QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 133 – July 5
- July 6, 2016
- Posted by: INSIGHTS
- Category: QUIZ 2015-16
Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016) – 133
05 July 2016
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INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS QUIZ 2016
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The following Quiz is based on the Hindu, PIB and other news sources. It is a current events based quiz. Solving these questions will help retain both concepts and facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services exam.
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Consider the following statements:
- It is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north
- Recently Indian government agreed to sign long term contract with this country to import pulses
- The capital and largest city is Maputo
Which is this country?Correct
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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up India’s 13th Major port at Enayam near Colachel. It is located in which state?Correct
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Consider the following statements:
- The Indian pharmaceutical industry is the largest supplier of cost effective generic medicines to the developed world
- India is heavily dependent on countries like China for the raw materials used in the pharma products
- India’s pharma products exports have moved ahead of China in all important markets such as US, European Union and Africa
Which of the above statements is/are correct?Correct
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Recently, the National Highway connecting Rudraparayag-Joshimath-Mana Pass was subjected to numerous landslides due to cloudburst. Which is the National Highway that connects these important places?Correct
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Cape Canaveral from where NASA has sent many space probes, is located in which US state?Correct
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Who was the Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s first cabinet?Correct
He served as Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. After falling out with Nehru, Mukherjee quit the Indian National Congress and founded the right wing nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangh (which would later evolve into BJP) in 1951.Incorrect
He served as Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. After falling out with Nehru, Mukherjee quit the Indian National Congress and founded the right wing nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangh (which would later evolve into BJP) in 1951.
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