Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17-03-2020

1. ‘One Health Policy’, sometimes seen in news is related to


2. ‘WHO’ has mentioned that one way to avoid the SARS Cov-2 infection is by washing hands using soaps. In this context consider the following statements:

  1. 1.All viruses including Corona Virus have the lipid envelop that helps the virus to stick onto the skin.
  2. 2.The oleophilic part of the soap molecule tends to have an affinity for and competes with the lipids in the virus envelope.
  3. 3.It also competes with the bond that binds the RNA and the lipid envelop thus dissolving the virus into its components which are then removed by water.
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


3. Bedaquiline, Pretomanid and Linezolid are a series of drugs used to treat which of the following diseases?


4. With reference to the mountain passes, consider the following pairs:
     Mountain pass                          Link

  1. 1.Jelep La pass             :             Connects Tawang with Guwahati
  2. 2.Banihal pass             :             Connects Jammu with Kashmir valley
  3. 3.Zoji La pass             :             Connects Ladakh with Shimla
  4. Which of the pairs given above is/are Incorrectly Matched


5. With reference to Mass mission, which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

  1. 1.Mars 2020 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. 2.Hope Mars orbiter – Emirates Mars Mission
  3. 3.ExoMars – Chinese Mars rover
  4. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


6. “Project Baseline”, recently seen in news is:


7. Consider the following statements regarding “Unnat Bharat Abhiyan”:

  1. 1.It is a flagship program of the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD).
  2. 2.The objective of the scheme is to engage the faculty and students of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) in identifying development issues in rural areas and finding sustainable solutions for the same.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


8. Consider the following statements about United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA):

  1. 1.The UN Environment Assembly is headquartered at Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. 2.The Assembly meets biennially.
  3. 3.The Fourth Session of UN Environment Assembly`s theme was “Towards a pollution-free planet”.
  4. 4.The Committee of Permanent Representatives of UNEA has more than 118 members.
  5. Which of the above options is/are correct?


9. Motihari-Amlekhgunj Oil pipeline project was proposed between:


10. In context to Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan Scheme, consider the following:

  1. 1.It’s objective is to provide financial and water security to farmers through harnessing solar energy.
  2. 2.Both Installation of ground mounted grid connected renewable power plants in the rural areas and Installation of standalone solar powered agriculture pumps are included in the scheme.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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