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22nd Nov, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. According to the terms of the ‘Subsidiary Alliance’, Indian rulers were

1) Not allowed to have their independent armed forces

2) Supposed to protect the British representatives in the princely states

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding Mahalwari system:

1) Warren Hastings was associated with the conception of this system

2) Under the system, ryots paid a variable sum to the Zamindars who then paid to the British

3) Village lands, forestland and pastures were included under the system.

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Q3. Welby Commission setup in British India concerned an enquiry into the:

A. Educational reforms in Indian Universities

B. Atrocities of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

C. Royal Indian Navy (RIN) mutiny

D. Drain of wealth issue

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Q4. The Poligar revolt of early 19th Century was rooted in

A. General discontentment with foreign rule

B. Oppressive land revenue system

C. Control of tribal forests and river streams by British government

D. Enmity of tribals with non-tribals

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Q5. Consider the following statements regarding Black holes

1) A black hole is an astronomical object with a gravitational pull so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape from it.

2) The area outside the boundary of Black holes, called the event horizon does emit all kinds of radiations, even visible light.

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Q6. Scientists usually study asteroids for which of the following reasons

1) Asteroids provide information about the formation and history of planets and the sun.

2) To look for asteroids that might be potentially hazardous.

3) Asteroids offer a source of volatiles and an extraordinarily rich supply of minerals.

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Q7. Consider the following statements:

1) Among all human pathogens, bacteria tend to become most resistant to antibiotics because of their physiology.

2) Bacteria does not exchange resistant genes during sexual reproduction.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect

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Q8. A shortage of investible capital in an economy can result from

1) Low savings

2) Very high and erratic inflation

3) Low borrowing costs

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Q9. Aggregate demand is an important economic indicator. It can be increased by

1) More investments

2) Higher Taxation

3) Increasing bank rate by RBI

Select the correct answer code:

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Q10. ‘Economic efficiency’ as used by economists and policymakers is related to which of the following

1) Equal allocation of goods and services to all consumers and corporations.

2) Resource efficient production