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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 20 Sep 2021 to 25 Sep 2021

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Melamine:
1. Melamine is an organic base chemical rich in nitrogen.
2. It is usually added to increase the taste of the food.
3. At present, there is no restriction on its quantity in food products.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following statements:
1. A space station is a large spacecraft that remains in low-earth orbit for a long time period.
2. International Space Station is a collaborative effort between various space agencies.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q3. With reference to Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), consider the following statements:
1. It is an intergovernmental military alliance of Latin American countries.
2. In the CSTO, aggression against one signatory is perceived as aggression against all.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements about the AUKUS alliance:
1. It is a three-way climate alliance between Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa.
2. It aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 10 percent every 5 years, equivalent to the halving of per capita emissions by 2030.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Q5. Astronauts have to wear special protective space suits filled with air when they go to the moon or outer space. This is because of_
1. Lack of air pressure in these regions.
2. Presence of very low temperature.
3. Dangerous radiation in these regions.
Select the correct answer code:

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Q6. Prime editing, sometimes seen in the news is related to_ 

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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding RTS,S:
1. It is the first developed vaccine that provides protection against Tuberculosis.
2. In African countries, it is playing an effective role in reducing childhood deaths due to severe malaria.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q8. In the context of a comparison of Conventional Urea with Nano Urea, consider the following statements:
1. In comparison to Conventional Urea, the Nano Urea is more effective.
2. Nano Urea is more economic and environmental friendly.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q9. Read the following statements regarding E. V. Ramasamy Periyar:
1. E.V. Ramasamy joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in 1919.
2. He was the chief proponent of Vaikom satyagraha.
3. He questioned the subjugation of non-Brahmin.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q10. Read the following statements regarding Quad countries:
1. All participating Quad members are developed countries.
2. This is also like an economic block.
3. This block has unofficially targeted China and few other countries.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q11. PayNow, with which India has announced the linking of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), is a payment interface. It_
1. assists users to make instant and low-cost fund transfers.
2. provides peer-to-peer fund transfer service.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q12. Which one of the following organizations publishes Groundswell report?

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Q13. Read the following statements regarding REX MKII:
1. This is a remote-controlled armed robot.
2. It is developed by USA naval laboratories.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q14. During 2020-21, the government provided the highest subsidy on_

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Q15. Read the following statements regarding 2+2 dialogue:
1. Australia
2. Rusia
3. USA
4. Japan
Which of the above countries have 2+2 dialog dialogue with India?

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Q16. Read the following statements regarding Chandrayaan-2:
1. It comprised an orbiter, lander named Pragyan and rover named Vikram.
2. It was launched by GSLV Mk-III in 2019 from the Sriharikota spaceport.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q17. Read the following statements regarding PRADAN portal:
1. This portal is developed by the ministry of rural development.
2. This portal provides information panchayat-wise at the state level.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q18. Read the following statements regarding Methanol:
1. The first Indigenously Designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant has been opened in Hyderabad.
2. Methanol has a very high energy content in comparison to petrol and diesel.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q19. Read the following statements:
1. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) consists of both government and civil society organizations.
2. IUCN was created in 2000 to conserve natural oil reserves.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q20. Consider the following statements:
1. Nipah was first recognized in the 2020 pandemic as a seasonal flu virus.
2. It originated in pigs but is spread from person to person.
Which of the given above statements is/are correct?