Current Affairs Questions

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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:


Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Of Andaman Islands

Consider the following statements with reference to the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups inhabiting Andaman Islands:

  1. Great Andamanese are a part of the Negrito tribes that inhabit isolated parts of Southeast Asia and the Andaman Islands.
  2. Shompens tribe is native to the South Andaman Nicobar Island.
  3. Jarawaare the only tribe in the region with Mongoloid features.

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Channapatna Toys

In which of the following states, wooden toys known as Channapatna toys are being manufactured?


Teesta River

Consider the following statements with reference to the Teesta river:

  1. Teesta River is a tributary of the Brahmaputra flowing through India and Bangladesh.
  2. The river flows through the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal before entering the territory of Bangladesh.

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Namath Basai

Which of the following State is carrying out a unique programme called “Namath Basai” of teaching tribal children in their mother tongue?


Eye Related Disorders

Consider the following statements:

  1. Myopia is a common vision condition in which one can see objects near to him clearly, but objects farther away are blurry.
  2. Presbyopia occurs when your eyes gradually lose the ability to see things clearly up close.
  3. In Hypermetropia the image of a nearby object is formed behind the retina. This means that light is focused too far back in the eye, causing things which are close up to appear blurred.

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


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