Daily Current Affairs MCQs - JigyasaJigyasa - April 2019Jigyasa – April 2019 – Week 4

Day 26 | April 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2019



Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of “Cyber Exercise on Scenario Building & Response”.

1.It is organized by CERT-IN.

2.Since cyber security is a critical issue for the unity and integrity of the nation therefore the exercise involves participation only of the government agencies.

3.The exercise is being planned to be conducted on an annual basis.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2) “Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts” – (ASWSWC) were sometimes seen in news. Which of the following features can be attributed to them?

1)They are capable of full-scale sub-surface surveillance of coastal waters and Coordinated Anti-Submarine Warfare operations.

2)They are not designed to counter an intruding air craft.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) The term “Loya Jirga” was recently seen in news. Which of the following describes it appropriately?

a)It is a traditional folk dance of western India which has been nominated for being added to the UNESC’s list of intangible cultural heritage.

b)It is a grand assembly being held in Afghanistan for a peace settlement with Taliban.

c)It is a traditional method which originated in Afghanistan for cultivating medicinal poppy.

d)It is a form of martial arts that developed in central Asian countries.

Q.4) Consider the following statements about Bharati Script and identify the correct one/s.

  1. It is a unified script of nine Indian Languages.
  2. It has been developed by Ministry of Culture.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Which of the following statements about an international maritime treaty known as Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) are true? 

1)It sets minimum safety standards in the construction, equipment and operation of all the ships.

2)The first version of SOLAS treaty was passed in 1914 and it came into effect in the year 1919.

3)Currently, the 1974 version of SOLAS treaty is being followed in the world.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 3 only

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