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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 04-05-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements regarding the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA):

  1. It is a flying observatory which flies in the stratosphere above 99 percent of Earth’s infrared blocking atmosphere.
  2. The aim of was to understand how infrared waves pass through dense regions of gas and dust in space without getting scattered.
  3. It is an joint initiative of NASA and German Space Agency and was the first to discover water on the sun-facing side of the Moon.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements regarding Hall Effect:

  1. When an electric current flows through a conductor in a magnetic field, the magnetic field exerts a transverse force on the moving charge carriers.
  2. It is due to the hall effect that the sensor in the mobile phone switches off when the screen cover is closed.

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

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements:

  1. An anchor investor is a qualified institutional buyer (QIB) who invests before the IPO is made available to the public.
  2. Foreign Portfolio Investors are not allowed to invest in IPOs owned by the public sector in India.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS):

  1. It has the capability to program and fire Long Range Guided Munitions (LRGM) to achieve precision and deep strike.
  2. It is developed under the public-private partnership by the Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) under DRDO.

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding Sedition Law in India:

  1. Sedition law was invoked from the government of India act, 1935 and is defined under Article 334 of the Indian Constituion.
  2. Sedition is defined as ‘an act by whoever, in words, either spoken or written, attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government established by law in India’.
  3. It is a non-bailable offence, punishable with imprisonment from three years up to life, along with a fine.

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

a. b. c. d.
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