Current Affairs Questions

Current Affairs :

Forest Rights Act, 2006

Consider the following statements with reference to the Forest Rights Act, 2006:

  1. The Act recognizes and vests the forest rights and occupation in Forest land in forest Dwelling Scheduled Tribes (FDST) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFD) who have been residing in such forests for generations.
  2. The Act identifies three types of Rights: Title Rights, Use Rights and Relief and Development Rights.
  3. Under the Act, Forest Rights can also be claimed by any member or community who has for at least three generations (75 years) prior to the 13th day of December, 2005 primarily resided in forest land for bona fide livelihood needs.

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


OPEC+

Consider the following statement(s) with reference to the OPEC+:

  1. Opec+ refers to the alliance of crude producers, who have been undertaking corrections in supply in the oil markets since 2017.
  2. OPEC plus countries include Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Russia, South Sudan and Sudan.

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Pardoning Powers Of The Governor

Consider the following statements with reference to the pardoning power of the Governor:

  1. Article 161 deals with the Pardoning Power of the Governor.
  2. The Governor cannot Pardon a Death Sentence but the President can Pardon a Death Sentence.
  3. The Governor can only suspend, remit or commute a death sentence.
  4. The Governor can grant pardon, reprieve, respite, suspension, remission or commutation in respect to punishment or sentence by a court-martial.

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


Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project

Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the investment for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project. On which of the following rivers the Luhri Hydro Electric Project is located?


National Productivity Council

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Productivity Council (NPC):

  1. Established by the Ministry of Industry, Government of India in 1958, it is an autonomous, multipartite, non-profit organization and has been registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.
  2. NPC is a constituent of the Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an Inter-Governmental Body, of which the Government of India is a founder member.

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El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Cycle

Consider the following statements:

  1. El Nino and La Nina are opposite phases of what is known as the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle.
  2. La Nina is sometimes referred to as the warm phase of ENSO and El Nino as the cold phase of ENSO.
  3. Typically, El Nino occurs more frequently than La Nina.

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


Fly Ash

Consider the following statements with reference to the Fly ash:

  1. Fly ash is a byproduct from burning pulverized coal in electric power generating plants.
  2. It consists primarily of oxides of silicon, aluminum iron and calcium.
  3. There are two common types of fly ash: Class D and Class H.

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


Thalassemia

Consider the following statements:

  1. Thalassemia is a non-inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
  2. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

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India’ First HarGharJal State

Recently, which of the following State become the first “HarGharJal” State in the country by providing tap water connection to every rural household?


Ambassador Of Chilika Lake

The Chilika Development Authority (CDA), Odishahas designateda species of cat as ambassador of Chilika Lake, as an important step towards conservation of the vulnerable species. What is the name of cat species?


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