Daily Current Affairs Quiz 25-03-2020

1. Which of the following is the only state in India that have an critically endangered Species (as per IUCN) as its state’s Bird?


2. Partnership on Urban Environmental Sustainable Initiative (PEUSI) is an initiative of


3. Byssinosis –a rare lung disease is caused due to:


4. ‘Hydroxy-chloroquine’, recently mentioned in news is a drug used for the treatment of


5. With reference to the members of the Rajya Sabha. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.A member who is eligible to become the member of the Lok Sabha can also become a member of Rajya Sabha.
  2. 2.Constitution prescribes that; a member chosen to fill a casual vacancy will serve for the remainder of his predecessor’s term of office.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


6. With reference to Aircraft Amendment Bill, 2020, Consider the following:

  1. 1.It will provide statutory status to regulatory institutions like the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB).
  2. 2.It regulates the manufacture, possession, use, operation, sale, import and export of civil aircrafts and licensing of aerodromes
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. In context to Yakshagana, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is a temple art form that depicts mythological stories and Puranas.
  2. 2.It is performed with massive headgears, elaborate facial make-up and vibrant costumes and ornaments.
  3. 3.It is also performed in Malayalam as well as Tulu the dialect of south Karnataka.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


8. Consider the following statements:

  • 1.Reflecting its nature as an informal political forum, the G20 does not have a permanent secretariat.
  • 2.The G20 Presidency rotates annually according to a system that ensures a regional balance over time.
  • 3.To ensure continuity, the presidency of G20 is supported by a “troika” made up of the current, immediate past and next host countries
  • Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)’:

  1. 1.Section 144 of CrPC empowers the authorities to shutdown the internet services.
  2. 2. No order under Section 144 shall remain in force for more than two months but the state government can extend the validity for two months and maximum up to nine months.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


10. Recently, the term ‘Bio-Safety’ was seen in the news. Which of the following statements is NOT correct with respect to ‘Biosafety’?


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