Current Affairs Questions

National:

Bravery Awards

Consider the following statements:

  1. ParamVir Chakra is the highest-military award in India awarded for National bravery in the presence of enemy.
  2. Vir Chakra is the second-highest military decoration in India, awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in presence of enemy, whether on land, at sea or in air.
  3. Ashoka Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the ParamVir Chakra.

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Articles Of Indian Constitution

Consider the following statements:

  1. According to the Article 130, the Supreme Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself.
  2. According to the Article 216, every High Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself.
  3. Article 32 of the Indian Constitution and Article 226 of the Indian Constitution lay down the provisions for filing Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court and High Courts respectively.

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Asian Elephant

Consider the following statements with reference to Asian Elephant:

  1. Government of India has declared Indian elephant as National Heritage Animal in year 2011.
  2. Since 1986, the Asian elephant has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
  3. The Asian elephant is listed on CITES Appendix II.

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


National Health Policy-2017

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Health Policy-2017:

  1. The policy proposes free drugs, free diagnostics and free emergency and essential health care services in all public hospitals in a bid to provide access and financial protection.
  2. It proposes raising public health expenditure to 3.5% of the GDP by 2030.
  3. It also envisages a three-dimensional integration of AYUSH systems encompassing cross referrals, co-location and integrative practices across systems of medicines.

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Atal Mission For Rejuvenation And Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme

Which of the following states bagged 1st position in ranking of states/Union Territories under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme, released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?


Mitakshara School Of Hindu Law

Consider the following statements with reference to the Mitakshara School of Hindu Law:

  1. The term Mitakshara is derived from the name of a commentary written by Vijnaneswara, on the Yajnavalkya Smriti.
  2. According to the Mitakshara law school a joint family refers only to the male member of a family and extends to include his son, grandson and great-grandson.
  3. In the Mitakshara system the wife cannot demand partition.

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Thenzawl Golf Resort Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Thenzawl Golf Resort Project has been virtually inaugurated?


Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR)

Consider the following statements with reference to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR):

  1. ICCR was founded in 1950 by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister.
  2. It publishes six quarterly journals which are published in five different languages.

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Comptroller And Auditor General Of India

Consider the following statements with reference to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India:

  1. The Constitution of India provides for an independent office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in chapter VI under Part VI.
  2. The CAG is mentioned in the Constitution of India under Article 148 – 151.
  3. CAG is the head of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.

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Ammonium Nitrate

Consider the following with reference to ammonium nitrate:

  1. In its pure form, ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) is a yellow, crystalline chemical which is insoluble in water.
  2. It is also the main component of the explosive composition known as ANFO — ammonium nitrate fuel oil.
  3. Ammonium nitrate is used in some instant cold packs, as its dissolution in water is highly endothermic.

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