seen in the news, is a community-based poverty reduction programme started in which of the following states?

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Q6. Consider the following statement with regard to the Jal Jeevan Mission:
1. It is a central government programme under the Ministry of Jal Shakti.
2. It aims to provide individual household tap connections to all rural households by 2024.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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Q7. Consider the factors suggested by the State Reorganization Commission (1953) to be taken into account in any scheme of reorganization of states?
1. Linguistic and cultural homogeneity
2. Strengthening of the unity of the country
3. Financial considerations
4. Promotion of welfare of the people
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Q8. RalDer-X which appeared in the news, is not related to which of the following?

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding Trans-fats:
1. Artificial Trans-fats are formed when hydrogen is made to react with the vegetable oil.
2. They are used as an adulterant as they are cheap.
3. They do not increase the shelf life of food items.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding Nano Urea:
1. In comparison to Conventional Urea the uptake efficiency of Nano Urea is more than 80 %.
2. Production of it seems cheaper than conventional urea.
3. In the long run, Nano urea liquid reduces the emissions of nitrous oxide into the soil, air, and water bodies.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q11. Consider the following statements regarding Monoclonal antibodies:
1. They are artificially created antibodies.
2. Monoclonal antibodies are used for people whose immune systems are unable to make sufficient amounts of antibodies.
3. They are used in treating Ebola, HIV and psoriasis.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q12. Pneumoconiosis, sometimes seen in news is related to_

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Q13. Quantum dots (QDs) are man-made nanoscale crystals that can transport electrons. Potential applications of quantum dots include_

1. Solar Cells

2.  LEDs

3.  Single-electron transistors

4. Medical Imaging

5. Cell Biology Research
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Q14. Consider the following statements regarding Dry ice:
1. Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide.
2. It has a lower temperature than that of water ice.
3. It is used for the rapid production of insects in closed containers of grains.
Which of the above statements are correct?

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Q15. Consider the following statements regarding 5G Technology:
1. 5G or fifth generation is the latest upgrade in the long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband networks.
2. 5G Technology supports only for a high-frequency spectrum.
3. 5G is set to be as much as 100 times faster than 4G.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q16. Consider the following statements regarding Serial Interval related to Covid-19 infection:
1. The serial interval is the duration between symptom onset of a primary case and symptom onset of secondary cases generated by the primary case.
2. The serial interval helps to gauge the effectiveness of infection control interventions.
3. Delay in identifying and isolating the person who contracted Covid-19 leads to shorter serial intervals.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q17. Ceres, Haumea, and Eris, sometimes seen in the news are_

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Q18. Consider the following statements regarding methanogens:
1. Methanogens are microorganisms that are capable of generating methane as a metabolic byproduct.
2. They are found in swamps, dead organic matter, and even in the human gut.
3. They cannot survive in high temperatures.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q19. Consider the following statements about Astrosat mission:
1. It is a solar coronagraph mission of ISRO.
2. It was launched by the PSLV C-100 vehicle.
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?

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Q20. With reference to the “Visible Light Communication” technology, which of the following statements are correct?
1. VLC uses electromagnetic spectrum wavelengths around 500 nm.
2. VLC is known for very long-range optical wireless communication.
3. VLC can transmit large amounts of data faster than bluetooth.
4. VLC has low or no electromagnetic interference.
Select the correct answer using the given code below: