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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 10-04-2021 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

  1. It was founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, independent India’s first Education Minister.
  2. It works under the administrative control of Ministry of Culture.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) SARTHAQ Initiative was launched recently by which of the following ministries?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) With respect to UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), consider the following statements:

  1. It is an International treaty adopted and signed in 1982.
  2. United States of America (USA) has both signed and ratified the convention.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements

  1. Article 25 of Indian Constitution guarantees the right to freely profess, practise and propagate religion, subject to public order, morality and health.
  2. Religious faith is a part of the fundamental Right to Privacy.

 Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) With respect to India’s Territorial Waters, Continental Shelf, Exclusive Economic Zone and Other Maritime Zones Act, 1976, consider the following statements:

  1. Exclusive Economic Zone is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial waters, and the limit of such zone is two hundred nautical miles from the baseline.
  2. Under the law, all foreign ships including warships shall enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial waters of India.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Madhukranti Portal

  1. It is an initiative of Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and TRIFED.
  2. It is being developed for online registration to achieve traceability source of Honey and other beehive products on a digital platform.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Consider the following statements with respect to International Quiet Ocean Experiment (IQOE)

  1. It uses hydrophones to record low-frequency signals from whales and other marine animals, as well as those emanated by human activities.
  2. International Maritime Organization (IMO) and IUCN are implementing the project and funded by UN- Environment Program.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Tribunals

  1. It is a quasi-judicial institution that is set up to deal with problems such as resolving administrative or tax-related disputes.
  2. Santhanam Committee recommendations led to the introduction of tribunals in India.
  3. Constitutional provisions contemplate the establishment of tribunals for public service matters only and not for certain other matters.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to Clean Ganga Fund (CGF)

  1. It is set up with voluntary contributions from residents of the country, NRIs and Person of Indian Origin (PIO).
  2. It is set up as a trust under the Indian Trusts Act and managed by a Trust to be headed by Finance Minister.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Government Securities Acquisition Programme (G-SAP)

  1. Under this the RBI will purchase government securities worth Rs 1 lakh crore in the first quarter of FY22.
  2. It will help market participants to bid better in scheduled auctions and reduce volatility in bond prices.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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