Daily Current Affairs Quiz 31-03-2020

1. Consider the following statements

  1. 1. Both the Himalayan Ibex and the Red panda are native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China.
  2. 2.The Red Panda species is closely related to the giant panda species (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
  3. 3.Both the Himalayan Ibex and the Red panda belong to the category of endangered species under IUCN.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are NOT correct?< /ol>


2. Consider the following statements regarding ‘PM-CARES Fund’:

  1. 1.The Fund has been set up as a public charitable trust with the Prime Minister as its Chairman
  2. 2.The Fund enables micro-donations as a result of which a large number of people will be able to contribute with the smallest of denominations.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


3. Recently, the term ‘Incubation period of pathogens’ was seen in the news. What does Incubation period mean with respect to COVID-19?


4. The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality which is released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Which of the air pollutants are taken into consideration while measuring the same?

  1. 1.Ozone
  2. 2.Carbon Monoxide
  3. 3.Carbon Dioxide
  4. 4.Sulphur dioxide
  5. 5.Nitrogen Dioxide
  6. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. Which of the following are the various recommendations given by the N. K. Singh Committee on FRBM Rules?

  1. 1.The committee suggested using debt as the primary target for fiscal policy and that the target must be achieved by 2023.
  2. 2.The committee proposed to create an autonomous Fiscal Council with a chairperson and two members appointed by the Centre.
  3. 3.The committee suggested that the grounds for the government to deviate from the FRBM Act targets should be clearly specified.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. With reference to VIX (Volatility index), consider the following:

  1. 1.It is also known as ‘fear gauge’ or ‘fear index’.
  2. 2.It was created by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
  3. 3.It signifies the rate and magnitude of change in the stock price or index value.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


7. In context to Invest India, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India.
  2. 2.It was set up as a non-profit venture under the aegis of Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. DTrack, recently in News is:


9. Shondol dance, sometimes seen in news is related to which of the following state:


10. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.The recently published “Global social Mobility Report” was released by World Economic Forum.
  2. 2.India ranks better than all the BRICS Countries.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


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