Daily Current Affairs Quiz 05-05-2020

1. Consider the following statements regarding Purchasing Managers’ Index:

  1. 1.It is compiled and released by IHS Markit.
  2. 2.It measures the performance of Primary and Secondary sectors of an economy.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


2. Fujiwhara effect, sometimes seen in news, refers to:


3. Which among the following can contribute to the Anti-greenhouse Effect?

  • 1.Volcanic ash
  • 2.Stratospheric sulfur aerosols
  • 3.Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC)
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below.


4. With reference to human rights courts, consider the following statements:

  • 1.They are set up at the district level to ensure speedy disposal of cases relating to offences arising out of violation of human rights.
  • 2.State Government is empowered to designate a Sessions court as human rights court.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. PM of India attended the first virtual summit of Non-aligned Movement. With respect to Non-aligned Movement, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.The Non-Aligned Movement was formed during the World War II as an organization of States that did not seek to formally align themselves with either the Allied or Axis Powers.
  2. 2.The first NAM Summit Conference took place in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in September 1961.
  3. 3.India is one of the founding members of the Non-aligned Movement.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. Which of the following is/are qualifications to become the judge of the High Court?

  1. 1.He should have held a judicial office in the territory of India for ten years.
  2. 2.He should have been an advocate of high court(s) for ten years.
  3. 3.He should be a distinguished jurist.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


7. World Press Freedom Index is released by


8. With reference to Foreign Portfolio Investment, consider the following:

  1. 1.It consists of securities and other financial assets passively held by foreign investors.
  2. 2.It does not provide the investor with direct ownership of financial assets and is relatively liquid depending on the volatility of the market.
  3. 3.It is more liquid and less risky than Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


9. In context to Foreign Direct investmnet, cosider the following:

  1. 1.It is an investment made by a firm or individual in one country into business interests located in another country.
  2. 2.It does not allow an investor to purchase a direct business interest in a foreign country.
  3. 3.It is often referred to as “hot money” because of its tendency to flee at the first signs of trouble in an economy.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


10. Consider the following, with regard to African Swine Fever:

  1. 1.It is a highly contagious and fatal animal disease caused in domestic and wild pigs.
  2. 2.It spreads from Animal to Human after consuming the animal meat.
  3. 3.Its mortality rate is close to 100% and since the fever has no cure.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


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