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Answer Key UPSC Prelims 2022 GS 1 - Download

Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz – 27th May 2022

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Indian tourism sector is projected to grow from 2020 to 2029 and both domestic and foreign tourism is picking up in India.
  2. Bangladesh leads in foreign tourist arrivals in India, followed by the United States and the United Kingdom.
  3. UAE is the top destination for Indian tourists, followed by the United States and Saudi Arabia.
  4. While Tamil Nadu leads in domestic tourist visits, Maharashtra leads in foreign  tourist visits among the states.

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

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements regarding the People’s Biodiversity Register (PBR):

  1. It is a record of knowledge, perception, and attitude of people about natural resources, plants, animals, and their conservation in a village or a panchayat.
  2. Kerala is the first state, and Kolkata is the first major metropolitan city in India to prepare a detailed register of biodiversity.

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

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding Seyfert Galaxy:

  1. Seyfert galaxies have supermassive black holes at their centers and therefore accrete metal, releasing large amounts of radiation.
  2. A Seyfert Galaxies brightest radiations typically occur in a light outside the visible Spectrum.
  3. The Milky Way galaxy is categorized as a Seyfert Galaxy due to its spiral shape and the presence of a black hole in the center.

1 and 3 only

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding the Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers:

  1. They are instituted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as part of India’s National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
  2. ASHA workers can only be married, widowed, or divorced women between the ages of 25 and 45 years from within the community.

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

 
 
 
 

5. The report ‘Profiting from Pain’, is released by which of the following institutions?

 
 
 
 

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