Current Affairs Questions

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Biomethanation

Consider the following statements with reference to the Biomethanation:

  1. It is a process by which organic material is microbiologically converted under aerobic conditions to biogas.
  2. Three basic groups of microorganisms are used in Biomethanation - fermenting bacteria, organic acid oxidizing bacteria, and methanogenic archaea.
  3. Unlike other kinds of waste treatment processes, this process is completely self-sufficient and doesn’t require an external power source.

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


Indian National Movement

Consider the following statements:

  1. Provincial Congress Committees were reorganized on the basis of linguistic areas.
  2. Tilak Swarajya fund was started to fund the movement.
  3. It was this time prominent educational centres like Kashi Vidyapith, Gujarat Vidyapith and Jamia Milia came into existence.

The above given statements are true for which of the following Indian National movement for freedom?



River Dhauliganga

Consider the following statements with reference to the river Dhauliganga:

  1. It originates from Vasudhara Tal and flows through the Nanda Devi National Park.
  2. The river merges with the AlaknandaRiver at Nand Parayag.

Choose the correct statement(s):


National Commission For Backward Classes

Choose the correct statements with reference to the National Commission for Backward Classes(NCBC):

  1. Article 340 of the Indian Constitution lays down conditions for the appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes.
  2. Article 338B provides authority to National Commission for Backward Classes(NCBC) to examine complaints and welfare measures regarding socially and educationally backward classes.

Lala Lajpat Rai

Consider the following statements with reference to the Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai:

  1. He founded the Home Rule League of America in 1917 in New York.
  2. Founded the Servants of India Society to for the expansion of Indian education.
  3. Wrote the Book New India shortly after World War I broke out in Europe.

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


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:


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.

Chose 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:


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