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08th Nov, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz


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1. Consider the following statements

1) PM KISAN is a Central Sector scheme with 100% funding from Government of India

2) Under this programme, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land upto 2 acres, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year.

3) Definition of family for the scheme is husband, wife and minor children.

4) All Institutional Land holders are eligible beneficiaries.


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2. Consider the following statements regarding Institutions of Eminence scheme

1) The institutes of eminence scheme under the Union Education Ministry aims to project Indian institutes to global recognition

2) The selected institutes will enjoy complete academic and administrative autonomy.

3) The selection shall be made through challenge method mode by the Empowered Expert Committee constituted for the purpose.

4) All higher education institutions can apply for the eminence tag.

a. 1, 2, 4

b. 2, 3, 4

c. 1, 2, 3

d. 1, 2, 3, 4


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3. Consider the following statements regarding Lightning:

1) Lightning is a very rapid and massive discharge of electricity in the atmosphere which are generated in giant moisture-bearing clouds that are 10-12 km tall.

2) Lightning always strike tall objects such as trees, towers or buildings.

3) Lightning occurs commonly during thunderstorms


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4. “Colistin”, recently seen in news is a

a. Cryptocurrency

b. Dragon tree species

c. Antibiotic

d. Herbicide


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5. Consider the following statements regarding Microdot technology:

1) Microdot technology involves spraying the body and parts of the vehicle or any other machine with microscopic dots, which give a unique identification

2) These microdots can be read physically with a microscope and identified with ultra violet light source.

3) The microdots cannot be removed without damaging the vehicle itself


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6. Consider the following statements regarding Iodine:

1) Iodine is a vital macro-nutrient for optimal mental and physical development of human beings

2) Deficiency of iodine can lead to hypothyroidism, abortion, still births, mental retardation and psychomotor defects.

3) Children born in iodine deficient areas may have low intelligence quotient (IQ).


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7. Consider the following statements about Trans-fats:

1) Trans-fat is a type of unsaturated fat.

2) Trans fats also occur naturally

3) Trans fats give food a desirable taste and texture.


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8) Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) developed “Shakti” is related to

a. Climate vulnerability maps developed for Himalayan states

b. Utilising black carbon soot for treating industrial waste

c. Microprocessor

d. Magnetic Graphene


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9. Consider the following statements regarding C-Sat-Fi technology:

1) C-Sat-Fi technology is based on satellite communication to extend connectivity to the unserved areas including the remote islands and difficult terrains.

2) C-Sat-Fi can work on any WiFi enabled phone.

Which of the above statements is/are correct:


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10.Consider the following events:

1) Munda Rebellion

2) Bodo Movement

3) Santhal rebellion

4) Kuki Uprising

Arrange the above in the chronological order and select the correct answer codes:

a. 2-4-1-3

b. 4-2-1-3

c. 3-1-2-4

d. 3-1-4-2