Current Affairs based MCQ DEC 28

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1.Consider the following statements with reference to Noble prize in Medicine or Physiology:

  1. Circadian rhythm explains how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with Earth’s revolutions.

  2. The winners are chosen by Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute Medicine is first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year.

  3. Har Gobind Khorana is an Awardee of both Noble prize and Bharat Ratna.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
2. Which of the following statements are true about Sagarmala project?

  1. It is to modernize the Indian ports.

  2. It promotes port-led development in the country by harnessing India’s 7,500-km long coastline, 14,500-km of potentially navigable waterways and strategic location on key international maritime trade routes.

  3. It is implemented by Sagarmala Development Company under Ministry of Shipping.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
3. Consider the following statements in the context of Supercomputing in India:

  1. A computer with a high level of computing performance compared to a general purpose computer and performance measured in FLOPS (floating point operations per second).

  2. The first indigenous supercomputer was developed indigenously in 1991 by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing which was called as PARAM 8000.

  3. PARAM ISHAN can be used for Weather, climate modeling and seismic data processing.


Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
4. Consider the following Statements regarding Central Electricity Authority:

  1. In all technical matters, the Ministry of Power is assisted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

  2. It is the designated authority for cross border trade of electricity.

  3. It is also responsible for concurrence of hydro power development schemes of central, state and private sectors for efficient development of river and its tributaries for power generation.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
5. Bringing Green Revolution to eastern India is a sub scheme of
6. Consider the following statements with respect to Gravitational waves and Projects related to it:

  1. Gravitational waves are 'ripples' in the fabric of space-time caused by some of the most violent and energetic processes in the Universe

  2. LIGO project helps to understand Earth's interior by studying seismic waves India is a partner in LIGO project.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
7. Consider the following statements with reference to National Safai Karamcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC).

  1. To extend loans to students from the community of Safai Karamcharis/Scavengers for pursuing professional or technical education at graduation or higher levels.

  2. NSKFDC is to act as an apex institution for all round Socio­economic upliftment of the Scavengers Safai Karamcharis and their dependents throughout India.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
8. Consider the following statements in the context of National Biodiversity Authority:

  1. National Biodiversity Authority has been constituted under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

  2. It performs advisory function for the Government of India on issues of conservation, sustainable use of biological resources and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the use of biological resources.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
9. Which of the following statements are correct regarding World Health Organisation?

  1. It is a specialised agency of the United Nations

  2. Its parent organisation is United Nations Economic and Social Council

  3. Regional Director (RD), is appointed by the Regional Committee.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
10. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) set up in 2005 recommended that the Lokpal be given a constitutional status and renamed the 'Rastriya Lokayukta'.

  2. The judiciary is within the purview of Lokpal/Lokayukta in India.

  3. Once a Lokpal chairperson, he/she cannot contest any of the elections.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?