Daily Quiz
30 October 2023


Consider the following statements regarding the provisions of Criminal Procedure (Identification) or CrPI Act, 2022:

  1. It replaced the colonial-era Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920.
  2. It authorises police officers to take measurements of people convicted, or even accused, in criminal cases.
  3. Under the Act, police can collect data including finger print, iris and retina scans, handwritings etc.
  4. Under the Act, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) can store such data up to a period of 75 years.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Consider the following statements regarding QR codes:

  1. QR or quick-response code is a type of two-dimensional (2D) matrix barcode, invented in 2002 by American company IBM.
  2. Universal Product Code or UPC barcodes have greater storage capacity compared to QR codes.
  3. To efficiently store data, QR codes use four standardized modes of encoding, including ‘kanji’, Chinese-derived characters used in Japanese writing.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Consider the following statements regarding the phenomenon of the middle-income trap:

  1. It impedes the transition of a middle-income economy to a high-income economy.
  2. It is marked by slow growth, stagnant or falling wages, and a growing informal economy.
  3. India has fallen into the middle-income trap since 2008-09 following the global financial crisis.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Operating ratio (OR) of Indian Railways (IR) is calculated as—


The 28th Conference of Parties (COP-28) of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2023 is scheduled to be held in which country?


Consider the following statements regarding ‘River Dolphins’

  1. All existing river dolphins are declared as ‘endangered’ by IUCN.
  2. Since 1980s, dolphin population has declined by more than 70%.
  3. Recently, 11 Countries Signed first-of-its-kind Global Declaration of River Dolphins by 2030 including India.

How many of the statements given above correct?


‘SWIM’ project is associated with which of the following fields?


Consider the following statements

  1. It is located in Panamalai village of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu, India.
  2. The temple is constructed on an insignificant, small hill overlooking the Panamalai Lake.
  3. The temple was constructed by Pallava king Narasimhavarman II, popularly known as Rajasimha.
  4. The paintings in this temple bear a close resemblance to the paintings in Ajantha and Chithannavasal.

The above-mentioned statements describe which one of the following temples?


With reference to the International Migration Outlook Report 2023, consider the following statements:

  1. As per this report, India was the main source of migrants to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in 2020 and 2021.
  2. It is published by the International Organization for Migration.
  3. It states that, most international students in OECD countries come from Africa.

How many of the above statements are correct?


Recently, ‘Nanophotonic Electron Accelerator (NEA)’ was in news. It is