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20th Oct, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz


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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the hills located in North-East region

1. Mishmi Hills are located in the state of Assam.

2. Mikir Hills are located in the state of Manipur.

3. Langpangkong Cave Ranges are located in the state of Nagaland.

Which of the following statements given above is/are incorrect

A. 1 and 3 only

B. 2 only

C. 1 and 2 only

D. 1, 2 and 3 only


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Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Gallantry Awards given in India

1. Mahavir Chakra is the highest gallantry award given to officers and other enlisted persons of the military, followed by the Param Vir Chakra

2. Both the Mahavir Chakra and the Param Vir Chakra were instituted on the 26th January 1972, following Indian soldiers brave efforts in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2 only

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q3. Consider the following statements regarding the Notified Area Commiitee

1. Members of the Notified Area Committee are partly nominated, and partly elected representatives, as per the directions published in the Gazette of that state.

2. Notified Area Committee is established through a statutory act passed by the Legislative Assembly of that particular state.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q4. Bharatmala Pariyojana, recently seen in the news, comes under the ambit of which of the Following

A. A scheme to develop ports in India introduced by the Ministry of Shipping, Ports and Waterways

B. A scheme to develop tourist places in India introduced by the Ministry of Tourism

C. A scheme to develop highways in India introduced by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

D. A scheme to enhance the tree cover in India introduced by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change


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Q5. Consider the following statements about the Agricultural Exports in India

1. The Agricultural Export Policy, 2018 aims to double agricultural exports from the present $30 billion to $60 billion by 2024.

2. India has been the largest exporter of rice in the world since the last 5 years consistently

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q6. Consider the following statements about Legislative Councils:

1. Under Article 155 of the constitution, Parliament may by law create or abolish the second chamber in a state if the Legislative Assembly of that state passes a resolution to that effect by a special majority.

2. Maximum strength of the Legislative Councils can be 1/3rd of the members of the Legislative Assembly, while the minimum strength should be atleast 60 members.

Which of the following statements given above is/are incorrect:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q7. Consider the following statements regarding suspension of Member of Parliaments in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

1. The speaker in the Lok Sabha and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha have the powers to suspend any member of that house and the authority to revoke the suspension also lies with the speaker or the chairman

2. The Speaker or the Chairman can suspend any member for the entire duration of the term of the Lok Sabha in case of Lok Sabha or for the remaining period of their tenure in case of Rajya Sabha.

Select the correct answer code:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q8. Consider the following statements:

1. Goa became a part of India on 19 December 1965, post the Portuguese left India after ‘Operation Vijay’ was undertaken by the Indian Armed Forces.

2. Goa became a full-fledged state in 1977.

Which of the following statements given above is/are incorrect:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q9. Consider the following statements about National Anthem of India:

1. National Anthem of India was sung for the time in the Congress Session held in Bombay in 1911.

2. The full version of the National Anthem played on all major occasions is played for a duration of approximately 60 seconds.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q10. Consider the following statements about Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018:

1. A Fugitive Economic Offender is a person against whom an arrest warrant has been issued for committing an offence listed in the Act and the value of the offence is at least Rs. 200 crore.

2. Upon confiscation of property under this act, all rights and titles of the property will vest in the respective state government where the economic crime had taken place initially.

Which of the following statements given above is/are incorrect:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2