Daily Current Affairs Quiz 18-03-2020

1. Which of the following functions are performed by the National Commission for SCs

  1. 1.To investigate and monitor all matters relating to the safeguards provided for the Scheduled Castes under the Constitution.
  2. 2.To inquire into specific complaints with respect to the deprivation of rights and safeguards of the Scheduled Castes
  3. 3.Full implementation of the various acts like the PCR Act, 1955 and SC and ST (POA) Act, 1989.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


2. With reference to the Classical Languages, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1.There are twenty-two classical languages in India as per the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution.
  2. 2.Tamil is the first language to be accorded the Classical Language status.
  3. 3.The Ministry of Culture provides the guidelines regarding Classical languages.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


3. In context to Superhydrophobic Coating, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is made from polyurethane and silicon dioxide nanoparticles.
  2. 2.It is a nanoscopic surface layer that repels water.
  3. 3.It is also found in nature such as the Lotus leaf, and some insect wings.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


4. Consider the following statements, with regard to Organ Donation in India:

  1. 1.Organ Transplantation and Donation is permitted both by law and covered under the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994
  2. 2.National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) act as a apex centre for coordinating all activities regarding organ donation.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Consider the following statements

  1. 1.Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) was introduced in the year 1997-98
  2. 2.The objective of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) is to provide quality primary and secondary level education to Scheduled Tribe (ST) students.
  3. 3.As per the budget 2018-19, every block with more than 50% Schedule Tribe (ST) population and at least 20,000 tribal persons, will have an Eklavya Model Residential School by the year 2022.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


6. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Herd Immunity’

  1. 1.Herd immunity or herd protection is a form of direct protection against infectious diseases.
  2. 2.It occurs when a large percentage of a population has become immune to an infection, whether through infection or vaccination, thereby providing a measure of protection for individuals who are not immune.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


7. Consider the following statements regarding Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

  1. 1.Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship program of the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD).
  2. 2.It aims to bring about an improvement in the general quality of life in the rural areas, by promoting cleanliness and hygiene.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


8. Bishkek Declaration was recently in news. It is related to:


9. The guidelines for regulating Payment Aggregators and Payment Gateways in India is recently released by:


10. BIOFIN (Biodiversity Finance Initiative) was launched by:


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