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Current Affairs Quiz , 06 May 2019
- May 8, 2019
- Posted by: DOTS IAS
- Category: Quizes
1) Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ is
a) Kashin class
b) Kamorta class
c) Shishumar class
d) Talwar class
• Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard
• INS Ranjit, the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by the erstwhile USSR, was commissioned on September 1983
2) RISAT-2BR1, to be launched by ISRO, is a
a) Communication satellite
b) Radar imaging satellite
c) Navigation satellite
d) None of the above
• The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its latest radar imaging satellite (RISAT), the RISAT-2BR1
• The RISAT, which was first deployed in orbit on April 20, 2009 as the RISAT-2, uses synthetic aperture radars (SAR) to provide Indian forces with all-weather surveillance and observation, which are crucial to notice any potential threat or malicious activity around the nation’s borders.
• The to-be-deployed RISAT-2BR1 satellite uses the same SAR band, and will further improve India’s imaging reconnaissance abilities
3) King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be officially crowned as the 10th king of the Chakri dynasty of which of the following countries?
a) Sri Lanka
• Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun will be officially crowned as the 10th king of the Chakri dynasty, after taking the throne following the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej
• Devotion to the monarch is an ingrained part of Thai culture that deepened during Bhumibol’s 70-year reign.
4) Sanjay Gandhi National Park is located in the state of
• Bajirao, the last captive white tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivali, Maharashtra died at the age of 18.
5) ‘Zero Pendency Courts Project’, aimed to study the life cycle of cases to come up with optimal timelines for cases, was launched by the High Court of
c) Himachal Pradesh
• A Delhi High Court’s pilot project report on the backlog of cases has said the Capital needed 43 more judges above the current strength of 143 to clear all the pending cases in one year.
• The ‘Zero Pendency Courts Project’ is a one-of-its-kind project in India aimed to study the life cycle of cases to come up with optimal timelines for cases.