Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz – 3rd July 2024

1. Which of the following items has India requested South Korea to eliminate tariffs on as part of the CEPA review negotiations?


2. Which of the following factors has contributed most to making Delhi more prone to flooding due to urban expansion?


3. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the world’s first brain implant to control epileptic seizures?

  1. The brain implant, called the Picostim neurostimulator, was developed by a UK-based company called Amber Therapeutics.
  2. The implant was surgically placed in Oran Knowlson’s chest, with wires running up to his brain.
  3. The implant sends continuous electrical impulses to Oran’s brain, targeting the thalamus to disrupt the abnormal electrical signals that trigger his seizures.
  4. After the surgery, Oran experienced an 80% reduction in his daytime seizures.



4. Which of the following statements about the LGBTQIA+ community in India is/are correct?

  1. The Supreme Court of India decriminalised homosexuality by striking down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in 2018.
  2. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 provides for the right of transgender persons to self-identify their gender.
  3. There are no legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in India.
  4. The Indian government has established the National Council for Transgender Persons to advise on policy and legislative matters related to the transgender community.



5. Road cave-ins have been a recurring issue in urban areas across India, posing significant challenges to infrastructure and public safety. With reference to road cave-ins, consider the following statements:

  1. The cave-ins or cavities that appear on roads are primarily caused by the erosion of soil underneath the road surface.
  2. Heavy rainfall, leakage from water pipelines, and improper road construction techniques can contribute to road cave-ins.
  3. Road cave-ins are more common in rural areas compared to urban areas.
  4. The use of copper slag in rural road construction helps reduce the risk of cave-ins and ensures environmental sustainability.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


image_pdfDownload as PDF
Alt Text Alt Text

    Image Description

    Related Articles

    Back to top button
    Shopping cart0
    There are no products in the cart!