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26th Oct, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz

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Q1. CIBER-2 mission, recently seen in news is related to

A. Study atmospheric chemistry of Planet Venus

B. Study the Martian environment and look for evidences of past and current lifeforms.

C. Studying the supernova remnants

D. Count the number of stars that exist in the Universe

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Q2. 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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Q3. 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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Q4. The International Energy Agency’s mandate focus on

1) Energy security

2) Economic development

3) Environmental protection

Select the correct answer code:

A. 1, 2

B. 1, 3

C. 2, 3

D. 1, 2, 3

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Q5. 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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Q6. 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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Q7. An Agricultural produce market committee (APMC) is established by the:

A. Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs

B. Authorized Local area Vendors (ALAVs)

C. State Government

D. Local Government

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Q8. The Democracy Index has been released by

A. World Economic Forum

B. The Economist Intelligence Unit


D. Amnesty International

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Q9. One of the implications of equality in society is the absence of

A. Privileges

B. Restraints

C. Competition

D. Ideology

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Q10. Recognition of Prior Learning Scheme’ is sometimes mentioned in the news with reference to

A. Certifying the skills acquired by construction workers through traditional channels.

B. Enrolling the persons in Universities for distance learning programmes.

C. Reserving some skilled jobs to rural and urban poor in some public sector undertakings

D. Certifying the skills acquired by trainees under the National Skill Development Programme