Daily Current Affairs (MCQ) | Date 30.04.22

Daily Current Affairs (MCQ) | Date 30.04.22

Daily Current Affairs (MCQ) | Date 30.04.22

Q1. Consider the following statements

1. Goa was a Portuguese colony as well.
2. The socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia led a historic rally in Goa that gave a call for civil liberties and freedom.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : c

Why is the Question ?

Goa was a Portuguese colony as well. Admiral Afonso de Albuquerque defeated the forces of the sultan of Bijapur, Yusuf Adil Shah. The socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia led a historic rally in Goa that gave a call for civil liberties and freedom. This further led to its integration into India.

Q2. Consider the following statements

1. The Chauri Chaura incident marked the end of the NonCooperation Movement.

2. The Chauri Chaura incident took place in the Bengal region.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : a

Why is the Question ?

The Chauri Chaura incident marked the end of the Non-Cooperation Movement. This was a violent incident where an Indian mob in retaliation burnt down a police station in fury. The Chauri Chaura incident took place in the Gorakhpur region of Uttar Pradesh.

Q3. Consider the following statements with regards to Ramanujacharya

1. He was a proponent of the Vishishtadvaita subschool of Vedānta.
2. He has also stressed the need of being in tune with nature and not to over-exploit.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : c

Why is the Question ?

Ramanujacharya was a proponent of the Vishishtadvaita subschool of Vedānta. VishishtAdvaita (literally "Advaita with uniqueness; qualifications") is a non-dualistic school of Vedanta philosophy. He has also stressed the need of being in tune with nature and not to over-exploit. He went on to write nine scriptures known as the navaratnas and composed numerous commentaries on Vedic scriptures.

Q4. Consider the following statements

1. Jainism does not condemn the varna system while Buddhism does.
2. Jainism believed in the transmigration of the soul i.e. reincarnation while Buddhism does not.
3. Buddha prescribed the middle path while Jainism advocates for his followers to even completely discard the clothes i.e. life of austerity.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Answer : d

Why is the Question ?

Jainism does not condemn the varna system while Buddhism does. Buddhism as a result became more popular in the region. Jainism believed in the transmigration of the soul i.e. reincarnation while Buddhism does not. That was only relevant to Buddha or the enlightened one. Buddha prescribed the middle path while Jainism advocates his followers to even completely discard the clothes i.e. life of austerity.

Q5. Which of the following are uses of neon gas?

1. Make lights for businesses and shops
2. To make gas lasers for chip manufacturing
3. To make Television tubes
4. As cryogenic refrigerant

Select the correct answer from the codes given below

a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 2, 3 and 4
c. 1, 2 and 4
d. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer : d

Why is the Question ?

All of the above are uses on neon.
 It is used for manufacturing high-voltage indicators, television tubes, wave meter tubes and lightning arrestors.
 The reddish-orange color emitted from the neon lights are used for advertising purposes.
 It is commercially used as cryogenic refrigerant.
 It is combined with helium to produce helium-neon lasers.