Daily Current Affairs Quiz 01-08-2019

1. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The Indian Medical Association is a founding member of the World Medical Association.
  • 2. The Indian Medical Association is registered under the Companies Act of 1956.
  • Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements:

  • 1.India’s Chang La seed bank in the Himalayas, at a height of 17,300 feet,has a storage facility with over 5,000 seed accessions.
  • 2.The vault is a joint venture of the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (under ICAR) and the DefenceInstitute ofHigh Altitude Research (under DRDO).

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


3. The Earth Overshoot Day (EOD) was recently observed worldwide. Which of the following statements about the EOD is/are correct?

  • 1. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year.
  • 2. EOD is hosted and calculated by Global Footprint Network.
  • 3. The global overshoot so calculated is the number of days of that year that Earth’s biocapacity suffices to provide for humanity’s Ecological Footprint.

Select the correct statements:


4. India’s Seed vault is located in


5. What is the theme of the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019?


6. Consider the following statements

  • 1. The Solar Charkha Mission is launched by the Ministry of new and renewable energy
  • 2. The Mission will cover 50 clusters and every cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans.

Which of the above statements is/are true about The Solar Charkha Mission?


7. A deadlock between the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha calls for a joint sitting of the Parliament during the passage of

  • 1. Ordinary Legislation
  • 2. Money Bill
  • 3. Constitution Amendment Bill

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


8. The increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the air is slowly raising the temperature of the atmosphere, because it absorbs


9. Thudumbattam- is a folk art of which of the following states?


10. Consider the following statements about Adarsh Smarak Scheme:

  • 1. It is launched by Ministry of Tourism to promote basic tourist facilities in well-known historical sites
  • 2. One of its components is to implement Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Which of the above statements is/are true about The Solar Charkha Mission?


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