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Current Affairs Quiz Today – 01st March 2021

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Current affairs quiz today – 01st March 2021.
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#1. Consider the following statements with respect to Chilika Lake:

1. The endangered Gangetic Dolphins are found in the lake.

2. It is the largest coastal lagoon in India.

3. The lake is located at the mouth of the Daya River.

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

ANS: (A) 2 and 3 only

Explanation:

  • Chilika Lake is Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon.
  • It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the largest brackish water lagoon in the world after the New Caledonian barrier reef.
  • The lake is located at the mouth of the Daya River.
  • It is a designated Ramsar Site under Ramsar Convention.
  • The endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins are found in the lake.
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#3. Consider the following statements:

1. National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman.

2. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930 for the discovery of the Raman Effect.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

ANS: (B) 2 only

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Explanation
  • National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on 28th February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. Hence, statement 1 is not correct.
  • Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930. The first NSD was celebrated in 1987. Hence, statement 2 is correct.

#4. Consider the following statements:

1. The Union government owns all the publicly available assets within the geographical boundaries of India, including airwaves.

2. Foreign companies are not eligible to bid for the airwaves in India.

3. A firm can bid for spectrum only as per the eligibility point allocated based on its deposit.

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

ANS: (D) 1 and 3 only

Explanation:

  • Devices such as cellphones and wireline telephones require signals to connect from one end to another. These signals are carried on airwave. The airwaves are called spectrum, which is subdivided into bands that have varying frequencies.
  • The Union government owns all the publicly available assets within the geographical boundaries of the country including airwaves.
  • A firm can bid for spectrum only as per the eligibility point allocated based on its deposit.
  • Foreign companies are also eligible to bid for the airwaves. But, they will have to either set up a branch in India and register as an Indian company, or tie up with an Indian company to be able to retain the airwaves after having won the spectrum in the bid.
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