Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09-08-2019

1. Mt. Elbrus recently seen in news is located in:


2. Consider the following statements about Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award:

  • 1. This award aims to recognize and reward journalists who have actively contributed towards the field of space science
  • 2. The nominations are open to all Indians who have a good experience in journalism

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. The term ‘’OFET’’ recently seen in news related to:


4. Consider the following statements about Mt. Elbrus:

  • 1. It is a dormant volcano in Russia.
  • 2. This mountain is considered as the highest mountain in Europe.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?


5. ‘Heracles Inexpectatus’’ is recently seen in news is:


6. In which one among the following categories of protected areas in India are local people not allowed to collect and use the biomass:


7. In the areas covered under the Panchayat (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, what is the role/power of Gram Sabha?

  • 1. Gram Sabha has the power to prevent alienation of land in the Scheduled Areas.
  • 2. Gram Sabha has the ownership of minor forest produce.
  • 3. Recommendation of Gram Sabha is required for granting prospecting licence or mining lease for any mineral in the Scheduled Areas.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


8. In the Parliament of India, the purpose of an adjournment motion is:


9. Consider the following statements regarding Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):

  • 1. It is an Intergovernmental body under the United Nations
  • 2. It does not conduct its own research.
  • 3. It was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Brahmo Samaj?

  • 1. It opposed idolatry.
  • 2. It denied the need for a priestly class for interpreting the religious texts.
  • 3. It popularized the doctrine that the Vedas are infallible.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


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