Daily Quiz
23 October 2023

Ques:1

With reference to the Jagannath Temple, consider the following statements:

  1. It is constructed in the 12th century by King Anatavarman Chodaganga Deva of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty.
  2. It is called ‘Yamanika Tirtha’.
  3. There are four gates to the temple.

How many of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:2

The ‘State of economy report’ is released by:


Ques:3

Regarding Election Commission of India, consider the following statements:

  1. Originally the commission had only one election commissioner.
  2. They enjoy the same status and receive salary and perks as available to Judges of the Supreme Court of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:4

Regarding Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), consider the following statements:

  1. It serves as a field formation and also provides technical services to the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
  2. It is a statutory organization which was constituted under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:5

Regarding Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), consider the following statements:

  1. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current and future business conditions.
  2. It is calculated separately for the manufacturing and services sectors.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:6

Consider the following statements regarding Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

  1. It seeks to ban all nuclear explosions, for both military and peaceful purposes.
  2. The treaty has not legally come into force as of now.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:7

Consider the following statements regarding Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF)

  1.  GLOF is a sudden release of water from a lake fed by glacier melt that has formed under the surface of a glacier.
  2. Glacial retreat due to climate change has given rise to the formation of numerous new glacial lakes, which are the major cause of GLOFs.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:8

The Navtej Singh Johar vs Union of India case, 2018 directly pertains to which provision of Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860?


Ques:9

Indian Army’s recent initiative to promote indigenous military knowledge by merging ancient strategic insights with modern military practices, is named—


Ques:10

Consider the following statements regarding Visva-Bharati

  1. It was founded by Sri Aurobindo Ghosh in 1921.
  2. In 1951, the institution was given the status of a central university by an act of the Parliament.
  3. It is located in Shantiniketan, West Bengal.
  4. It is currently an Institute of National Importance, a status conferred on select universities by the University Grants Commission (UGC) by notifications.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?