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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 12-04-2021 - (Online Prelims Test) 

1) Natanz Nuclear Complex, often seen in the news recently, is one of the main uranium enrichment plants of which of the following countries?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) Consider the following statements

  1. The Indus and Ganges River dolphins are same species but found in different waters.
  2. Both Indus and Ganges River Dolphins are classified as ‘Endangered’ by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Umngot River, sometimes seen in the news recently, is located in which of the following states?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) Consider the following statements with respect to Shaphari Scheme

  1. The scheme certifies hatcheries and farms, for a period of two years, which adopts good aquaculture practices.
  2. The scheme was developed by the Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA).
  3. The scheme is based on the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization’s (UN FAOs) technical guidelines on aquaculture certification.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following pairs

  1. La Soufriere Volcano - Indonesia
  2. Thwaites Glacier - Antarctica        

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Consider the following statements with respect to Classical Swine Fever (CSF)

  1. It is caused by type A influenza viruses H1N1, which causes 100% mortality in pigs.
  2. The humans are not affected by this disease and swines are the only species known to be susceptible.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Which of the following statements are incorrect with respect to Municipal Bonds

  1. In India interest rates generated on municipal bonds are exempt from taxation.
  2. It is incentivised by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under Mission AMRUT.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Which of the following states have rolled out Advanced Antiquities Management System?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Consider the following statements with respect to Net-Zero Target

  1. It is a plan on Co2 emissions formulated in COP15, by which a country would bring down its net carbon emission to zero.
  2. It suggests absorption of the emissions through carbon sinks such as forests, and futuristic technologies such as carbon capture and storage.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Sheep Pox

  1. It is a highly contagious disease of sheeps caused by a poxvirus different from the benign orf or contagious ecthyma.
  2. Indigenously developed vaccine for the disease can protect the vaccinated animals for a period of 40 months.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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