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Answer Key UPSC Prelims 2022 GS 1 - Download

Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs – 30th June 2022

1. Consider the following statements regarding World Press Freedom Index:

  1. It is released by the global media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders.
  2. The indices are political context, legal framework, economic context, socio-cultural context, and safety.
  3. India’s ranking has been in the increasing trend since the last three years.

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

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. A basis point is a standard measure for interest rates and other percentages in finance, representing one hundredth of one percent.
  2. The basis point is used for calculating changes in interest rates, equity indices, and fixed-income security yields.

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

 
 
 
 

3. Arrange the following States/Union Territories based on the sex ratio (Highest to lowest):

  1. Ladakh
  2. Manipur
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Gujarat
  5. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Choose the correct option.

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding Article 161 of the Constitution:

  1. The Governor prima facie had no authority to transfer the mercy plea to the President.
  2. The Governor is bound by the State Council’s advice and the President has no role under Article 161.

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

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Shigella is a type of virus that is responsible for food poisoning in humans and affects the digestive tract.
  2. There is no possibility of person to person transmission of Shigella virus and spreads through contaminated food.

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

 
 
 
 

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