Current Affairs Mock Test 6


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QUESTION: 1

With reference to the ‘Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’ (SCO), observe the following three statements:
1. Joint military exercises are regularly conducted among its member states.
2. It is an alliance promoting political, economic and security related cooperation among some European and Asian countries (Eurasian).
3. India and Pakistan have a status of observer members in this alliance.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 2

With reference to the ‘Citizenship Act’ in India, observe the following two statements:
1. Citizenship is a federal subject (included in the Union List) in India.
2. Both ‘by birth’ and ‘by descent or inheritance’ approaches have been adopted for determining citizenship.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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The correct option is C.
Any person born in India on or after 26 January 1950, but prior to the commencement of the 1986 Act on 1 July 1987, is a citizen of India by birth. A person born in India on or after 1 July 1987 but before 3 December 2004 is a citizen of India if one of parents was a citizen of India at the time of the birth.
: According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, there are four ways in which Indian citizenship can be acquired: birth, descent, registration and naturalisation. The provisions are listed under sections 3, 4, 5(1) and 5(4) of the Citizenship Act, 1955.
 

QUESTION: 3

With reference to the ‘Jallianwala Bagh massacre’ (1919), read the following three statements carefully:
1. Since the owners of this garden were mainly residents of a village named ‘Jalla’, it is called Jallianwala Bagh.
2. Temporary Brigadier General Dyer was summoned from the Jalandhar cantonment to Amritsar.
3. The British Parliament held a trial against General Dyer and sentenced him.
Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following facts were included in the ‘Government of India Act 1935’?
1. Provision for an All India Federation.
2. Provision for responsible/accountable Provincial Governments.
3. Division of powers between the centre and provinces in form of three lists.
4. Expansion of communal representation system (communal electorate).

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QUESTION: 5

What is ‘Baghuz’ that has recently been discussed in the newspapers?

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QUESTION: 6

In the Preamble to the Constitution, it has been solemnly resolved to constitute India into what kind of a nation?
1. Sovereign
2. Equitable
3. Just
4. Secular
5. Republic
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QUESTION: 7

The term ‘Deep State’, which is often mentioned in the newspapers, does mean: 

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QUESTION: 8

With reference to the ‘Financial Action Task Force’, observe the following three statements:
1. It was established by the G-7 countries.
2. It was aimed mainly at developing policies to combat money laundering.
3. In 2001 its mandate expanded to include ‘terrorism financing’.
Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 9

With reference to the ‘National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Hub’ established at Ludhiana (Punjab), observe the following two statements:
1. It is targeted towards developing skills in young people, especially girls, of SC/ST.
2. It works under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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The correct option is D.
The National SC/ST Hub (NSSH) would provide professional support to the SC/ST enterprises thereby enabling them to effectively participate in the public procurement process. This would involve participation by CPSEs/Central Ministries, States, Industry Associations such as DICCI and others. The Hub would also work towards the development of new entrepreneurs to participate in the procurement process leveraging on the ‘Stand up India’ programme. Selected entrepreneurs would be provided with support and mentoring by industry experts, CPSEs, and incubators.The Minister of MSME is the chairperson of the committee. The committee members are representatives of various stakeholders including states, various ministries, industry associations & SC/ST entrepreneurs.

QUESTION: 10

With reference to the ‘AMRAAM’ missile, observe the following statements:
1. It is a modern American beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile.
2. India recently used it during the air-strike on Pakistan.
Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 11

Identify the incorrect pair. 

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The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engined, tandem rotor, heavy-lift helicopter developed by American rotorcraft company Vertol and manufactured by Boeing Vertol. The CH-47 is among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters.

QUESTION: 12

United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network produces the World Happiness Report every year. Which of the following elements serve as parameters for producing this report?
1. Per capita income
2. Health and education
3. Law and order
4. Social freedom
5. Corruption

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QUESTION: 13

With reference to the ‘Ring of Fire’, observe the following two statements:
1. It is a horseshoe shaped area in the Atlantic Ocean where frequent volcanic eruptions occur.
2. In this area, tectonic plates collide with each other resulting in frequent volcanic eruptions.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 14

Jacinda Ardern has lately been acclaimed internationally. Who is she? 

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QUESTION: 15

Based on the number of Lok Sabha constituencies, arrange the following states in descending order:
1. Chhattisgarh
2. Assam
3. Jammu and Kashmir
4. Himachal Pradesh
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QUESTION: 16

With reference to ‘SHREYAS Scheme’, observe the following three statements:
1. It is aimed at making fresh graduates skilled.
2. This scheme has been introduced by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
3. This scheme is available to female graduates only. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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QUESTION: 17

Bundelkhand Defense Industrial Corridor will pass through which of the following districts?
1. Aligarh
2. Chitrakoot
3. Jhansi
4. Agra
5. kanpur

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following Railway Zones has been established in February 2019? 

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QUESTION: 19

With reference to the ‘Prompt Corrective Action’, which of the following statements is incorrect? 

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QUESTION: 20

With reference to ‘KUSUM Scheme’, observe the following three statements:
1. It aims at promoting decentralized solar energy.
2. Under this, the farmers will be able to irrigate their crops through solar powered agriculture pumps.
3. The central government will bear the full expenditure of this scheme.
Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

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QUESTION: 21

The ‘National Salt Satyagrah Memorial’ has been established in which of the following districts of Gujarat?  

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QUESTION: 22

‘HELINA’ is making headlines in the newspapers. What is it? 

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QUESTION: 23

Which of the following states has declared the Indus Dolphin its state aquatic animal? 

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QUESTION: 24

Which of the following wildlife sanctuaries recently made headlines because of the death of eight blackbucks? 

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QUESTION: 25

Which of the following states has announced ‘Pasupu Kumkuma Scheme’ under which rupees 10,000 in cash and a smartphone will be given to women registered with self help groups?  

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