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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 27 and 28 November 2022 Part -3

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Daily Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help every competitive exam candidate to revise Current Affairs for 27-28th November at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as OCEANSAT-3 Earth Observation Satellite(EOS) launched by ISRO, Industries urges government to establish Rare Earth Mission.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz- 27th and 28th November 2022

Q1. The recently launched OceanSat Series by India is:

a) OceanSat 1

b) OceanSat 2

c) OceanSat 3

d) OceanSat 4

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Answer- (c) OceanSat 3

Explanation: OCEANSAT-3 Earth Observation Satellite(EOS) launched by ISRO. Oceansat-3 is a third-generation satellite in OceanSat series, designed and developed for ocean studies. It is a follow-up to OceanSat-1 and OceanSat-2 launched in 1999 and 2009, respectively.

 

Q2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Gram-negative bacteria’

  1. Gram-negative bacteria are enclosed in a protective capsule which helps prevent white blood cells from ingesting the bacteria
  2. Gram bacteria are classified by the polarity they exhibit after a chemical process called Gram staining is used on the.

Select the incorrect Statement

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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Answer- (b) Statement 2 is incorrect

Explanation: Statement 1 is correct: Gram-negative bacteria are enclosed in a protective capsule. This capsule helps prevent white blood cells (which fight infection) from ingesting the bacteria. Under the capsule, gram-negative bacteria have an outer membrane that protects them against certain antibiotics, such as penicillin.

Statement 2 is incorrect: Gram-negative bacteria are classified by the color they turn after a chemical process called Gram staining is used on them. Gram-negative bacteria stain red when this process is used. Gram-positive bacteria. Gram-positive bacteria stain blue when this stain is applied to them.

Q3. With reference to ‘Black corals’, consider the following statements

  1.  They can be found growing both in shallow waters and down to depths of over a thousand meters
  2. They rely on on the sun and photosynthesis for energy and also eat tiny zooplankton that is abundant in deep waters

Select the correct answer

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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Answer- (a) Statement 1 is correct

Explanation: Statement 1 is correct: Black corals can be found growing both in shallow waters and down to depths of over 26,000 feet (8,000 metres), and some individual corals can live for over 4,000 years. Many of these corals are branched and look like feathers, fans or bushes, while others are straight like a whip.

Statement 2 is incorrect: Unlike their colourful, shallow-water cousins that rely on the sun and photosynthesis for energy, black corals are filter feeders and eat tiny zooplankton that are abundant in deep waters. Similar to shallow-water corals that build colourful reefs full of fish, black corals act as important habitats where fish and invertebrates feed and hide from predators in what is otherwise a mostly barren sea floor.

Q4. ‘Ikshak’ inducted by the Indian Navy recently is a

(a) Submarine-launched ballistic missile

(b) Anti-submarine torpedo

(c) Survey vessel

(d) Amphibious transport dock

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Answer- (c) Survey vessel

Explanation: ‘Ikshak’, the third of the four Survey Vessels (Large) (SVL) Project, being built by GRSE/L&T for Indian Navy was launched on 26 Nov 22 at Kattupalli, Chennai. SVL ships will replace the existing Sandhayak Class survey ships with new-generation hydrographic equipment to collect oceanographic data. The Survey Vessel (Large) ships are 110 m long, 16 m wide with a deep displacement of 3400 tons and a complement of 231 personnel.

 

Q5. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘United Nations Country Team (UNCT)’

  1. The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) exists in all the member countries of the United Nations
  2. The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator, who is the representative of the UN Secretary-General at UN regional groups
  3. The UNCT includes all the UN entities working on sustainable development, emergency, recovery, and transition in programme countries

Choose the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 3 only

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Answer- (d) Statement 3 is correct

Explanation: Statement 1 is incorrect: The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) exists in 132 countries, covering all of the 162 countries where there are United Nations programmes.

Statement 2 is incorrect: The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator, who is the representative of the UN Secretary-General in a given country. The UN Resident Coordinator (RC) is the highest-ranking representative of the UN Development System at the country level. RCs lead UN Country Teams and coordinate UN support to countries in implementing the 2030 Agenda.

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