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Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes 27 Sep 2021 to 02 Oct 2021

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Q.1 Consider the following statements:
1. Technical barriers to trade
2. Phytosanitary restrictions
3. Import licensing obstacles
Which of the above statements is/are non-tariff measures?

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Q.2. Swiss challenge method, sometimes seen in the news, may be associated with_

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Q3. Consider the following statements regarding Government Securities Acquisition Program (G-SAP) initiative, recently seen in the news:
1. It is the initiative of the RBI, where it buys Government bonds from the secondary market.
2. It is long-term in nature and its main intention is to achieve the goal of a 5 trillion economy by 2025.
3. It facilitates the government's big borrowing plan at a lower cost.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q4. Consider the following statements:
1. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 was enacted pursuant to Article 15 of the Constitution.
2. It is the legal duty of a person who has knowledge that a child has been sexually abused to report the offense.
3. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child protects children from sexual assault, sexual harassment, and pornography.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding the NISAR mission:
1. NISAR is a satellite developing by ISRO and DRDO to detect movements of the earth’s surface.
2. It will use synthetic aperture radar to produces high-resolution images.
3. It will track changes in croplands, hazard sites and volcanic eruptions.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q6. Consider the following statements regarding ‘None Of The Above (NOTA)’ provision in EVMs in India:
1. It was introduced as per the directions of the Supreme Court.
2. It is considered as a basic right of the voters.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding Brucellosis:
1. Brucellosis is a bacterial disease that mainly infects cattle, swine, goats, sheep and dogs.
2. Humans may get infections through the consumption of contaminated dairy products.
3. Human to human transmission is very rare.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q8. Consider the following statements regarding Agricultural Markets and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI):
1. It evaluates Indian states on the extent to which each of them undertook required agri-reforms.
2. A low AMFFRI rank implies that the state is undertaking desired reforms.
3. AMFFRI is the initiative of the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q9. According to the recent Bird census, there is a decline in the number of migratory birds. What could be the probable reasons for it?
1. Increasing human footprints.
2. Disturbance, especially around the habitats of the migratory birds.
3. Cultivation of water chestnuts at water bodies.
4. Chang in the water level of water bodies.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q10. The government introduced amendments to which of the following Acts to introduce electoral bonds?
1. Income Tax Act of 1961
2. Companies Act of 2013
3. Representation of the People Act of 1951
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q11. Consider the following statements:
1. The share of small and marginal farmers in India has decreased during the last few decades.
2. The Centre has encouraged farmer producer organizations (FPOs) to help Small Farmers.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q12. Which one of the following committees suggested privatization of some operations in Indian railways?

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Q13. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
       Tiger Reserves                               States
1. Satkosia Tiger Reserve           :         Maharashtra

2. Kanha Tiger Reserve               :        Madhya Pradesh

3. Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve    :        Odisha
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q14. Making Peace with Nature report, recently seen in the news was released by which one of the following organizations?

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Q15. Many countries are aiming to achieve a net-zero emission by the middle of this century. Consider the following statements regarding net-zero emission:
1. Net-zero emissions mean that a country would bring down its greenhouse gas emissions to zero.
2. Net-zero emission can be achieved by creating more carbon sinks such as forests and technological-based carbon capture and storage.
3. The net-zero goal was not figured in the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q16. Consider the following statements regarding National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020:
1. The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 is providing the roadmap for the faster adoption of electric vehicles.
2. This scheme has promoted the manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle technology.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q17. The Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) component of Open Defecation Free Plus (ODF Plus) is being monitored on the basis of output-outcome indicators for which of the following areas?
1. Plastic waste management
2. Biodegradable solid waste management
3. Greywater management
4. Fecal sludge management
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

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Q18. A research project has been flagged off for gathering samples for genome mapping of microorganisms in the Indian Ocean. The genome mapping in the ocean will help to_
1. Understand the internal working of the ecosystem of the Indian Ocean.
2. Identify the factors controlling the changes in RNA and DNA of microbes in the oceans.
3. Understand the adaptation of microbes to various micronutrients like nitrates, sulfates and silicates in the ocean.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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Q19. Consider the following statements regarding Ocean Energy:
1. Various forms of ocean energy include tidal, wave and ocean thermal energy.
2. Ocean Energy is considered as renewable energy and is eligible for meeting the non-solar Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO).
3. Asia’s largest Ocean Energy is being produced in Khambhat & Kutch regions.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q20. Consider the following statements regarding the Generalized System of Preference (GSP):
1. It is a preferential tariff system where tariffs can be reduced by a nation in various products.
2. The Generalized System of Preferences is outside the purview of WTO.
3. India has untapped export potential in the European Union (EU) but experiences a huge loss of the EU’s GSP.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?