The Hindu Daily and PIB Questions – 22th June 2021

1. Which article says that ” Parliament may by law constitute a high court for a Union Territory or declare any court in any such territory to be a high court for all or any of the purposes of this Constitution” ?

A. Article 241
B. Article 243
C. Article 244
D. Article 246

2. Consider the following statements about Delimitation commission ?
1. According to the Delimitation Commission Act, 2002, the Delimitation Commission will have Eleven members .
2. Under Article 82, the Parliament enacts a Delimitation Act after every Census.
3. Under Article 170, States also get divided into territorial constituencies as per Delimitation Act after every Census.
Which among the above are correct ?
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1,2 and 3

3. Consider the following statements about The draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 ?
1. The bill will give the Centre “revisionary powers” and enable it to “re-examine” films already cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
2. It also provides Age-based certification for films .
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

4. NISHTHA scheme is seen in newspapers recently. Which among the following is related to that ?
A. Women empowerment program
B. To improve learning outcomes at the elementary level
C. To provide web based real time information about power supply
D. None of the above

5. Samagra Shiksha abhiyan subsumes which among the following schemes ?
1. Teacher Education
2. Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan
3. Udana Scheme for women
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 2 only
D. 1 only

6. The term ‘gain of function research’ is recently seen in news.The term is is related to which among the following ?
A. Medical sector
B. Electrical Engineering
C. Space and Research
D. Man and Biosphere Program

7. Which among the following statements is correct about International Yoga Day ?
1.The UN proclaimed June 21 as International Day of Yoga by passing a resolution in 2014 during the 69th session of the General Assembly.
2.UN theme for yoga-2021: “Yoga for well-being”.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

8. Consider the following statements about Black Softshell Turtle ?
1. It is a Salt Water species
2. International Union for Conservation of Nature had in 2021 listed the turtle as Vulnerable .
3.It does not enjoy legal protection under the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972.
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 3 only
C. 2 only
D. 2 and 3 only

9. Operation Atalanta is related to which among the following ?
A. Counter-piracy military operation
B. To reduce enviornmenal degradation in Atlantic Ocean
C. Operation to reduce ozone hole near Atlantic and Antarctic border
D. None of the above

10. Retail Inflation is also termed as ?
A. CPI based Inflation
B. WPI based Inflation
C. IIP based Inflation
D. None of the above

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