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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 08-01-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements regarding Binary Stars:

  1. Double Stars are stars that appear close together in the sky visually but are not necessarily near one another in space.
  2. Our Sun is a Binary star and it sports both heartbeats as well as pulsations.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) The term e-DNA, recently in news, corresponds to which of the following statements?

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements:

  1. National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is a statutory body set up under the National Commission for backward classes act, 1993.
  2. The NCBC is empowered to look into the grievances of persons of Other Backward Classes and those belonging to Scheduled Castes.
  3. The 1st backward class commission and 2nd backward class commission were under the leadership of Mandal and Kalelkar respectively.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT):

  1. The NPT mandates complete ban on nuclear weapons and nuclear technology on member nations.
  2. This treaty is a legally-binding instrument on member nations for nuclear disarmament.
  3. India is a member of the NPT and only North Korea and Pakistan are non-member nations.

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding Plate Tectonics:

  1. In plate tectonics, Earth’s lithosphere is made up of the crust and upper mantle is broken into large rocky plates.
  2. These plates lie on top of a partially molten layer of rock called the asthenosphere.
  3. The most dynamic sites of tectonic activity are seafloor spreading and giant rift valleys.

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

a. b. c. d.
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