Daily Current Affairs Quiz 23-03-2020

1. Asia’s Largest freshwater oxbow lake “Kanwar” is located in the state of:


2. “Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance” is an initiative of:


3. “State of Food Security and Nutrition in World” report is published by


4. Consider the following pairs:
Species             IUCN

  1. 1.Olive Ridley Turtle –             Vulnerable
  2. 2.Red Crowned Roof Turtle –             Critically Endangered
  3. 3.Northern River terrapin –             Critically Endangered
  4. Which of the following pair(s) is/are correctly matched?


5. Consider the following, with reference to Domestic Manufacturing of Medical Devices in the country:

  1. 1.It includes setting up of medical device parks in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
  2. 2.The grants are to be provided to the central government and the projects are to be implemented by respective state governments.
  3. 3.It will help to reduce imports and also increase standard of medical testing.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


6. In context to AYUSH Health and Wellness Centre (AYUSH HWC), consider the following:

  1. 1.It will be operationalizing within a period of five years that is from financial years 2019-20 to 2023-24.
  2. 2.It will Enhanced accessibility to achieve universal health coverage for affordable treatment.
  3. 3.It will Reduced burden on secondary and tertiary health care facilities
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


7. Consider the following statements

  1. 1.The International Olympic Committee is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement.
  2. 2. It is a not-for-profit independent international organisation that is committed to building a better world through sport.
  3. 3. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s foundation was initiated by the IOC to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against drugs in sports.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


8. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Hyperloop pod’:

  1. 1. Hyperloop pod works on the same concept of maglev trains where the trains levitate over the tracks with the help of electro-magentic energy.
  2. 2.The travel time of the pod is greatly reduced as the pod travels in the tube in near-vacuum.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


9. Recently, the term ‘Seventh Resource’ was seen in the news. It refers to


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