Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17-09-2019

1. Consider the following about Anti-Microbial Resistance

1. India’s first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub was recently inaugurated in Kolkata.
2. India is the largest consumer of antibiotics in the world.

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


2. What is ‘Red Corner notices’ that is sometimes mentioned in News?


3. ” Exercise Him Vijay “refers to


4. Consider the following statements with reference to Department of Telecommunications of India:
1. It issued Right of Way (RoW) guidelines for setting up of telecom towers and laying of cables.
2. It recently signed an MoU to develop a Broadband Readiness Index with the National Telecommunications Institute for Policy Research, Innovation & Training (NTIPRIT).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?


5. Recently, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change had granted in-principle approval to the Department of Atomic Energy to survey and explore for uranium in


6. The term “Yank” has been in news recently, it denotes


7. Consider the following statements regarding Survey of India:
1. It is headed by the Surveyor General of India.
2. It functions under the supervision of Ministry of Earth sciences.
3. Its members are from “Survey of India Service cadre” of Civil Services of India.
Choose the correct statement(s) using the code given below:


8. Which of the following species are considered to be critically endangered as per IUCN Red List:
1. The White-backed Vulture
2. The Long-billed Vulture
3. The Slender-billed vulture
Choose the correct answer using the code given below:


9. With reference to ‘Jan Soochna Portal’, consider the following statements:
1. The Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology is the nodal ministry for the operationalization and maintenance of the portal.
2. The information available on the portal is on a real-time basis.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. Consider the following statements:
1. India hosted the recent Conference of Parties (COP-14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
2. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) along with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) are the outcome of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit.
3. Goal 15 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) deals with the issue of Desertification.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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