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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 14-06-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements regarding nixtamalization:

  1. Nixtamalisation is a method by which the Mesoamericans used to soak and cook their maize in an alkaline solution.
  2. The process induces pellagra, calcium, and mycotoxin into the corn kernels and yields Spherulites polymer as its byproduct.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements:

  1. Anocovax is an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Delta (COVID-19) antigen with Alhydrogel as an adjuvant, exclusively for animals.
  2. Surra is a disease caused by a blood-borne parasite and transmitted by biting flies in animals and is prevalent in all the agro-climatic parts of India.

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

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements:

  1. BrahMos is fired from a range far enough to allow the attacker to evade defensive counter-fire.
  2. The liquid ramjet takes the missile closer to three times the speed of sound in the cruise phase.
  3. The ‘fire and forget’ type missile can achieve a cruising altitude of 100 km and a terminal altitude as low as 10 m to hit the target.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) The term microlensing is associated with which of the following statements?

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding Web 5.0:

  1. It gives the user control of their own data and identity by building an extra decentralized web.
  2. From Web 2.0 onwards, it envisions the Internet without the threat of censorship from both governments or big techs.

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

a. b. c. d.
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