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Latest Current Affairs Quiz / September 2016 / Part 01

Q.1) Which of the following is/are mammals?
  1. Pika
  2. Armadillo
  3. Pangolin
  4. All of the above

Q.2) Project Iceworm is
  1. A UN project to protect Greenland ice sheets
  2. A top-secret United States Army program during the Cold War to build a network of mobile nuclear missile launch sites under the Greenland ice sheet
  3. A project in response to the April 1912 sinking of the Titanic
  4. None of the above 

Q.3) FARC rebels are from which of the following countries?
  1. Colombia
  2. Venezuela
  3. Suriname
  4. Cuba

Q.4) India has been ranked 39th among the 138 countries in the 2016-17 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI). It is released by
  1. World Trade Organisation
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. UNCTAD
  4. International Monetary Fund 

Q.5) Which of the following statement is/are correct?
  1. PSLV is designed mainly to deliver the “earth observation” or “remote- sensing” satellites in LEO
  2. GSLV is designed mainly to deliver the “communication- satellites” in GEO
  3. An orbit is called sun-synchronous when the angle between the line joining the centre of the Earth and the satellite and the Sun is constant throughout the orbit
  4. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) is in the range of 600- 900 Km altitude whereas Geo-synchronous Earth orbit (GEO) is about 36000 Km altitude
Choose the appropriate code:
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2 and 4
  4. All of the above

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