Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16-07-2019

1. The Centre for Research and Planning (CRP) is an in-house think tank under which of the following institutions?


2. Which one of the following links all the ATMs in India?


3. With reference to the proposed National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) that aims to manage health data, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  • 1. It would use Aadhaar as a Personal Health Identifier (PHI) to maintain a Personal Health Record (PHR).
  • 2. The PHI would contain the names of patients and those of their immediate family, date of birth, gender, mobile number, email address, location, family ID and photograph.

Select the correct code:


4. The “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World” Report is released by:


5. The Chinese traveller Yuan Chwang (Hiuen Tsang) who visited India recorded the general conditions and culture of India at that time. In this context, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  • 1. The roads and river-routes were completely immune from robbery.
  • 2. As regards punishment for offences, ordeals by fire, water and poison were the instruments for determining the innocence or guilt of a person.
  • 3. The tradesmen had to pay duties at ferries and barrier stations.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


6. Consider the following animals:

  • 1. Sea cow
  • 2. Sea horse
  • 3. Sea lion

Which of the above is/are mammal/mammals?


7. “Working on a warmer planet: The effect of heat stress on productivity and decent work” report was recently published by:


8. Consider the following statements about ‘Kan Sikul, Kan Huan’ initiative:

  • 1. It is an initiative of District Administration of Lawngtlai, Mizoram
  • 2. It seeks to reduce malnutrition among children.
  • 3. It is a convergence of Centre’s Poshan Abhiyan with regular activities of departments such as Agriculture and Horticulture

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


9. Consider the following statements about Finance Commission:

  • 1. It is a statutory body functioning under the Ministry of Finance
  • 2. It is constituted by the President every 5th year or at such earlier time as he considers necessary.
  • 3. Recommendations made by the FC are only advisory in nature.

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


10. In which of the following places is the Shompen tribe found?


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