Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22-02-2020

1. Consider the following pairs:
Species                                                             IUCN Status

  1. 1.Asian Elephant                     –                     Endangered
  2. 2.Bengal Florican                     –                     Vulnerable
  3. 3.Great Indian Bustard             –           Critically Endangered
  4. Which of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?


2. Consider the following statements regarding the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission:

  1. 1.It is a scheme launched by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to deliver integrated project-based infrastructure in the rural areas.
  2. 2.It also includes the development of economic activities and skill development for the people.
  3. 3.The State Government identifies the Rurban clusters in accordance with the Framework for Implementation prepared by the MoRD.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


3. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.It stands first in coal production in India with 21% of country’s coal production.
  2. 2.It is the only state in the production of tin concentration.
  3. 3.It shares border with 7 of the other states in India.
  4. The above statements describe which of the following state?


4. With reference to the Cauvery Delta Region, which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  1. 1.The Tamil Nadu Assembly has recently passed a bill declaring the Cauvery Delta Region a Protected Special Agriculture Zone (PSAZ).
  2. 2.Only new non agricultural industries are completely barred from establishment in the Delta region.
  3. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. “Worldwide Educating for the Future Index” is released by:


6. Consider the following statements regarding Dedicated Freight Corridor of India:

  1. 1.This project is implemented by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL).
  2. 2.This project falls under the aegis of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


7. Which of the following Ozone depleting Substance is completely phased out by India:


8. ‘Pandemic Bonds’ recently seen in the news, is related to which of the following?


9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘The Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF)’

  1. 1.It is a financing mechanism under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
  2. 2.It is designed to provide an additional source of financing to help the world’s poorest countries respond to outbreaks.
  3. The PEF provides financing through two windows: a cash window and an insurance window.
  4. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


10. ‘Nambiyar River’ recently seen in news, originates from the state of


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