Static GK and Current Events Questions and Answers: 6th April 2021

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Created On: Apr 6, 2021 08:08 IST
Modified On: Apr 6, 2021 08:55 IST
GK Quiz 2021
GK Quiz 2021

Take the quiz listed below based on static GK and current events. The quiz is specially designed for the candidates of UPSC, SSC and other competitive exams.

  1. Which is the deepest freshwater lake in the world?
  1. Lake Superior
  2. Caspian Sea
  3. Red Sea
  4. Lake Baikal

Ans. d

Explanation: Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake by volume and the deepest lake of the world 

  1. In the list below choose the place where a neutrino detector telescope is not present 
  1. Australia 
  2. Antarctica
  3. Russia 
  4. Mediterranean sea

Ans. a

Explanation: Australia does not have any neutrino detector telescopes still. 

  1. What is the Neutrino detector facility in the Mediterranean called?
  1. Super-Kamiokande
  2. Ice Cube 
  3. ANTARES
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: ANTARES (Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss Environmental RESearch) is the first operational Cherenkov neutrino telescope in the Mediterranean Sea.

Read| Baikal Gigaton Volume Detector: All about Underwater Neutrino Telescope in world's deepest lake

  1. Choose the correct statement about Baikal Gigaton Volume Detector 

i) It is submerged at the depths of 2,500-4,300 feet below Lake Baikal

ii) The instrument has been placed at the southern part of the lake.

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: The Baikal- GVD Collaboration includes 9 institutions and organizations from 4 countries namely Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovakia.It is submerged at the depths of 2,500-4,300 feet below Lake Baikal. The instrument has been placed at the southern part of the lake.

  1. What charge does neutrino carry on itself?
  1. Positive charge 
  2. Negative charge 
  3. Both positive and negative at both poles
  4. None of the above 

Ans. d

Explanation: Neutrino is similar to an electron in all aspects but it carries no charge like electrons.

  1. What is India's rank in IP Index 2021?
  1. 44
  2. 53
  3. 40
  4. 42

Ans. c

Explanation: With a score of 38.40%, India ranks 40 among 53 countries globally.

  1. Who releases the Intellectual Property Index?
  1. World Trade Centre
  2. NASA
  3. US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Centre
  4. United Nations General Assembly 

Ans. c

Explanation: The annual IP Index is released by the US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Centre (GIPC). Read| International Intellectual Property Index 2021: Key Findings, India's position and other details

  1. Which among the following are the types of Intellectual Properties?

i) Copyright 

ii) Birthright 

iii) Trade Secret 

  1. Only i and ii
  2. Only ii and iii
  3. Only i and iii
  4. All of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: Types of intellectual properties include: Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret

  1. Where is the Large Hadron Collider located?
  1. Geneva 
  2. Austria 
  3. London
  4. Greenwich 

Ans. a

Explanation: The large hadron collider is located in Geneva, Switzerland in the facility of CERN.  Explained: Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and discovery of New Theory in Physics

  1. What is the purpose of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN?

i) Detect particles of matter unknown to mankind

ii) Find the origins of the universe

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: The physicists at CERN try to find the origins of the universe by creating conditions similar to the beginnings in a small area. They in the process may and have found out new particles of matter.  

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