Daily Current Affairs Quiz 24-02-2020

1. ‘Shanidar Cave’ recently seen in the news, is related to which of the following?


2. ‘Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary’ recently seen in news, is located in the state of


3. With respect to ‘Thai magur’ consider the following statements

  1. 1.Thai Magur is a cannibal species that impacts the indigenous biodiversity and in-turn reduces the food base for water birds.
  2. 2.Thai Magur is also believed to be carcinogenic
  3. 3.National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned it in 2000
  4. Which of the above statements is /are correct?


4. Global Health Security (GHS) Index is released by:


5. Consider the following statements regarding “Worldwide Educating for the Future Index 2019”:

  1. 1.It is published by the Economist Intelligence Unit
  2. 2.The report assesses the effectiveness of education systems in preparing students for the demands of work and life in a rapidly changing landscape.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


6. Consider the following statements regarding Immediate mobile Payment System (IMPS) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS):

  1. 1. (IMPS) is available round the clock in India, but RTGS is available only for a certain time limit.
  2. 2. IMPS is managed by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) while RTGS is managed by RBI.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below


7. With reference to Kawal Tiger Reserve, consider the following

  1. 1.It has tropical mixed dry deciduous forest and dry teak forest.
  2. 2.It is the catchment area of River Godavari and Kadam
  3. 3.It is linked to the Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra to it north and Indravati Tiger reserve to its east.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


8. In context to Habitable-Zone Planet Finder, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is installed on the 10m Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory.
  2. 2.It searches for exoplanets by using the Doppler effect.
  3. 3.It is designed to detect and characterise planets in ‘Goldilocks zone’.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


9. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.It is the India’s eastern most Tiger Reserve situated in one of the North eastern state.
  2. 2.This Tiger Reserve has won India Biodiversity Award 2016 in the category of ‘Conservation of threatened species for its Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme.
  3. 3.It includes semi-evergreen, evergreen forest and Eastern Himalayan broad leaf forests.
  4. The above sentences derive which of the following Tiger Reserves?


10. Consider the following statements, ‘The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015’:

  1. 1.It included special provisions to tackle child offenders committing heinous offences in the age group of 16-18 years.
  2. 2.It mandates setting up Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees in every District.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


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