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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 19 Feb 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements with respect to the permanent & short service commissions in Indian armed forces-

  1. In the permanent commission you can work till the retirement & you have to serve 60 years of age.
  2. In the short service commission you cannot work more than 14 years.
  3. All the allowances & perk are the same in both the commissions.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c)  1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3


Question 2. Consider the following statements regarding the state of India’s Bird 2020 report-

  1. The groups that show the greatest declineare raptors, migratory shorebirds, White-rumped Vulture & Richard’s Pipit.
  2. The species that have shown an increase in numbersinclude Rosy Starling, Feral Pigeon and the Ashy Prinia.
  3. The White-rumped Vulture is mainly found in north east states.


  1. a) 1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c)  1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3


Question 3. What is /are true regarding the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

  1. The IMF, along with the World Bank, was conceived in 1944 at a conference in Bretton Woods.
  2. It aims to preserve economic stability and tackle financial crises.
  3. The IMF also acts as a lender of last resort, disbursing its foreign exchange reserves for short periods to any member in difficulties.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 & 2

(b)  1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3


Question 4. Dardanelles Straits, that was in news recently,  lies near

(a) Turkey

(b)  Germany

(c) France

(d)  USA


Question 5. Digital Payment Index has been released by

(a)  Niti Aayog

(b) RBI

(c) Finance ministry

(d) Ministry of information & Technology


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