16 JANUARY MCQ

Current Affairs

Q.1 Consider the following statements with reference to the Gold hallmarking,
1.From January 15, 2021, onwards, No jeweller will be allowed to sell gold jewellery or artefacts without hallmark from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
2.The BIS is already running a hallmarking scheme for gold jewellery since April 2000 and around 40% of gold jewellery is being hallmarked currently.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Q.2 Consider the following statements with reference to the Henley Passport Index 2020,
1.Singapore has been topping the Index for three straight years.
2.The Indian passport is ranked 84th in the world.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Q.3 consider the following statements with reference to the Blue Flag’ certification,
1.The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification that can be obtained by a beach, marina, or sustainable boating tourism operator, and serves as an eco-label.
2.The certification is awarded by the Denmark-based non-profit Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE)
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Q.4 With reference to the Sinkholes, consider the following statements:
1.Sinkholes are depressions formed in the ground when layers of the Earth’s surface start collapsing into caverns.
2.Their formation can be caused due to natural processes or human activity.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

Q.5. Dispute between centre and state solve by which of the following Jurisdiction