Daily UPSC Prelims Current affairs – November 15-16, 2022 [Mock Test]

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Palladium is a rare and lustrous silvery-white non-metal discovered in 1803.
  2. Palladium is used in fuel cells, in the semiconductor industry.
  3. Neon is used to make high-voltage indicators and switching gear, making chips, lightning arresters, diving equipment, cryogenic refrigerants (in liquid form) and lasers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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2. With respect to the National Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NAFIS), consider the following statements:

  1. It will create a unique 16-digit national fingerprint number (NFN) for each person arrested for the crime.
  2. It is developed by National Crime Records Bureau.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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3. Spectrographic Investigation of Nebular Gas (SING) Project is a collaboration between the Indian Institute of Astronomy (IIA) and the Russian Academy of science for designing payload for which of the following?

[A] Lunar Gateway
[B] China’s Tiangong Space station
[C] The Russian Orbital Service Station
[D] Starlab

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The above questions are part of Daily Current Affairs Test under UPSC Prelims Test Series - 2023 in GKToday Android Application. This series can be subscribed in the app only. Download Now

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