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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 18-05-2023 (Online Prelims Test)

 1) Consider the following statements with respect to the Trimbakeshwar Temple:

  1. It was constructed by third Peshwa Balaji Bajirao and consists one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
  2. It is located on the eastern banks of River Mahanadi, in the state of Odisha.
  3. The temple is part of the UNESCO intangible heritage list.

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

a. b. c. d.

2) The government has developed an AI & Facial Recognition powered Solution for Telecom SIM Subscriber Verification (ASTR), to bring down cyber frauds. Consider the following statements with respect to ASTR:

  1. It is developed by the department of communications, Ministry of Science and Technology.
  2. Telangana is using the ASTR feature to verify the beneficiaries of public distribution system (PDS).

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

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements with respect to the Rasht-Astara Railway Project:

  1. It is part of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).
  2. The project passes through India, Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia.
  3. The project connects the Baltic Sea, Caspian Sea, Indian Ocean and the Black Sea.

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

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements with respect to London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR):

  1. It is a global interest rate at which major global banks lend to one another in the international interbank market for short-term loans.
  2. The interest rate is calculated only for currencies such as the Euro, US dollars, Swiss Franc, Japanese Yen and UK Pound Sterling.
  3. India has its own benchmark interest rate called the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR).

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

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements:

  1. Dengue is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito species, which is also responsible for the spread of Chikungunya and Zika virus.
  2. India has its indigenous recombinant type of vaccine for dengue.
  3. The recombinant vaccine is similar to Covaxin, which uses the non-structural proteins of the dengue virus.

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

a. b. c. d.
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