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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 21-06-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements:

  1. Inflation expectation refers to people’s or households’ expectations of what the inflation rate will be in the future.
  2. An economy is said to undergo recession when it contracts for three consecutive quarters where a quarter is a period of four months.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements:

  1. The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has banned polythene bags under 20 microns.
  2. According to the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, there is a complete ban on sachets using plastic material for selling gutkha, tobacco, and pan masala.

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

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements regarding the Psyche mission:

  1. It is a journey to a unique metal-rich asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter.
  2. It operates with the goal of exploring the building block of planet formation, the iron cores.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC):

  1. It encodes data in electrons at electromagnetic wavelengths in order to communicate between a probe in deep space and Earth.
  2. Using light instead of the radio allows the spacecraft to communicate more data in a given amount of time.

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding the Gaia space mission:

  1. The Gaia space mission is a joint collaboration of NASA and the European Space Agency.
  2. The objective of the mission is to make a three-dimensional map of stars throughout the milky way galaxy.
  3. The spacecraft is placed in the opposite direction of the sun, in an orbit around the gravitational parking point in space, the Lagrange 2.

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

a. b. c. d.
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