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20th Nov, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. Consider the following statements

1) The energy required for the life within the biosphere comes only from the sun

2) Ecotone is larger than a biome.

3) A well-developed ecotone may contain some unique organisms which might be absent in the adjacent ecosystems.

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Q2. Consider the following statements

1) In the composition of living organisms, carbon constitutes the maximum share in the dry weight of organisms.

2) In the total quantity of global carbon, maximum percentage of carbon is found dissolved in oceans

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Q3. Which of the following activities releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere

1) Respiratory activities of the producers and consumers.

2) Processing of waste materials by Decomposers.

3) Forest Fire

4) Combustion of organic matter

5) Volcanic activity

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Q4. Which of the following are the ecosystem services provided by Wetlands

1) Water purification

2) Aquifer recharge

3) Microclimate regulation

4) Aesthetic enhancement of landscapes

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Q5. Faith for rights (F4R) movement, recently seen in news is associated with

A. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)

B. United Nations

C. World Economic Forum (WEF)

D. Oxfam International

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Q6. Consider the following statements about International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

1) International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.

2) The covenant commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals including rights to due process and a fair trial.

3) The ICCPR is part of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI):

1) GPAI is a first initiative of its type for evolving better understanding of the challenges and opportunities around Artificial Intelligence

2) The goal is to facilitate international collaboration, reduce duplication between governments, and act as a global reference point on discussions on responsible AI

3) It is supported by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

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Q8. Which of the following countries are members of both BIMSTEC and SAARC

1) Bangladesh

2) Bhutan

3) Myanmar

4) Sri Lanka

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Q9. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), is related to:

A. Indian military action carried out in 1984 to remove militant religious leaders in Punjab

B. U.S. government’s Global War on Terrorism

C. Reassure safe passage of Indian flagged vessels transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

D. Humanitarian assistance aimed to supply relief packages to Bangladesh for migrant Rohingya Muslims

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Q10. Consider the following statements regarding North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

1) NATO membership is open to any country that is willing to accept the terms of the military alliance.

2) All decisions are taken by consensus in NATO.

3) The Membership Action Plan (MAP) of NATO is a military code that prohibits attack on member countries by any of the NATO members.