Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Constitution Day this week, highlighted the role of women in the Constituent Assembly (the body that drafted the Constitution). How many women were there in the Constituent Assembly?
At the Constitution Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court, Mr. Modi said 15 members of the Constituent Assembly were women.
The Union government is planning to make birth certificates a mandatory document for almost every sphere of life — admission in educational institutions, inclusion in the voter list, appointment in Central and State government jobs and more. The Centre’s draft Bill for the same seeks to amend which one of the following Acts?
a) The Citizenship Act, 1955
b) The Registration of Birth and Death (RBD) Act, 1969
c) The Census Act, 1948
d) The Registration Act, 1908
The Union government proposes to make birth certificate a mandatory document for almost every sphere of life, according to a draft Bill to amend the Registration of Birth and Death (RBD) Act, 1969.
Which renowned global management consultancy has the Uttarakhand government hired to help the State achieve its target of doubling its Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) in the next five years?
Answer : d
Globally, suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds and also the second leading cause of death for females aged 15-19 years, as per WHO estimates.
Which alloy is used to make stainless steel?
Answer : d
It is thus possible to make a knife of ordinary steel stainless without employment of stainless steel, which is a somewhat expensive form of steel because of the employment of chromium and other alloys in the actual process of steel making.
What is the term given to the form of hacking that lets attackers access a device through its discoverable Bluetooth connection?
Answer : d
Once a device or phone is bluebugged, a hacker can listen to the calls, read and send messages and steal and modify contacts.
Name the Egyptian President who will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in January 2023.
a) Hosni Mubarak
b) Abdel Fateh el-Sisi
c) Mohamed Morsi
d) Adly Mansour
Answer : b
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar visited Egypt in October when he referred to the “very good personal relationship” between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mr. Sisi.
Leaders of a group representing six districts in Nagaland are demanding statehood. What is the name of the breakaway state they are demanding?
a) Frontier Nagaland
c) New Nagaland
Answer : a
Six major tribes dominating these districts have been demanding the creation of ‘Frontier Nagaland’ to be free from “decades of neglect”.
Name the bilateral training exercise between the Indian and Australian armies that got underway in Rajasthan.
a) Aus-Ind 22
b) Austra Hind 22
c) Indian-Pacific Drill 22
d) Malabar 22
Answer : b
‘Austra Hind 22’ is scheduled to take place at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges from November 28 to December 11.
Name the Padma Shri award-winning sculptor, who designed the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, who also designed the bust of Mahatma Gandhi that will be inaugurated at the United Nations HQ in New York.
a) Prabhakar Pachpute
b) Sheela Gupta
c) Ram Sutar
d) Dinanath Bhargava
Answer : c
The bust, made by renowned Indian sculptor and Padma Shri awardee Ram Sutar, who also designed the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, will be inaugurated on December 14.
The Navtej Singh Johar judgment of 2018 by the Supreme Court is associated with what?
a) Ayodhya verdict
b) Decriminalising homosexuality
c) Right to privacy as a fundamental right
d) Entry of women in Sabarimala
Ans : b
Their counsel, Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi, argued that the recognition of same-sex marriage was only a “sequel” or a continuation of the Navtej Singh Johar judgment of 2018 (decriminalising homosexuality).
Source- The Hindu Newspaper / PIB/ The Indian Express/DTE