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08th Nov, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Chausath Yogini Temple:

1) The uniqueness of this temple is its circular shape that is popularly believed to have inspired the design of the Indian Parliament.

2) The temple is located in Madhya Pradesh.

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Q2. Consider the following statements:

1) It is the folk dance performed by the women in Rajasthan

2) The costumes and dance movement are similar to that of the serpents

3) The UNESCO has inscribed this dance in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010.

The above statements refer to which folk dance:

A. Ghoomar

B. Chhau

C. Garba

D. Kalbelia

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Q3. With reference to art and archaeological history of India, which of the following are associated with the reign of Ashoka:

1) Rock-cut Elephant at Dhauli

2) Lomus Rishi caves

3) Badami Caves

4) Udayagiri Caves

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Q4. With reference to the religious history of India, the “Sautrantika” sect belongs to:

A. Jainism

B. Sikhism

C. Hinduism

D. Buddhism

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding Sangam age:

1) Agriculture was the chief occupation of the people and Land revenue was the chief source of state’s Income.

2) Ship building and ornaments making was prominent

3) The main exports were cotton fabrics, spices and ivory products.

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Q6. Consider the following statements regarding Nitrogen pollution:

1) Since Nitrates cannot penetrate deep into the soil they pollute only surface water and not groundwater

2) Nitrogen dioxide is a greenhouse gas

3) Agriculture remains the largest contributor to nitrogen emissions.

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Q7. Which of the following best defines the Biosphere:

A. It is the upper region of lithosphere

B. It is the narrow zone where land, water and air come together to contain life forms

C. It is the lower atmospheric region near the hydrosphere.

D. It is the abiotic component of all forms on earth.

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Q8. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law on data protection and privacy in:

A. United States of America

B. China

C. European Union (EU)

D. Australia

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Q9. Resolution 2231 of the United Nations Security Council, sometimes seen in news is related to

A. Israeli–Palestinian conflict

B. Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

C. Iran Nuclear Programme

D. USA withdrawal from Afghanistan

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding United Nations Security Council (UNSC):

1) It is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states.

2) All decisions of the UNSC must be approved by the UN General Assembly to be enforced.

3) It recommends new states for admission as member states of the United Nations (UN).

Which of the above statements is/are correct: