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``` 10 August 2022 Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information 10 August 2022 Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC Prelims You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again. Quiz is loading... You must sign in or sign up to start the quiz. You have to finish following quiz, to start this quiz: Results 0 of 5 questions answered correctly Your time: Time has elapsed You have reached 0 of 0 points, (0) Average score     Your score     Your result has been entered into leaderboard Loading Name: E-Mail: Captcha: 1 2 3 4 5 Answered Review Question 1 of 5 1. Question 2 points The Solomon Islands, one of the Pacific Islands, are at the centre of a renewed South Pacific rivalry between Beijing and Washington. The Solomon Islands are currently marking 80th anniversary of which World War 2 battle? Battle of Crete Battle of Iwo Jima Battle of the Coral Sea Battle of Guadalcanal Correct Explanation: On Saturday, Ms. Sherman will attend a series of events in the neighbouring Solomon Islands, which is marking the 80th anniversary of Second World War Battle of Guadalcanal. Incorrect Explanation: On Saturday, Ms. Sherman will attend a series of events in the neighbouring Solomon Islands, which is marking the 80th anniversary of Second World War Battle of Guadalcanal. Question 2 of 5 2. Question 2 points The Gondwana landmass split into two long ago — one containing what is now Africa and South America, the other comprising India, Madagascar, Australia and Antarctica. How many years ago did Gondwana split? 165 million years 85 million years 50 million years 130 million years Correct Explanation: A landmass called Gondwana, split into two 165 million years ago — one containing what is now Africa and South America, the other comprising India, Madagascar, Australia and Antarctica. Incorrect Explanation: A landmass called Gondwana, split into two 165 million years ago — one containing what is now Africa and South America, the other comprising India, Madagascar, Australia and Antarctica. Question 3 of 5 3. Question 2 points Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has been under threat due to a variety of factors, from predatory attacks to tropical cyclones. Scientists say that the biggest threat to the health of the reef is climate change-induced heat stress, resulting in _________. Coral blackening Coral whitening Coral erosion Coral bleaching Correct Explanation: Besides predatory attacks and tropical cyclones, scientists say that the biggest threat to the health of the reef is climate change-induced heat stress, resulting in coral bleaching. Incorrect Explanation: Besides predatory attacks and tropical cyclones, scientists say that the biggest threat to the health of the reef is climate change-induced heat stress, resulting in coral bleaching. Question 4 of 5 4. Question 2 points Who claimed the gold medal in the men’s triple jump event in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham? Abdulla Aboobacker Praveen Chitravel Eldhose Paul Avinash Sable Correct Explanation: Eldhose Paul had two firsts in one go at the Alexander Stadium here on Sunday. The triple jumper won the Commonwealth Games gold, the first by an Indian in the event’s history, and he did it by crossing the 17m mark for the first time. Incorrect Explanation: Eldhose Paul had two firsts in one go at the Alexander Stadium here on Sunday. The triple jumper won the Commonwealth Games gold, the first by an Indian in the event’s history, and he did it by crossing the 17m mark for the first time. Question 5 of 5 5. Question 2 points Which water body separates China from the Korean Peninsula? Black Sea Yellow Sea Berring Strait East China Sea Correct Explanation: China on Sunday continued its live-fire military exercises in waters near Taiwan for the fourth day, while also announcing new exercises in the Yellow Sea, between China and the Korean peninsula. Incorrect Explanation: China on Sunday continued its live-fire military exercises in waters near Taiwan for the fourth day, while also announcing new exercises in the Yellow Sea, between China and the Korean peninsula. ```
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