Current Affairs based MCQ JAN 23

Welcome to your Current Affairs based MCQ JAN 23

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1. Consider the following statements with reference to Nirbhaya Missile:

  1. It is India’s first long range subsonic cruise missile.

  2. It is a two stage missile, powered by solid rocket motor booster.


Which of the above statement is/are Incorrect?
2. One major reason which affects the air quality in Delhi during the onset of winter is the burning of predominantly which crop(s) stubble in neighbouring Haryana and Punjab?
3. What are the ill-effects of stubble burning?

  1. Loss of soil nutrients.

  2. Reduced Nitrogen tie-up.

  3. Reduction in soil structure, that is, soil aggregate stability is affected.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. Consider the following statements with reference to the meteorological phenomenon of ‘Temperature Inversion’:

  1. When temperature inversion occurs, a layer of cool air at the surface is overlain by a layer of warmer air.

  2. It is a behaviour observed only in the troposphere.

  3. This effect is largely confined to land regions.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
5. With reference to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC), consider the following statements:

  1. It is the first global public health treaty.

  2. It contains provisions that are intended to help interested farmers find economically sustainable alternatives to tobacco farming.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
6. “Reasonable restrictions” are mentioned in the Constitution, on the use of Article 19 with regard to certain topics. These “reasonable restrictions” were introduced into the Constitution by
7. Consider the following statements:

  1. A supernova is the explosion of a star

  2. The Crab Nebula is the result of a supernova

  3. ISRO’s AstroSat enables scientists to analyse the contents of the Crab Nebula


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
8. Section 126 of the Representation of People’s Act currently prohibits publication of ads/displaying any election matter during the period of 48 hours before the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in a constituency by means of

  1. Television

  2. Social Media

  3. Radio

  4. Print Media

9. Consider the following statements about NITI Aayog’s Darpan Portal:

  1. Promote competitive federalism

  2. Foster healthy partnerships between the Government and Non-Governmental Organisations


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
10. The ‘Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC)’ programme has been initiated by