Daily Current Affairs Quiz 10-03-2020

1. Consider the following statements regarding Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D)

  1. 1.The National Police Mission was under the administrative control of BPR&D.
  2. 2.It functions under the Ministry of Defence.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


2. This is an herbivorous Marine Mammal. It is scheduled as ‘Vulnerable’ in IUCN red list. It is given legal protection under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. CITES limits or bans the trade of derived Products. Identify the above described Species.


3. Glypothorax Gopiis – a recently discovered species discovered species from Mizoram is a:


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan is an integrated scheme for school and college education extending from pre-school to under graduation.
  2. 2.It ensures inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels of school education.
  3. 3.It subsumes the three Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (TE).
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


5. With reference to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. 1.It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare engaged in work related to the development of export of agricultural products and processed food from India.
  2. 2.It is responsible for putting in place a system for administration of GI and authentication of the product in India and abroad.
  3. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. In context to stem cells, consider the following:

  1. 1.It has the ability to develop into many different cell types, from muscle cells to brain cells.
  2. 2.It is divided in to two types, Embryonic stem cells and Adult Stem Cells.
  3. 3.Both the types of cells are pluripotent in nature
  4. Which of the statement given above are correct?


7. The Gender Social Norms Index is published by


8. Consider the following statements

  1. 1.Stem cells are special human cells that have the ability to develop into many different cell types, from muscle cells to brain cells.
  2. 2.Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, meaning that they can turn into more than one type of cell.
  3. 3. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommends commercial stem cell banking.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


9. Consider the following statements regarding Cord Blood Banking:

  1. 1. Cord blood banking involves taking the umbilical cord blood, which is a rich source of stem cells, and preserving it for future use.
  2. 2.Umbilical cord blood contains special cells called hematopoietic stem cells that can be used to treat diseases like haematological cancers
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


10. Recently, the term ’Cycle 25’was seen in the news. It is related to


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