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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 19 November 2020

Question 1.Consider the following statements with respect to the Amphan cyclone

  1. Amphan is a tropical cyclone originated during the pre-monsoon period which is most favorable for the formation of tropical cyclones.
  2. Thailand has given the name of the cyclone.
  3. The Digha island is located in Odisha.

 Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  2 only

(c) 1 & 3

(d)  All

 

Question 2.Consider the following statements regarding Emperor Penguin.

  1. Emperor penguin is the shortest of all living penguin species and is endemic to Antarctica.
  2. It is the only penguin species that breeds during the Antarctic winter.
  3. Emperor penguins spend their entire lives in Antarctica.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d)  1 & 2

 

Question 3.Puntius Sanctus is a new freshwater fish found recently in which of the following regions?

(a)  Tamilnadu

(b)  Kerala

(c) Goa

(d) Gujarat

 

Question 4.‘Operation Greens’ is run by which of the following Ministries?

(a)  Ministry of rural development

(b)   Ministry of science & technology

(c)  Ministry of food processing industries

(d)  Ministry of agriculture

 

Question 5.Consider the following statements regarding One Stop Centre Scheme.

  1. One Stop Centres are being established across the country to provide integrated support and assistance under one roof to women affected by violence in public spaces.
  2. Girls below 18 years of age are also covered under the scheme.
  3. The Scheme will be funded through Nirbhaya Fund.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d)  All

 

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