Current Affairs Questions

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Nagara School Of Temple Architecture

Consider the following statements with reference to the Nagara School of Temple architecture:

  1. In the Nagara style, the temple is generally constructed on an upraised platform called jagati.
  2. Mandapas are present in front of the Garbhagriha.
  3. Nagara style doesn’t usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways (South Indian temples often sport magnificent Gopurams).
  4. Nagara School is further subdivided into different schools based on region like Odisha, Khajuraho, Solanki, etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Mullaperiyar Dam

Mullaperiyar dam has been a long standing issue in between two south Indian states. What is the name of those two states? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Hoolock Gibbons

Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Hoolock Gibbons’:

  1. The Hoolock gibbons are three primate species of genus Hoolock in the Gibbon family and are native to Eastern Bangladesh, Northeast India, Myanmar and Southwest China.
  2. Eastern Hoolock is listed as ‘Vulnerable’in the IUCN Red List.
  3. Western Hoolock is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’in the IUCN Red List.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


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:


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