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01st Oct, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz


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Q1. Which of the following services generally use encryption to secure data transmission

1) Payment gateways

2) Messaging services

3) Wireless microphones and Bluetooth devices

Select the correct answer code

A. 1, 2

B. 1, 2, 3

C. 1, 3

D. 2, 3


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Q2. Which of the following is/are examples of natural nanomaterials, i.e. those which occur naturally in the world

1) Haemoglobin in our blood

2) Particles in volcanic ash

3) Nano-structures that give colour to peacock’s feathers

4) Exhaust from fossil fuel burning engines

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 2, 3, 4

B. 1, 2, 3, 4

C. 1, 2, 3

D. 1, 2


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Q3. The commercial applications of nano-technology in agriculture sector include

1) Delivery of pesticides and fertilizers

2) Monitoring soil conditions and plant growth

3) Detection of animal and plant pathogens

4) Deliver DNA to plants

Select the correct answer code

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 1, 2

C. 1, 2, 3, 4

D. 1, 2, 4


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Q4. Ministry of Science and Technology recently released new guidelines for the Geo-spatial sector in India. Consider the following statements regarding Geospatial data.

1) Geospatial data is the data about objects or events that have a location on the surface of the earth.

2) The location may be static like the location of a road or dynamic like a moving vehicle or pedestrian

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. 1, 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q5. Artificial Intelligence is beneficial in which of the following areas

1) Personalized online Shopping

2) Credit card frauds prevention

3) GPS mapping technology

4) Identify nutrient deficiencies in the soil

5) 5) Self-driving vehicles

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2, 3, 4

B. 2, 3, 4, 5

C. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

D. 1, 2, 4, 5


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Q6. Acinetobacter baumannii, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli are

A. Agents of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

B. Pathogens that have the ability to develop resistance to antibiotics.

C. Drugs administered to livestock as painkillers/anti-inflammatory drugs.

D. Vectors that cause Malaria


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Q7. Which of the following country is not a member of Gulf Co-operation Council

A. Saudi Arabia

B. Oman

C. United Arab Emirates

D. Iran


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Q8. Which of the following countries are the members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

1) Afghanistan

2) Bhutan

3) Myanmar

4) Bangladesh

5) Sri Lanka

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2, 3, 4

B. 1, 2, 4

C. 1, 2, 4, 5

D. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


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Q9. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) does not cover which of these rights

A. Freedom of assembly

B. Right to fair trial

C. Electoral rights

D. Right to livelihood and employment


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Q10. World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) is the annual flagship event of

A. International Energy Agency (IEA)

B. World Bank

C. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

D. World Economic Forum

Select the correct answer code: