Daily Current Affairs Quiz 24-04-2020

1. In Context to Classical Swine Fever, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is also known as hog cholera.
  2. 2.It is a viral disease that affects pigs, goat and cows.
  3. 3.Is outbreak can be prevented by applying strict and rigorous sanitary treatment.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


2. With reference to OIE- World Organisation for Animal Health, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is an intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide.
  2. 2.It defines the requirements for a country or a zone to be considered free of the disease.
  3. 3.India is one of the member countries.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


3. In context to Reverse Vaccinology, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is defined as use of genomic information with the aid of computers for the preparation of vaccines without culturing microorganism.
  2. 2.It has been used for developing vaccinations for meningococcal and staphylococcal infections all through the world.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. With respect to the MGNREGS, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.The Ministry of Rural Development is monitoring the entire implementation of this scheme in association with state governments.
  2. 2.Within 15 days of submitting the application or from the day work is demanded, wage employment will be provided to the applicant and in case of no work allotted, unemployment allowance is provided.
  3. 3.It is the District Magistrate who approves the shelf of works under MGNREGA and fixes their priority.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


5. With reference to powers of the Governor, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1.Governor has the discretionary powers to invite the leader of the largest party/alliance, post-election, to form the government.
  2. 2.The Governors report on the breakdown of the constitutional machinery is beyond the judicial review of the judiciary.
  3. 3. There is no fixed term for governor’s office, but he/she can be terminated if the acts are upheld by courts as unconstitutional and malafide.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. Recently, the prices of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the best quality of crude oil in the world, fell to minus $40.32 a barrel in interlay trade in New York. With reference to this context, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.There is no direct impact on India because Indian crude oil basket does not comprise WTI and it only has Brent and oil from some of the Gulf countries.
  2. 2.However, the weakness in WTI reflects on the rising prices of Indian basket because oil is traded globally and has indirect impacts.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


7. Which of the following are part of the “World Bank Group”:

  1. 1.International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  2. 2.International Development Association
  3. 3.International Finance Corporation
  4. 4.Multilateral Guarantee Agency
  5. 5.International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes
  6. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


8. World Press Freedom Index is released by:


9. Recently India has approved the programme known as Patent Prosecution Highway Programme with which of the following Country:


10. Core melt Localization Device, recently seen in News is:


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