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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 13-06-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements about State Food Safety Index (SFSI) 2021-22

  1. Compliance parameter carries the lowest weightage among the food security index.
  2. Tamil Nadu with an overall score of 82 out of 100 has performed the best and been ranked 1st on SFSI 2021-2
  3. It is aimed at encouraging states and Union Territories to improve their performance and work towards establishing a proper food safety ecosystem in their jurisdiction.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
Answer : b
  • According to the FSSAI, the index is aimed at encouraging states and UTs to improve their performance and work towards establishing a proper food safety ecosystem in their jurisdiction.
  • Compliance parameter carries the highest weightage, 30%.
  • Tamil Nadu with an overall score of 82 out of 100 has performed the best and been ranked 1st on SFSI 2021-22.
  • The Safety Food Security index is released annually for a financial year. For instance, the latest SFSI, released on World Food safety Day, June 7, is for the fiscal 2021-22.
  • This is the fourth edition of the SFSI since its inception in 2018-19.

2) Consider the following statements about Micro Plastics

  1. The presence of microplastic particles in the air has the potential to influence the climate by accelerating the melting of snow and ice.
  2. The microplastics can travel thousands of kilometer through the air.

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
Answer : c
  • Atmospheric modelling suggested microplastics may have travelled thousands of kilometres through the air.
  • The presence of microplastic particles in the air has the potential to influence the climate by accelerating the melting of snow and ice.

3) The term “Green Gold” recently in news, refers to

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
Answer : b
  • Tendu (Diospirus melanocaylon) is also called ‘green gold’ and is a prominent minor forest produce in India.
  • In 1964, the trade in tendu leaves was nationalised in then-undivided Madhya Pradesh..
  • The state forest department collects tendu leaves, allows their transportation and sells them to traders.
  • In Chhattisgarh, tendu leaf is collected through the state minor forest produce federation.
  • There are more than 10,300 collection centres or phads where tendu leaves are collected from collectors.

4) Consider the following statements about The National Air Sport Policy (NASP), 2022

  1. The policy aims to organise a previously unregulated sector and could potentially generate more annual revenue.
  2. Air Sports Federation of India shall be an autonomous body under the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are not correct?

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
Answer : d
  • Tourism, the development of support infrastructure, and eventual manufacturing of sporting goods used in air sports can lead to “economic multiplier” effects.
  • The policy aims to “organise a previously unregulated sector” and could potentially generate annual revenue of Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 crore in the near future.
  • There will be a four-tier governance structure for air sports in India:
  1. Air Sports Federation of India (ASFI) as the apex governing body
  2. National associations for individual air sports or a set of air sports, as appropriate
  3. Regional (e.g. West/ South/ North East etc.) or State and Union Territory level units of the national air sports associations, as appropriate; and
  4. District-level air sports associations, as appropriate.

5) Four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha are being taken to Mongolia for an 11-day exposition to coincide with Mongolian Budhha Purnima celebrations. In light of this, consider the following statements

  1. Holy Relics were placed under the ‘AA’ category of Antiquities and Art Treasures which should not be ordinarily taken out of the country for exhibition.
  2. The four relics come from among 22 Buddha relics, currently housed at Delhi’s National Museum, they are known as the ‘Kapilvastu Relics’
  3. They are known as the ‘Kapilvastu Relics’ since they are from a site in Bihar believed to be the ancient city of Kapilvastu

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

  • a. 
  • b. 
  • c. 
  • d. 
Answer : d
  • Four Holy Relics of Lord Buddha are being taken to Mongolia for an 11-day exposition to coincide with Mongolian Budhha Purnima celebrations.
  • In 2015, the Holy Relics were placed under the ‘AA’ category of Antiquities and Art Treasures which should not be ordinarily taken out of the country for exhibition.
  • The four relics come from among 22 Buddha relics, currently housed at Delhi’s National Museum. Together, they are known as the ‘Kapilvastu Relics’ since they are from a site in Bihar believed to be the ancient city of Kapilvastu.
  • The site was discovered in 1898.
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