Current Affairs Questions

Articles Of The Indian Constitution

Consider the following statements with reference to the articles of the Indian Constitution:

  1. Under Article 150, States also get divided into territorial constituencies as per Delimitation Act after every Census.
  2. Article 225 empowers the High Court to make rules regarding proceedings and other matters connected to the High Court.
  3. Article 227 determines that every High Court shall have superintendence over all courts and tribunals throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises jurisdiction (except a court formed under a law related to armed forces).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Consider the following statements in contest to the administration of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

  1. He abolished the Jagirdari System and replaced it with Ryotwari System, and changes in the position of hereditary revenue officials which was popularly known as Deshmukhs, Deshpande, Patils and Kulkarnis.
  2. The ordinary soldiers were paid in cash, but the chief and military commander were paid through jagir grants (Saranjam or Mokasa).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


"Minority"

With reference to the minorities, consider the following statements:

  1. The term "Minority" is not defined in the Indian Constitution. However, the Constitution recognises only religious and linguistic minorities.
  2. 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. It grants protection to both religious minorities as well as linguistic minorities.
  3. National Commission for Minorities was established as a statutory body with the enactment of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 (Act XIX of 1992) by the Parliament.

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


Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)

With respect to Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), consider the following statements:

  1. It was established in 1975 via the Treaty of Lagos.
  2. There are 15 Members in the group.
  3. Recently, it has imposed sanctions on Mali for second military coup.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Articles Of The Indian Constitution

Consider the following statements with reference to the articles of the Indian Constitution:

  1. Under Article 150, States also get divided into territorial constituencies as per Delimitation Act after every Census.
  2. Article 225 empowers the High Court to make rules regarding proceedings and other matters connected to the High Court.
  3. Article 227 determines that every High Court shall have superintendence over all courts and tribunals throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises jurisdiction (except a court formed under a law related to armed forces).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Aspirational Districts Programme

With reference to the Aspirational Districts Programme, which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?

  1. The programme focuses on 4 main themes: Nutrition, Education, Financial Inclusion & Skill Development, and basic Infrastructure.
  2. Each district is ranked based on 39 performance indicators identified across the above 4 core themes.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Public Accounts Committee (PAC)

Consider the following statements in contest to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Estimates Committee of the Parliament:

  1. PAC has 22 members while Estimates Committee has 30 members.
  2. The members of both the PAC and Estimates Committee belong to only Lok Sabha.
  3. While PAC chairman is from the Opposition, Estimates Committee Chairman is always from ruling party.

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


Anti-defection Law

Consider the following statements in contest to the anti-defection law:

  1. The anti-defection law was passed in 1986 through the 53rd Amendment to the Constitution.
  2. The Amendment added the Tenth Schedule to the Indian Constitution.
  3. The constitutional provisions alluding to the consequences of disqualification are Articles 102 and 191 of the Constitution.

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


‘Renewables Integration In India 2021’

Consider the following statements:

  1. A report on ‘Renewables Integration in India 2021’ was jointly launched by NITI Aayog & International Energy Agency (IEA).
  2. India is the second largest energy-consuming country in the world.
  3. Per capita electricity consumption across 28 Indian States and 8 Union Territories is still around a third of the world average.

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


World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Consider the following statements:

  1. Antarctica recently recorded the highest temperature of 17.5 degrees Celsius.
  2. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO)is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) with 193 Member States and Territories.
  3. A large high-pressure system over the area created föhn conditions which led to the local warming.

Which of the above statements is/are true?


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