IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 1]

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  • August 22, 2016
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Q.1) Recently, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) revised the prices of HIV, asthma, malaria drugs. Consider the following statements with respect to NPPA.

  1. NPPA is under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  2. It recovers amounts overcharged by manufacturers for the controlled drugs from the consumers
  3. It was established under the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1995

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. Only 2
  4. All of the above

Q.2) India ranks a low 39th in terms of fixed broadband adoption among Asia Pacific countries according to the report ‘State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific 2016: Uncovering the Widening Broadband Divide’. Consider the following statements with respect to the report.

  1. The report is released by Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
  2. The subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in the ESCAP region are ahead of Latin America and the Caribbean countries but far lower than Europe and North America

Which of the following statements are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

  1. India and Pakistan are members of the OIC
  2. OIC regard parts of Kashmir as “occupied by India”
  3. It is headquartered at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. None of the above

Q.4) This project has employed cutting-edge technology enabling people to experience the virtual reality and the real world together. Identify the ‘device’ that is being used by the project to experience this Merged Reality —

  1. Project Silver
  2. Project Loon
  3. Project Alloy
  4. Project Reality

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Kala-Azar

  1. Kala-azar belongs to the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)
  2. It persists under the conditions of poverty and are concentrated exclusively in the developing world
  3. It is a parasitic disease transmitted by the aeges agypties mosquitos

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. All of the above


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