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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 18 Jan 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements with respect to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

  1. It is under control of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  2. Prime minister is the chairman of NDMA
  3. It does not include heat wave & nuclear disasters.

(a) 1 & 2

(b) 1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d)  1, 2 & 3

 

Question 2. Zearalenone, recently seen is news is

(a) Antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis

(b) Plant Growth Regulator

(c) New Rice variety

(d) Fungal toxin infesting cereals

 

 Question 3. Consider the following statements with regards to Indian Ocean Rim Association

  1. Indian Ocean Rim Association is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
  2. China is not a member of Indian Ocean Rim Association.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c ) both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 4. Consider the following statements with regards to hyabusha 2

  1. It is an asteroid sample-return mission
  1. It is launched by Korea Aerospace Research Institute

 Which of the statements given above is are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 5. Consider the following with regards to Astrobatrachus kurichiyana frogs

  1. It has been discovered in west ghat region
  2. The species has been named Astrobatrachus kurichiyana for its constellation-like markings and the indigenous people of Kurichiyarmala, the hill range where it was found.

Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c ) both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

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