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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 12 Feb 2020

Question 1. With respect to Conference of Parties – 13 (COP-13) often seen in the news recently, consider the following statements:

  1. It is the 13th Session of the Conference of the Parties
    to the Bonn Convention.
  2. The conference is going to be hosted by India at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
  3. The theme of CoP-13 is, Migratory species connect the planet and we welcome them home’.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)    2 & 3

(c)   1 & 2

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 2. Consider the following statements regarding Permafrost.

  1. Permafrost is any ground that remains completely frozen for at least two years straight.
  2. They are located only in high latitudes around the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
  3. The thawing of permafrost has implications for the global climate.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)   2 & 3

(c)   1 & 2

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 3. Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus can happen through

  1. Respiratory droplets
  2. Contact
  3. Fomites

Select the correct answer code:

(a)  Only 1

(b)   2 & 3

(c)   1 & 2

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 4.  Limiting Factor” – one of the world’s most advanced submersibles used to explore inhospitable depths is associated with which of the following missions?

(a) Mission Arabia

(b)   Mission Maven

(c)  Nekton Mission

(d) Operation Ice Bridge

 

Question 5.   Consider the following statements with respect to SuperCam

  1. It is a part of NASA’s Artemis program.
  2. It is laser-toting robot for studying mineralogy, chemistry and soil types to find the signs of past microbial life on Moon.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)  Only 2

(c)   Both 1 & 2

(d) None

 

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