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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 20-09-2022 (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements regarding Peatlands:

  1. Peatlands are terrestrial wetland ecosystems in which waterlogged conditions prevent plant material from fully decomposing.
  2. Peatlands occur in every climatic zone and sequester more carbon than any other type of terrestrial ecosystem.
  3. In India, peatlands have been recorded only in Kerala, West Bengal, and Tamil Nadu.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) With reference to the series of uprisings in the Eastern Europe, Middle and East Asia, consider the following pairs regarding the Colour Revolutions:

Colour Revolutions                                Country

  1. Orange Revolution                        Ukraine
  2. Tulip Revolution                             Tunisia
  3. Jasmine Revolution                       Kyrgyzstan
  4. Purple Revolution                           Iraq

How many of the above pairs are matched incorrectly?

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements:

  1. The President can specify the castes, races or tribes or groups within castes, which shall be deemed to be Scheduled Castes (SC).
  2. Only Dalits belonging to Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism will be considered to be a member of the Scheduled Caste (SC).
  3. The rights of a person belonging to a Scheduled Tribe (ST) are independent of their religious faith.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC):

  1. A learning city promotes lifelong learning for all which lays foundation for social, economic and environmental development.
  2. The UNESCO learning city status would ensure education for everyone in the chosen cities.
  3. Nilambur, Warangal, and Kanchipuram are the UNESCO learning cities in India.

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding I-Familia:

  1. It is a global database for identifying missing persons based on international DNA kinship matching.
  2. A Kinship DNA test can be performed to determine if a biological relationship exists between individuals, such as a grandparent, brother or uncle, etc.
  3. It is an initiative of the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) and India is a member of it.

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

a. b. c. d.
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