Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09-05-2020

1. In context to Brown Dwarfs, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is also called failed stars.
  2. 2.Their masses are heavier than planets but lighter than stars.
  3. 3.They are unable to sustain fusion of their hydrogen to produce energy
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


2. With reference to Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) Scheme, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral (Ph.D.) programmes for carrying out research in cutting edge science and technology domains.
  2. 2.A fellowship of Rs.70,000/- per month for the first two years, Rs.75,000/- per month for the 3rd year, and Rs.80,000/- per month in the 4th and 5th year is provided under the scheme.
  3. 3.A research grant of Rs. 2 lakh per year is provided to each of the Fellows for a period of 5 years to cover their academic contingency expenses and for foreign/national travel expenses.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


3. Consider the following, with regard to AYUSH Sanjivani App:

  1. 1.It is developed by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY).
  2. 2.It targets to reach out to 50 lakh people in the country.
  3. 3.It intends to generate data on usage of AYUSH advocacies and its impact in prevention of Covid-19
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


4. Recently a country changed its existing currency into Toman. Toman is the currency of which of the following country?


5. ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ was sometimes seen in news. It is related to


6. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.At the time of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was the only relevant law specifying criminal liability for such incidents.
  2. 2.Bhopal Gas Leak (Processing of Claims) Act, 1985, was enacted which gave powers to the central government to secure the claims arising out of or connected with the Bhopal gas tragedy.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following statements regarding Non-Convertible Debentures:

  1. 1.They cannot be converted into shares or equities and hence have a lower rate of return as compared to convertible debentures.
  2. 2.All companies are required to create a Debenture Redemption Reserve (DRR) toward repayments of long-term NCDs in case of bankruptcy or liquidity crunch.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


8. Recently there has been a growing awareness in our country regarding ‘Nisargruna plant’. It is used for which of the following purposes?


9. Consider the following statements with reference to the members of the cat family:

  1. 1.Jaguars are native to the Americas.
  2. 2.Black panthers are not naturally found outside of Asia.
  3. 3.Both cheetahs and leopards are naturally found in Africa.
  4. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. In the context of economy, which of the following statements best describes the term Bail-in?


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