Current Affairs Questions

The Madhya Ganga Barrage

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Haiderpur Wetland in Uttar Pradesh has recently been recognized as the 47th Ramsar site in India.
  2. It was formed in 1984 on a floodplain of the River Ganga on the Madhya Ganga Barrage.
  3. India does not have a national plan for conservation of aquatic ecosystems.

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


Aryabhatta Research Institute Of Observational Sciences

Consider the following statements:

  1. A recent study has found that reduction in economic activities during the pandemic-related lockdown had resulted in a decrease in air pollution in most parts of India but central-western and northern India recorded an increase in pollution.
  2. Ozone formation and loss does not depend upon photochemical reactions between oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  3. The study was conducted by scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences.

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


Arbitrary Code

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the Log4j related vulnerability, also known as Log4 Shell was reported.
  2. Log4j is a popular Java logging framework involving arbitrary code execution.
  3. This software flaw could allow attackers to control and execute ‘arbitrary code’ and have uncontrolled access to computer systems.

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


Exceptional

Consider the following statements:

  1. According to a recent study by the University of Leeds, UK, glaciers in the Himalayas are melting at an "exceptional" rate.
  2. The Himalayan mountain range is home to the world’s fourth-largest amount of glacier ice and is often referred to as the ‘Fourth Pole’.
  3. According to the study, the Himalayan glaciers are generally losing mass faster in the eastern regions.

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


World Meteorological Organization

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that Verkhoyansk, a Siberian town, experienced a temperature of 380 C on 20th June, 2020, the highest temperature ever recorded in the Arctic region.
  2. On 6th February, 2020, at the Esperanza station in Argentina - a part of the Antarctic region – the highest temperature of 18.3°C was recorded.
  3. The Arctic region is warming at the same rate as the rest of the world, mainly because of human-made greenhouse gas emissions.

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


United Nations Security Council

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, India voted against a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution that linked climate change to security.
  2. The resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland and Niger. It was first proposed by Germany in 2020.
  3. India said that the resolution was an attempt to shift climate talks from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to the Security Council and a step backward for collective action on the issue.

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


Regular Bail

Consider the following statements:

  1. Regular Bail is a direction given by the Court (any Court within the country) to release a person who is already under arrest and kept in police custody.
  2. Anticipatory Bail is issued to release a person on Bail even before the person is arrested.
  3. Interim Bail is the bail granted for a temporary and short period by the Court till the application seeking Anticipatory Bail or Regular Bail is pending before a Court.

Choose the correct statement(s) from the options given below:


Solar

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe officially “touched” the Sun, plunging through the unexplored solar atmosphere known as the corona.
  2. Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2020.
  3. The mission’s central aim is to trace how energy and heat move through the Sun’s corona and to study the source of the solar wind’s acceleration.

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


Magnetars

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, scientists found the first clues to understand violent short duration flares from a compact star of rare category called magnetar.
  2. The magnetar is located in the direction of the NGC 253, a prominent galaxy in the Sculptor group of galaxies.
  3. Magnetars are compact type of neutron stars with the most intense magnetic field and energy.

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


Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer

Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, NASA launched a new mission named Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE).
  2. The mission will study the most extreme and mysterious objects in the universe – supernova remnants, supermassive black holes, and dozens of other high-energy objects.
  3. IXPE observatory is a joint effort of NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.

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


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