Current Affairs Questions

Current Affairs :

BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

Recently, which of the following country formally launched its Navigation Satellite System under the name BeiDou?


Whip

Consider the following statements with reference to the ‘Whip’:

  1. A whip is an official of a political party who acts as the party’s ‘enforcer’ inside the Legislative Assembly or House of Parliament.
  2. There are some cases such as Presidential elections where whips cannot direct a Member of Parliament (MP) or Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) to vote in a particular fashion.
  3. India inherited the concept of the ‘Whip’ from the Australian Constitution.

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


Green-Ag Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Green-Ag Project has been launched in order to reduce emissions from agriculture and ensure sustainable agricultural practices?


Melaghat Tiger Reserve

Consider the following statements with reference to the Melaghat Tiger Reserve:

  1. The Tapti Riverand the Gawilgadh ridge of the Satpura Range forms the boundaries of the reserve.
  2. It was among the first nine tiger reserves notified in 1973-74 under Project Tiger.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Monasteries

Consider the following pairs:

Famous Shrine Location

  1. Tabo Monastery and Temple Complex :Spiti Valley
  2. NakoMonastery :Kinnaur
  3. Alchi Temple Complex : Ladakh

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?



Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Consider the following statements with reference to Bal Gangadhar Tilak:

  1. He published two papers – ‘Kesari’ in English and ‘Mahratta’ in Marathi.
  2. He was one of the founders of All India Home Rule League, along with Annie Besant and G S Khaparde.
  3. The two important books written by Tilak are ‘Gita Rahasya’ and ‘The Arctic Home in the Vedas’.

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


Zoram Mega Food Park

In which of the following north-eastern states, Zoram Mega Food Park has been established?


Madhubani Paintings

Consider the following statements with reference to the Madhubani paintings:

  1. Madhubani art has four distinctive styles: Bharni,Tantrik, Godna and Kohbar.
  2. The themes of these paintings are chiefly nature and mythological events.It revolves around Hindu deities like Krishna, Shiva, Lakshmi, Durga, Rama, and Saraswati.

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


Plea Bargaining

Consider the following statements with reference to Plea Bargaining:

  1. The Justice Malimath Committee on reforms of the criminal justice system endorsed the various recommendations of the Law Commission with regard to plea bargaining.
  2. Plea bargaining was introduced in 2003 as part of a set of amendments to the CrPC as Chapter XXI-A, containing Sections 265A to 265L.
  3. Only someone who has been charge-sheeted for an offence that does not attract the death sentence, life sentence or a prison term above seven years can make use of the scheme under Chapter XXI-A.

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


Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

Consider the following statements with reference to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park:

  1. Dibru-Saikhowa is a National Park as well as a Biosphere Reserve situated in the south bank of the river Manasin Assam.
  2. Feral Horses are free roaming horses also known as wild horses, found only in the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.

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