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23nd Sep, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz


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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Coal Sector in India

1) Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 permits the Government to auction coal mines to the private sector for both captive and Commercial purposes.

2) Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 extends to the whole of India.

3) India allows 100% FDI in the coal sector

Select the incorrect code

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. 3 only

D. None of the above


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Q2. In India, the sectors where FDI is not allowed are

1) Investment in Chit Funds

2) Tobacco industry

3) All Agricultural or Plantation Activities

4) Satellite and its associated activities

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 1, 2, 3 only

B. 1, 2

C. 1, 2, 4 only

D. 1, 2, 3, 4


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Q3. Industrial projects located in which of the following notified ecologically sensitive areas would require environmental clearance irrespective of the type of project

1) Religious and historic places

2) Gulf areas

3) Tribal settlements

4) International border areas

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 1, 3, 4

C. 2, 3, 4

D. 1, 2, 3, 4


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Q4. Consider the following statements regarding Bats:

1) Bats are the largest mammalian group.

2) They use sonar-based echolocation mechanism to capture prey.

3) They occur on all continents except Antarctica and are particularly diverse in South Asia.

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2

B. 1, 3

C. 2, 3

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q5. Which of the following practices can reduce emissions from agriculture:

1) Alternate wetting and drying of paddy

2) Increasing the productivity of milk and meat production.

3) Organic agriculture.

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2

B. 1, 3

C. 2, 3

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q6. Which of the following certification marks in India are correctly matched:

1) BIS hallmark: Certifies the purity of gold jewellery

2) FPO mark: Mandatory for all food products

3) Ecomark: For products conforming to a set of standards aimed at the least impact on the ecosystem

4) ISI mark: For industrial product.

Select the correct code:

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 1, 3, 4

C. 1, 2, 4

D. 1, 2, 3, 4


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Q7. At present, the AGMARK standards cover quality guidelines for which of the following commodities

1) Basmati Rice

2) Cotton

3) Arecanuts

4) Raw Meat (Chilled or Frozen)

5) Tobacco

6) Compounded Asafoetida

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 1, 3, 4, 5

B. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

C. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

D. 1, 2, 3, 4


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Q8. Which of the following sectors have the applications from the Cyber Physical System:

1) Healthcare

2) Smart Buildings

3) Transportation

4) Robotics

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 1, 2, 4

C. 1, 2, 3, 4

D. 1, 3, 4


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Q9. 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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Q10. India Energy Modelling Forum, recently seen in news is the joint initiative of

A. India and Japan

B. India and USA

C. India and Russia

D. India and Uzbekistan