IB ACIO 19 February 2021 Afternoon Shift


For the following questions answer them individually

Question 1

Which of the following statements about 46th United States President Joe Biden is/are correct?

(1) He was one of the youngest senators at the age of 24
(2) He is the oldest US President at the age of 78

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Question 2

Who is the first female appointed as Head of human spaceflight program of National Aeronautics and Space Administration in June 2020?

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Question 3

Nobel Prize is announced at an international level which is administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. Recently Nobel Prize winners for the year 2020 were announced. The recipients of Nobel Prize 2020 are

1. Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy.
2. Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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Question 4

In September 2020, which of the three bills was passed by the parliament aimed at transforming agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ income?

(A) Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020
(B) Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020
(C) Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020
(D) Farmers Income and MSP (Minimum Support Price) Amendment Bill, 2020

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Question 5

Who among the following tennis players was disqualified from the US open 2020 after hitting an official with the ball?

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Question 6

Consider the following statements about Padma Vibhushan Award for the year 2020.

(1) Shri George Fernandes received this award posthumously for Public Affairs.
(2) Shri Chhannulal Mishra received this award for Art

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Question 7

On 17th December 2020, India recently launched the CMS-01 communication satellite into the Geostationary Transfer Orbit. What statements is/are CORRECT regarding the satellite?

1. The satellite was launched on a PSLV-C50 launch vehicle.
2. The satellite will provide telecom services in the extended C-Band of the frequency spectrum.
3. Is India’s 40th communication satellite that will replace the functions of GSAT-12 launched in 201c:

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 3 only
(d) Both 1 and 2

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Question 8

In July 2020, Sahil Seth who is a 2011 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer, has been appointed honorary adviser of the steering committee of the-

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Question 9

Which one of the following books won the Pulitzer Prize for the year 2020 in Fiction category?

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Question 10

To commemorate which birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Gramodaya Chamber of Commerce and Technology (GCOT) instituted the ‘Gramodaya Bandhu Mitra Puraskar’?

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