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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 17-09-2022 (Online Prelims Test)

1) Based on the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2021, identify the states that have Fertility Rate above the replacement rate:

  1. Bihar
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Uttar Pradesh
  5. Meghalaya

Choose the correct option.

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements regarding the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA):

  1. The objective of the treaty is to recognise the contribution of farmers to the diversity of crops.
  2. It works under the aegis of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. It is also known as the seed treaty and India is a signatory to the treaty.

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

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements regarding Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):

  1. It is an intergovernmental organization formed in 2001, currently comprises eight Member States.
  2. India is one of the founding members of the SCO.
  3. India is the next Chair of SCO for the year 2023 taking over from Uzbekistan.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding Project Cheetah:

  1. It is the world’s first inter-continental large wild carnivore translocation project.
  2. Under the project, India had recently re-introduced the Asiatic Cheetah in Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh.
  3. Cheetah is listed as Vulnerable under the IUCN Red list of threatened species.

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding the Atomic Clocks:

  1. It combines a quartz crystal oscillator with an ensemble of atoms to achieve greater stability.
  2. It contains elements like cesium or calcium and a source of microwave radiation.
  3. It is used on board GPS satellites that orbit the Earth to measure time to a very high accuracy.

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

a. b. c. d.
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