Current Questions

Current Affairs :

Adjournment Motion

Consider the following statements:

  1. Adjournment motion is introduced both in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha to draw the attention of the House to a definite matter of urgent public importance.
  2. When the House is adjourned without naming a day for reassembly, it is called adjournment sine die.

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


Financial Grants

Consider the following statements with reference to Financial Grants:

  1. Supplementary grant is granted when the amount authorised by the Parliament through the appropriation act for a particular service for the current financial year is found to be insufficient for that year.
  2. Additional grant is granted when a need has arisen during the current financial year for additional expenditure upon some new service not contemplated in the budget for that year.
  3. Token grant is granted when funds to meet the proposed expenditure on a new service can be made available by re-appropriation.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Sonneratia Alba

Recently, which of the following states set to become the first coastal state to declare a state mangrove tree species- Sonneratiaalba, as a symbol to enhance conservation of the salt-tolerant vegetation?


Rogan Painting

In which of the following state, Rogan painting, art of cloth printing, is being practiced?


Moplah Rebellion

Consider the following statements with reference to the Moplah Rebellion:

  1. The Moplah Rebellion of 1921 was the culmination of a series of riots by Moplahs (Muslims of Malabar) in the 19th and early 20th centuries against the British and the Hindu landlords in Malabar (Northern Kerala).
  2. The immediate trigger of the uprising was the Non-Cooperation Movement launched by the Congress in 1920 in tandem with the Khilafat agitation.

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


Air Breathing Engines

Consider the following statements with reference to the Air Breathing engines:

  1. A ramjet is a form of air-breathing jet engine that uses the vehicle’s forward motion to compress incoming air for combustion without a rotating compressor.
  2. A scramjet engine is an improvement over the ramjet engine as it efficiently operates at hypersonic speeds and allows supersonic combustion.
  3. A dual mode ramjet (DMRJ) is a type of jet engine where a ramjet transforms into scramjet over Mach 4-8 range, which means it can efficiently operate both in subsonic and supersonic combustor modes.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Group Of Twenty (G-20)

Consider the following statements with reference to the Group of Twenty(G-20):

  1. The G20 is an informal group of 19 countries and the European Union, with representatives of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
  2. The G-20's ranks include five members of the Group of Seven (G-7), a forum of the seven countries with the world's largest developed economies.

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Yanomami Tribe

In which of the following two South American countries, Yanomami tribe is found?


Articles Of Indian Constitution

Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 23 provides that no child under the age of fourteen shall work in any factory or mine or engage in any hazardous employment.
  2. Article 24 prohibits trafficking in human beings and other similar forms of forced labour.
  3. Article 29 provides that any section of the citizens residing in any part of India having a distinct language, script or culture of its own, shall have the right to conserve the same.
  4. Article 30 of the Indian Constitution states the right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Qatari Labour Laws Reforms

Recently, which of the following West Asian countries announced a host of changes to its labour laws effectively dismantling its long-criticised Kafala employment system?


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