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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 10 Oct 2019

Question 1. Consider the following statements with respect to the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) -2019

  1. India has moved down 10 places to rank 68th in the index
  2. India ranks high in terms of macroeconomic stability and market size
  3. The GCI was released by the world Economic Forum

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

  1. 1& 2
  2. 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 1, 2 & 3

 Question 2 . Consider the following statements with respect to the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry-

  1. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be awarded to John D. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries.
  2. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences selects the Nobel Laureate in Physics and Chemistry
  3. Frederick Sanger is the only Nobel Laureate who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice, in 1958 and 1980.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

  1. 1& 2
  2. 2 & 3
  3. 1 & 3
  4. 1, 2 & 3

Question 3. Buqyaq , that was recently in news , is located in

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Iran
  3. Iraq
  4. Afghanistan

Question 4. Central Adverse List sometimes seen in the news recently is associated with

  1. Ministry of home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. Ministry of Environment
  4. Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

Question 5. An emerging technology, the Gene Drive technology is capable of enabling

  1. The creation of the world’s first genetically edited babies.
  2. The alteration of specific strands of DNA using molecular scissors by either cutting, tweaking or replacing it.
  3. The spread of specified genetic alternations through targeted wild population
  4. None

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