Amazon Quiz MCQ Type Questions

1.Which country has recorded the most deforestation ever in the Amazon rainforest in January 2022?

[A] Brazil
[B] Argentina
[C] Chile
[D] Bolivia

Correct Answer: A [Brazil]Notes:
Brazil recorded the most deforestation ever in the Amazon rainforest for the month of January, according to new government data.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon totalled 430 sq kilometres last month, five times higher than January 2021. This is according to preliminary satellite data from government space research agency.2.As per recent study, what is the reason for atmospheric mercury pollution of Peruvian Amazon?

[A] Coal Mining
[B] Gold Mining
[C] Copper Mining
[D] Industrial Emissions

Correct Answer: B [Gold Mining]Notes:
In a new study, researchers have found that the highest levels of atmospheric mercury pollution in the world are found in a patch of the Peruvian Amazon.
The study shows that illegal Gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon is causing record high levels of atmospheric mercury pollution. Birds from this area have up to 12 times more mercury in their systems than birds from less polluted areas.3.On which day Amazon India has partnered with Eastern Railways in order to set up a pick-up kiosk at Sealdah railway station?

[A] January 30
[B] January 31
[C] February 1
[D] February 2

Correct Answer: A [January 30]Notes:
On January 30 multinational technology company (MNC) Amazon India has partnered with Eastern Railways in order to set up a pick-up kiosk (a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from where newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc will be sold) at the Sealdah railway station in Kolkata, West Bengal.
Previously successful pilot of pickup kiosks in 4 railway stations across Mumbai, Maharashtra was set up in 2019.4.As per Brazil’s annual report, Deforestation in Amazon rainforest has increased by what percent in a year?

[A] 2
[B] 22
[C] 42
[D] 62

Correct Answer: B [22]Notes:
As per the Brazil Government’s annual report, Deforestation in Amazon rainforest has increased by 22 per cent in a year, which is the highest level since 2006.
The National Institute for Space Research’s ‘PRODES’ monitoring system showed that Amazon lost 13,235 square kilometers of rainforest during the 12-month period. Brazil’s government announced a two-year deadline to halt illegal deforestation by 2028 during the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.5.NITI Aayog, Amazon Web Services and Intel have jointly established a new experience studio at which location?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Chennai
[C] New Delhi
[D] Hyderabad

Correct Answer: C [New Delhi]Notes:
The NITI Aayog, Amazon Web Services and Intel have jointly created a new experience studio, which is located at NITI Aayog Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center, New Delhi.
This premise would serve as an experimentation facility for government, start-ups, enterprises, and industry experts. It would house technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality and virtual reality etc.6.Which state government has partnered with Amazon India to help drive e-commerce exports in the state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Karnataka
[C] Kerala
[D] Manipur

Correct Answer: A [Gujarat]Notes:
Amazon India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the industries and mines department of government of Gujarat to help drive e-commerce exports in the state. As part of the MoU, Amazon will train and onboard MSMEs from the state on Amazon Global Selling, enabling them to sell their unique Made in India products to millions of Amazon customers across more than 200 countries and territories.7.Who is the new CEO of Amazon?

[A] Doug Gurr
[B] Andy Jassy
[C] Werner Vogels
[D] Brian Valentine

Correct Answer: B [Andy Jassy]Notes:
Andrew R. Jassy (born January 13, 1968) is an American businessman and the CEO of Amazon Web Services. He is also one of the minority owners of the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League. Jassy has led AWS since its inception in 2003. He will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO of Amazon on July 5, 2021; Bezos will become executive chairman.8.As per the survey of Amazon Web Services (AWS), what is the percentage of digitally skilled employees in India’s workforce?

[A] 4
[B] 12
[C] 35
[D] 52

Correct Answer: B [12]Notes:
According to a recent report commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS), India’s present workforce comprises only 12% digitally skilled employees.
It also highlighted that the number of employees requiring digital skills in the country will need to increase nine-times by 2025.9.Amazon has been in a legal dispute against which company for selling its retail assets to Reliance Retail?

[A] D-Mart
[B] Future Retail
[C] Aditya Birla Retail
[D] K Raheja Corp

Correct Answer: B [Future Retail]Notes:
Amazon has moved the Delhi High Court against Future Retail for selling its retail assets to Reliance Retail.
Amazon alleges that the ₹24,713 crore worth Future-Reliance deal violates its own contract with the Future Group. The Delhi High Court asked Future retail to maintain status quo. Earlier the Singapore Arbitration gave the Emergency Arbitrator (EA) award in favour of Amazon.10.Which social network has been suspended by Apple, Amazon and Google, after the U.S Capitol violence?

[A] Parler
[B] We Chat
[C] Triller
[D] Peanut

Correct Answer: A [Parler]Notes:
Major Technology companies Apple, Amazon and Google have suspended the social network called Parler.
It is said that the platform has not taken enough measures to control the content inciting violence. In U.S, the conservatives, the right-wing users are the most active participants of the platform including the outgoing U.S President Donald Trump.

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