Daily Current Affairs Quiz 28-09-2019

1. Consider the following statements about “FASTag”:
1)It is a reloadable tag which uses RFID technology to automatically deduct toll charges and allow a vehicle to pass through a toll gate without stopping for the payment.
2)The tag comes with a lifelong validity
3)It comes in 2 different colours – One for personal use vehicles and other for Public vehicles
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements about “The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation” sometimes seen in news:
1)It is the considered as the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents.
2)It has permanent delegations to the United Nations and the European Union.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?


3. ” Bharat-22” often seen in news refers to:


4. Consider the following about Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize.
1)It is a science award in India given annually by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
2)It is awarded once in 2 years
3)The prize recognizes outstanding Indian and foreign work in science and technology.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?


5. Recently, a report named “Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate”, has made an alarming observation that “global warming has led to widespread shrinking of the cryosphere”. The report was published by


6. The following places – Al-Ahsa Oasis, Al-Wahab Crater, Al-Ula are expected to get more tourists due to a liberal visa regime by the country. The country mentioned here refers to.


7. Consider the following pairs with respect to important judgements in India
1)Navtej Johar v. Union of India -Scraped Section 377 of IPC which criminalised homosexuality
2)K.S. Puttuswamy v. Union of India – Right to Privacy
3)Joseph Shine vs. Union of India – Abolition of Criminalisation of Adultery
Which of the above pair(s) is/are matched correctly?


8. Consider the following observations made in “The India TB Report 2019 “
1)India has the world’s largest TB burden accounted for a quarter of the Global TB burden .
2)Odisha was the only such state to witness a drop in TB notifications.
3)Uttar Pradesh accounts for 1/5th of all TB notifications
Which of the above statement are correct?


9. TB has been declared a notifiable disease in India. In this context, consider the following about “Notifiable diseases”
1)A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities.
2)The onus of notifying any disease and the implementation lies with the local self-governments like panchayats and municipalities.
Which of the above statement are incorrect?


10. Consider the following statements
1)‘Project NETRA’ is an early warning system in space to detect debris and other hazards to Indian satellites initiated by ISRO
2)DRDO has initiated NETRA – A project to intercept and analyse internet traffic using pre-defined filters.
Which of the above statement are correct?


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