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``` 24 December 2022 Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 10 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Information 24th December 2022 Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC Prelims You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again. Quiz is loading... You must sign in or sign up to start the quiz. You have to finish following quiz, to start this quiz: Results 0 of 10 questions answered correctly Your time: Time has elapsed You have reached 0 of 0 points, (0) Average score     Your score     Your result has been entered into leaderboard Loading Name: E-Mail: Captcha: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Answered Review Question 1 of 10 1. Question 2 points The Ramanujan Machine is a software tool conceived in early 2021 by a team of Israeli scientists in a contribution to artificial intelligence research. What can it do? Generate mathematical proofs Generate infinitely nested radicals Decode Elliptic Curve Cryptography Generate mathematical conjectures i.e. equations without proof Correct Explanation: In early 2021, a team of Israeli scientists announced a software tool called The Ramanujan Machine that creates mathematical conjectures which are equations without proof. Mathematicians then prove or disprove these conjectures, thereby establishing theorems. Incorrect Explanation: In early 2021, a team of Israeli scientists announced a software tool called The Ramanujan Machine that creates mathematical conjectures which are equations without proof. Mathematicians then prove or disprove these conjectures, thereby establishing theorems. Question 2 of 10 2. Question 2 points Which Article of the Constitution relates to the setting up of the Election Commision of India? Article 353 Article 378 Article 324 Article 289 Correct Explanation: Article 324 of the Constitution is the fountainhead that creates the ECI. Incorrect Explanation: Article 324 of the Constitution is the fountainhead that creates the ECI. Question 3 of 10 3. Question 2 points What is another name for the warship ‘Yard 12705’ that belongs to the Visakhapatnam Class of destroyers being built under Indian Navy Project 15B? INS Visakhapatnam INS Kochi INS Mormugao INS Mysore Correct Explanation: In a boost to the country’s maritime capabilities, INS Mormugao has officially joined the Indian Navy’s fleet, marking a significant milestone for indigenous military expedition. The warship ‘Yard 12705’, named after the Goan port city of Mormugao, is the second of the four Visakhapatnam-class destroyers being built under the Indian Navy Project 15B, or P15B. Incorrect Explanation: In a boost to the country’s maritime capabilities, INS Mormugao has officially joined the Indian Navy’s fleet, marking a significant milestone for indigenous military expedition. The warship ‘Yard 12705’, named after the Goan port city of Mormugao, is the second of the four Visakhapatnam-class destroyers being built under the Indian Navy Project 15B, or P15B. Question 4 of 10 4. Question 2 points Which body was set up to regulate government ads in the media following Supreme Court directives issues in the Common Cause vs. Union of India judgement of May 2015? Advertising Standards Council of India Government Advertising Alliance Directorate of Government Information and Publicity Committee on Content Regulation in Government Advertising Correct Explanation: A three-member body, the CCRGA was formed by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in April, 2016, on the directions of the Supreme Court in its judgment in the Common Cause vs. Union of India case in May, 2015. Incorrect Explanation: A three-member body, the CCRGA was formed by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in April, 2016, on the directions of the Supreme Court in its judgment in the Common Cause vs. Union of India case in May, 2015. Question 5 of 10 5. Question 2 points Females of which age group are set to be vaccinated against cervical cancer in a national programme to be launched by 2023? 9-14 years 14-19 years 30-35 years 19-24 years Correct Explanation: Girls aged between nine and 14 years will get vaccination against cervical cancer through schools. India is expected to roll out the programme by mid-2023. Incorrect Explanation: Girls aged between nine and 14 years will get vaccination against cervical cancer through schools. India is expected to roll out the programme by mid-2023. Question 6 of 10 6. Question 2 points Which of the following is part of the military aid offered to Ukraine by the U.S? Long range missiles (HIMARS) Hughes 500/MD helicopter K1A1 battle tanks BTR-80 armoured combat vehicle Correct Explanation: The U.S. supply of long-range missiles (HIMARS) has played a major role in Ukraine’s recent battlefield advances in Kharkiv and Kherson, after its heavy losses in Donbas. Incorrect Explanation: The U.S. supply of long-range missiles (HIMARS) has played a major role in Ukraine’s recent battlefield advances in Kharkiv and Kherson, after its heavy losses in Donbas. Question 7 of 10 7. Question 2 points How much of a tariff has the US imposed on steel, ruled as inconsistent with WTO law? 10% 25% ‎5% 35% Correct Explanation: In a significant development in international trade law, four separate World Trade Organization (WTO) Panel reports have ruled that the tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminium, respectively, that the United States (U.S.) had imposed during the presidency of Donald Trump are inconsistent with WTO law. Incorrect Explanation: In a significant development in international trade law, four separate World Trade Organization (WTO) Panel reports have ruled that the tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminium, respectively, that the United States (U.S.) had imposed during the presidency of Donald Trump are inconsistent with WTO law. Question 8 of 10 8. Question 2 points During which of these periods does the Indian Supreme Court take a 45 day vacation? Deepavali Monsoon Summer Holi Correct Explanation: The Supreme Court of India goes on vacation for a week during Holi, 45 days during summer and for around two weeks during Deepavali and winter. Incorrect Explanation: The Supreme Court of India goes on vacation for a week during Holi, 45 days during summer and for around two weeks during Deepavali and winter. Question 9 of 10 9. Question 2 points What is the new land lease period under the J&K Land Grant Rules, 2022? 20 years 5 years 40 years 99 years Correct Explanation: Unlike the previous up to 99 years of lease, the lease period has been reduced to 40 years. Incorrect Explanation: Unlike the previous up to 99 years of lease, the lease period has been reduced to 40 years. Question 10 of 10 10. Question 2 points Who is the Taliban’s acting Prime Minister at present? Hibatullah Akhundzada Sirajuddin Haqqani Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund Maulvi Qalamuddin Correct Explanation: The Taliban’s acting Prime Minister, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, claimed that women would be allowed to continue working under Sharia law, but female government employees in Kabul were then told to stay at home. Incorrect Explanation: The Taliban’s acting Prime Minister, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, claimed that women would be allowed to continue working under Sharia law, but female government employees in Kabul were then told to stay at home. ```
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