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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 16-04-2021 - (Online Prelims Test) 

1) Consider the following statements with respect to National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)

  1. It is a constitutional body established under Article 338 of Indian Constitution.
  2. The members of the commission are appointed by the President by warrant under his/her hand and seal.
  3. The conditions of service and tenure of office of members of NCSC are determined by the President.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

2) With respect to Hydrogen Sulphide Gas (H2S), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a poisonous, corrosive, and flammable gas produced from swamps and sewers.
  2. It is the primary gas produced from the microbial breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

3) Consider the following statements with respect to National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)

  1. It is a not-for-profit organization under section 8 of the Companies Act 2013.
  2. It was set up for peering of ISPs by routing the domestic traffic to US/Abroad, thereby resulting in better quality of services.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

4) State of World Population Report, 2021 was recently launched by?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

5) Consider the following statements with respect to Regulations Review Authority 2.0

  1. It was setup by the Ministry of Finance for a period of one year.
  2. The Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the ex-officio chairman of RRA 0.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

6) Which of the following pairs are matched correctly with respective to New years in India?

New Year                    Celebrating States

  1. Bohag Bihu               -      Odisha
  2. Pana Sankranti         -     Assam
  3. Naba Barsha             -      West Bengal

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

7) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to MANAS Platform?  

  1. It is a national digital wellbeing platform to augment mental well-being of Indian citizens.
  2. It is an initiated by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and WHO.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

8) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) 2020?

  1. It was designed by Rhino Task Force with a target to achieve rhino population to 3,000.
  2. Worldwide Fund for Nature India (WWF-India) and Bodoland Territorial Council are part of this initiative.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

9) Strait of Kerch connects black sea with which of the following sea?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 

10) Consider the following statements with respect to Danube Sturgeon

  1. They are called ‘living fossils’ because their appearance has altered very little over the years.
  2. Five out of six species of sturgeon in the Danube River are now listed as critically endangered.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
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