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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 20 Dec 2019

Question 1.   Torrefaction, recently seen in the news, is related to

(a) Antibiotic to eliminate Anaemia

(b)  Technology for water purification

(c) Thermal process to convert biomass into a coal like material

(d)  Chemical process to refine petroleum products

 

Question 2. ‘Power of Siberia’ is a

(a) Gas pipeline project

(b) Nuclear project

(c) Advanced Missile

(d)  None

 

Question 3. With respect to Sahitya Akademi, consider the following statements:

  1. Besides the 22 languages enumerated in the Constitution of India, the Sahitya Akademi also gives awards to the languages English and Nepali.
  2. It also gives special awards called Saraswati Samman to significant contribution to the languages not formally recognized by the Akademi.

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

(a)  1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 4. Consider the following statements with Marine Search & Rescue  (MSR)

  1. India is a signatory to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) & has ratified it.
  2. Indian Coast Guard (ICG)is the agency responsible for coordinating Search and Rescue (SAR) in the Indian Search and Rescue Region (ISRR).

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

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 5. Consider the following statements with respect to Feni River

  1. It forms the part of the Indo-Nepal border.
  2. It originates from Tibet, passes through India and meets the Bay of Bengal after it flows into Bangladesh.

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

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

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