Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21-09-2019

1. The “composition scheme” often in news, refers to


2. Consider the following statements about Fateh Darwaza
1. It is one of the eight huge gateways leading to the Golconda Fort
2. It marks the victory of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb over Qutb Shahi dynasty
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect:


3. The “e-Green Watch” Portal deals with overview / implementation of


4. Consider the following about recent initiatives of AICTE:
1. Under the Margadarshan scheme, institutions having good accreditation record / highly performing institutions are supposed to mentor relatively newer 10 – 12 potential institutions.
2. Under the Margdarshak scheme, mentor teachers who are either serving or superannuated but willing and motivated with good knowledge of accreditation and who can devote adequate time to make required visits to relatively newer potential institutions.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct:


5. Consider the following about Controlled Human Infection Model (CHIM) recently in news
1. Volunteers who take part in trials will be infected, under expert supervision, with infectious viruses or bacteria.
2. India holds the distinction of being the first country to test them.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect:


6. With reference to `IFC Masala Bonds’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the statements given below is/are correct?
1. The International Finance Corporation, which offers these bonds, is an arm of the World Bank.
2. They are the rupee-denominated bonds and are a source of debt financing for the public and private sector.
Select the correct answer using the code given below


7. Consider the following statements:
1. The three major dynasties that ruled during the Sangam Age were the Cheras, Cholas and the Pandyas.
2. The Sangam literature is a religious literature.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. With reference to Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), consider the following statements:
1. It is the sum of the number of years of life lost and years lived with disability.
2. The use of DALYs to track disease burden was recommended by India’s National Health Policy, 2017.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Birbhum Coalfield Area is located in which of the following Indian state:


10. Which of the following water bodies borders Saudi Arabia:
1. Red Sea
2. Gulf of Aden
3. Persian Gulf
4. Mediterranean Sea
Choose the correct options using the code given below:


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