DESIREIAS QUIZ

05 October Current Affairs MCQ Based on THE HINDU Newspaper (Answers with Explanation)

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05 October Current Affairs MCQ Based on THE HINDU Newspaper (Answers with Explanation)

Q-1 Consider the following statements regarding pictorial warnings on cigarette packets
1-Canada was the first country to implement picture warnings in 2001
2-More than 100+ countries/jurisdictions worldwide have made picture warnings on cigarettes mandatory, representing a global public health achievement.
3-India has been ranked fifth in the listing of countries that have pictorial health warning on tobacco products
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 1,3
C- Only 2,3
D- All of the Above

Ans-D
Exp-
• Canadian cancer society recently released the sixth edition of Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report in Geneva at WHO framework convention on tobacco control conference, which provides an international overview ranking 206 countries/ jurisdictions based on warning size, and lists those that have finalised requirements for picture warnings.
• 118 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have made picture warnings on cigarettes mandatory, representing a global public health achievement.
• Canada was the first country to implement picture warnings in 2001

• India has been ranked fifth in the listing of countries that have pictorial health warning on tobacco products, with experts here quick to add that the country is making tremendous progress towards creating public awareness on the health hazards of tobacco abuse.
• Indian packaging has the warning on 85% of both sides.
• India, meanwhile, is the only SAARC country to have a Quit-Line number on tobacco products and the fourth in Asia after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Q-2 Consider the following statements

1- Fiscal deficit is the difference between the government’s expenditures and its revenues (excluding the money it’s borrowed).
2- A country’s fiscal deficit is usually communicated as a percentage of its gross domestic product (GDP).

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above
Ans –C
All Statement are correct

Q-3 Recently Babesiosis Term was in News .. its refer to ?
A-it is an apicomplexan parasite that infects red blood cells, transmitted by ticks
B–it is an apicomplexan Virus that infects red blood cells, transmitted by ticks
C-it is an apicomplexan Bacteria that infects red blood cells, transmitted by ticks
D-None of the Above

Ans-A
Exp-

Babesiosis is caused by microscopic parasites that infect red blood cells and are spread by certain ticks.
A Babesia infection most often starts with a high fever and chills. Common symptoms include:
• fatigue
• severe headache
• muscle aches
• joint pain
• abdominal pain
• nausea
• skin bruising
• yellowing of your skin and eyes
• mood changes

Q-4 Consider the following statements
1-Currently, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is reshaping the region’s geography, with roads and railways traversing Eurasia and new ports dotting the Indian Ocean basin.

2-The India Economic Strategy has the goal of making India its third-largest investment destination and export destination by 2025.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above
Ans-A
Exp-
Currently, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is reshaping the region’s geography, with roads and railways traversing Eurasia and new ports dotting the Indian Ocean basin.
• As a matter of fact, China’s militarisation of the South China Sea continues, despite negotiations towards a code of conduct.
• Japan has been involved in resuscitating the Trans-Pacific Partnership and concluding a trade agreement with the European Union. In doing so, Japan has found itself in an unexpected leadership position.
• In fact, Japan is now contemplating constitutional revisions that would enable it to play a more overt military role.
• The India Economic Strategy has the goal of making India its third-largest investment destination and export destination by 2035.

 

Q-5 Consider the following statements

1-Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century sun temple at Konark on the coastline of Karnataka
2-The temple is attributed to king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty
3-Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Only 2,3
D- Only 1,3
Ans-C
Exp-
• Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century sun temple at Konark on the coastline of Odisha.
• The name Konark derives from the combination of the Sanskrit words Kona (corner or angle) and Arka (the sun).
• The temple is attributed to king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty
• Dedicated to the Hindu god Surya, what remains of the temple complex has the appearance of a 100-foot (30 m) high chariot with immense wheels and horses, all carved from stone.
• Also called the Surya Devalaya, it is a classic illustration of the Odisha style of Hindu temple architecture.
• This temple was called the “Black Pagoda” in European sailor accounts as early as 1676 because its great tower appeared black.
• Similarly, the Jagannath Temple in Puri was called the “White Pagoda”. Both temples served as important landmarks for sailors in the Bay of Bengal.
• Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984, it remains a major pilgrimage site for Hindus, who gather here every year for the Chandrabhaga Mela around the month of February.

Q-6 Consider the following statements
1-Taliperu Reservoir is a medium irrigation project constructed across the Taliperu River, a tributary of Kaveri River located in Telangana.

2-The river has been harnessed for agricultural purposes through extensive canal systems developed in that region.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

Ans-B
Exp-
• Taliperu Reservoir is a medium irrigation project constructed across the Taliperu River, a tributary of Godavari River located at Cherla Village and Mandal, Khammam District, Telangana.
• The river has been harnessed for agricultural purposes through extensive canal systems developed in that region.

Q-7 Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

1-Gir National park – Asiatic Lion
2-Bandipur nationa park – One Horned Rhino
3-Kaziranga national park –Tiger

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- 1,2 only
B- only 1
C- only 2,3
D- All of the above

Ans-B
Statement 2,3 are incorrect.
Bandipur nationa park – Tiger
Kaziranga national park – One Horned Rhino