Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12-07-2019

1. Consider the following statements about Great Indian Bustard:

  • 1. It is a bustard found on the Indian subcontinent
  • 2. Its IUCN status is critically endangered
  • 3. It is protected under Environment Protection Act of 1986

Which of the above statements are correct?


2. Which of the following recently became the first state to come up with its own Water Conservation Policy


3. Consider the following statements about Cyber Attacks:

  • 1. Malware is the method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites
  • 2. Phishing refers to any kind of software that is designed to cause damage to a single computer, server, or computer network.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?


4. Which of the following statement regarding Alzheimer’s disease is incorrect?


5. Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?


6. With reference to Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), consider the following statements:

  • 1. It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
  • 2. It strives to conserve nature through action-based research, education and public awareness.
  • 3. It organizes and conducts nature trails and camps for the general public.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. Consider the following diseases

  • 1. Diphtheria
  • 2. Chickenpox
  • 3. Smallpox

Which of the above diseases has/have been eradicated in India?


8. Other than poaching, what are the possible reasons for the decline in the population of Ganges River Dolphins?

  • 1. Construction of dams and barrages on rivers
  • 2. Increase in the population of crocodiles in rivers
  • 3. Getting trapped in fishing nets accidentally
  • 4. Use of synthetic fertilizers and other agricultural chemicals in crop-fields in the vicinity of rivers

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


9. Consider the following statements about SRMSAT-1:

  • 1. It is a nanosatellite built by students at SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
  • 2. It was used to monitor Greenhouse gases in atmosphere
  • 3. It was launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C18 rocket

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to


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