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25th Nov, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. NASA’s Ingenuity mission is related to

A. Study Neptune and Uranus during planetary flybys

B. Deep space exploration systems

C. Flying Helicopter on Mars

D. Nuclear-powered drone to search for life on Mars

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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding Remdesivir

1) Remdesivir is an injectable anti-viral that kills the virus in the human body.

2) It was used to treat SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome).

3) It is usually given in the early stages of hospitalisation, since late use has little effect.

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Q3. Which of the following are the major applications of Zeolites

1) Commercial adsorbents and catalysts

2) Commercial water purification and softening

3) Oxygen production

4) Store solar heat harvested from solar thermal collectors

3) The goods produced are distributed among people on the basis of Purchasing Power

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Q4. Consider the following statements regarding International Court of Justice:

1) ICJ acts as an appeal court for any international tribunal.

2) The judgements of the ICJ are final and without appeal.

3) UN Security Council can enforce ICJ rulings

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Q5. UN convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities includes which of these rights for the differently abled

1) Rights to accessibility including the information technology

2) Rights to live independently and be included in the community

3) Rights to participate in political and public life

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Q6. Consider the following statements:

1) India is the world's largest crude oil importer.

2) At present, OPEC countries meet 90% of India's crude oil demand.

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

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Q7. Hague Code of Conduct (HCOC), sometimes seen in news, is related to

A. Code of Conduct for civil servants working for United Nations

B. Prevention of the proliferation of ballistic missiles

C. Prohibition of the usage of biological weapons by the member countries

D. None of the above

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Q8. Consider the following statements

1) At present, Saudi Arabia is the largest supplier of Crude oil to India.

2) OPEC+ is an alliance of crude producers, who have been undertaking corrections in supply in the oil markets.

3) OPEC membership is open to any country that is a substantial exporter of oil and which shares the ideals of the organization.

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding UN Security Council

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

2) The presidency of the Council is held by each of the members in turn for one month, following the English alphabetical order of the Member States names.

3) It was established in 1945 and headquartered in Geneva

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Q10. Consider the following statements about the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC):

1) Nepal and Bhutan are members of the BIMSTEC

2) It was established through the Bangkok Declaration

3) It is an implicit free trade agreement among the member nations.