Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13-02-2020

1. ‘Thanatotheristes’, sometimes mentioned in news is related to


2. With respect to the Government Bill and the Private Members Bill, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.While Government Bill is introduced by the Ministers, a Private Member Bill is introduced only by the Opposition Party MPS.
  2. 2.While many Government Bills have been passed now and then, a Private member bill has been passed only twice after Independence.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


3. Consider the following statements regarding the Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB):

  1. 1.Drugs Technical Advisory Board is a statutory body constituted under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.
  2. 2.Its function to advise the Central government and State government on technical matters related to drugs and cosmetics.
  3. 3.The advisory given by the board is binding on both Central and State Governments.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


4. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Article 44 of the Indian Constitution’:

  1. 1.The article states that ‘The State shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”.
  2. 2.It is one of the Liberal-Intellectual Principle of DPSP in Part IV of the Indian Constitution.
  3. 3.Although the Indian constitution was compiled by Dr. BR Ambedkar, it was Pandit Nehru who introduced Article 44 to the constitution which sought to establish India’s status as a ‘secular state’.
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


5. Thwaites Glacier, sometimes seen in the news is located in?


6. Ajeya Warrior’ is a joint military exercise between India and:


7. Consider the following, with reference to Yaravirus:

  1. 1.It is small in size which infects amoeba.
  2. 2.It is recently discovered at a lake in Brazil.
  3. 3.It does not Infect Human Cell.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


8. The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) of Wild Animals will be hosted by which country?


9. What is the new term used to refer the novel Corona Virus by the World Health Organization (WHO)?


10. Consider the following statements with respect to Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC):

  1. 1.It is a subsidiary of Indian Banks Association (IBA)
  2. 2.The organization was established for the purpose of providing reinsurance to the insurance companies.
  3. Which of the following codes given below is/are correct?


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