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Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 1

With reference to Sant Kabir Das, observe the following statements: 

1. He was originally worshiper of Nirgun Brahma.
2. His philosophical ideas are close to Monism/Unitarianism.
3. He provided a scientific basis to Indian Tantric practice.

Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 1

The correct option is Option A.
Kabir Das (IAST: Kabīr) was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib. His early life was in a Muslim family, but he was strongly influenced by his teacher, the Hindu bhakti leader Ramananda.
His writings were mainly based on the concept of reincarnation and karma. Kabir's philosophy about life was very clear-cut. He believed in living life in a very simplistic manner. He had a strong faith in the concept of oneness of God.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 2

Identify the correct pairs: 

1. Assumption Island - Seychelles
2. Agalega Island - Mauritius
3. Diego Garcia Island – China
4. Socotra Island - Yemen

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 2

1.Assumption Island is a small island in the Outer Islands of Seychelles north of Madagascar, with a distance of 1,135 km (705 mi) south-west of the capital
2.Agaléga are two outer islands of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean, about 1,000 kilometres north of Mauritius island. The population of the islands as at July 2011 was estimated at 300.
3.Diego Garcia is an island of the British Indian Ocean Territory, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. It is a militarised atoll just south of the equator in the central Indian Ocean, and the largest of 60 small islands comprising the Chagos Archipelago.
4.Socotra or Soqotra, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is the largest of the four islands in Socotra Archipelago. The territory is located near major shipping routes and is officially part of Yemen, and had long been a subdivision of Aden Governorate.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 3

With reference to the ‘Van DhanYojna’, observe the following statements: 

1. The main objective of this scheme is to ensure that tribal people get the remunerative prices of forest produce.

2. The Ministry of Environment & Forests is the nodal agency of this scheme.

3. This scheme will increase the income of the tribes.

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

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 3

Through the Van Dhan scheme, the government aims at improving tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products and the economic development of tribals by helping them in optimum utilisation of natural resources.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 4

The word ‘Kyirong’ was in highlights recently. What is it?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 4

C is the correct option.Kyirong Village is the gateway village between Tibet and Nepal. It is the   business centre in Tibet.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 5

Observe the following two statements: 

1. In the State of Jammu and Kashmir, the Governor’s rule can be imposed under Article 356 of the Constitution.
2. In the State of Jammu and Kashmir, the State Assembly dissolves automatically as soon as the Governor’s rule is imposed.

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

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 6

 In the situation when a single party fails to obtain majority in an Assembly election, the appropriate provision is that the Governor -

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 6

The correct option is C.

It should be so because there is a possibility that a party may form an alliance with other i.e. a post poll alliance and can get the majority to stake a claim to form Government. Best example is the latest Maharashtra State Assembly Elections.

As such this is not prescribed in the Indian Constitution but re-elections are costly affair. Hence coalitions have been opted.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 7

Which of the following food items contains the least amount of Trans fat in it?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 7

The correct option is D.
Even though frying with olive oil doesn't form trans fats, it's important to not heat olive oil – or any cooking oil – past its "smoke point," the temperature at which it starts to burn. After an oil burns, its flavour and nutrient content decrease

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 8

India has signed an agreement with which organisation for 177-million-dollar loan to upgrade road infrastructure in Maharashtra?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 8

The Government of India has signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of USD 177 million. The proceeds of the loan would be used for upgrading 450 kilometres of state highways in Maharashtra.
The project is expected to boost the road connectivity between rural and urban centres in Maharashtra for better access to markets and services.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 9

With reference to the ‘Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’ (SCO), observe the following statements: 

1. India is one of its founding members.
2. Pakistan is not a member of this organisation.
3. Besides China, Russia is also a member of this organisation.

Q. Which of the statements given above are true?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 9

The founding members (5) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) were China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan. India and Pakistan officially joined this organisation in 2017. But as of now there are 8 members of the SCO.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 10

Which of the following expresses the meaning of ‘sovereignty’ in a most effective way?

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 11

With reference to the INTERPOL, observe the following statements: 

1. It was formed, after the World War II, as a subsidiary agency of the United Nations.
2. It is an international intelligence agency.

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

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 11

The International Criminal Police Organization, commonly known as INTERPOL, is an international organisation that facilitates worldwide police cooperation and crime control.
It was founded in 7th September, 1923, Vienna, Austria.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 12

The best weapon of ‘Trade War’ is:

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 12

If a country raises import duty , it will be difficult for the domestic companies to import goods from other countries which will lower the import that will be a major instrument in trade war.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 13

The biggest crisis being faced by the sugar industry in India is:

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 13

The correct answer is D as The crisis that the sugar industry is facing is the result of excess production of ... This has lowered prices resulting in a liquidity crunch for sugar mills. 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 14

We occasionally hear the word ‘green good deeds’ in TV commercials. What does it mean? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 15

‘Cloud Computing’ is: 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 16

Identify the correct pairs: 

1. Socotra Island – Yemen
2. FETO terrorist group - Turkey
3. Kilauea Volcano – Hawaiian Islands

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 17

Under the National Biofuel Policy 2018, the scope of raw material has been increased for the production of ethanol. Which of the following food items are included in this radius? 

1. Sugarcane Juice
2. Beetroot
3. Starchy foods
4. Rotten potatoes

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 17

C is the correct option.3. MNRE has set an indicative target of 20% blending of ethanol in petrol and 5% blending of biodiesel in diesel to be achieved by 2030. The percentage of the same currently stands at around 2% for petrol and less than 0.1% for diesel.
Bioethanol: Fuels produced from materials that have sugar such as sugar cane, sugar beet, sweet sorghum, etc.; materials that have starch such as corn, cassava, rotten potatoes, algae, etc.; cellulosic materials such as bagasse, waste wood, agricultural/forestry residues, etc. or other renewable industrial waste fall in this category.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 18

With reference to the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kozhikode (Kerala), observe the following statements: 

1. Nipah is an infectious virus.
2. It may cause a person to have fever
3. This virus has been named after a region of Malaysia.

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

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 19

With reference to the Duqm port, consider the following statements: 

1. It is an artificial harbor located on the important waterway of Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean.
2. This seaport is in Oman.
3. Indian Navy has access to this port.

Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 20

Observe the following two statements: 

1. A global centre for manufacturing mobile phones has been set up in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
2. This centre has been set up by the North Korean company Samsung.

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

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 20

A is the correct option. Only 1 is true , The new facility, which has been dubbed the 'world's largest mobile factory', is located in Sector 81, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. ... In June last year, the South Korean giant announced a Rs 4,915 crore investment to expand the Noida plant and, after a year, the new facility is ready to double production.

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 21

Where will the 2022 FIFA world cup be held? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 22

Which of the following is related to the Article 239 AA? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 23

Law Commission in July 2018 has recommended legalization of which of the following? 

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 23

B is the correct option.Law Commission of India recommends legalizing sports betting and gambling. India's Law Commission has submitted a recommendation to government that sports betting and gambling be legalized and regulated.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 24

Observe the following two statements: 

1. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has acquired the IDBI bank.
2. The corporation has 51% stake in this bank.

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

Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 25

How did the abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal by the USA affected India? 

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 2 - Question 25

D is the correct option.none of the given options is correct.The United States announced its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the "Iran nuclear deal" or the "Iran deal", on May 8, 2018. The JCPOA is an agreement on Iran's nuclear program reached in July 2015 ... India called for diplomacy to resolve the dispute over the Iran nuclear deal.

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