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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 3]

  • August 24, 2016
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Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Maglev’

  1. It is a transport method that uses magnetic levitation to move vehicles without touching the ground
  2. A Maglev train travels along a guideway using magnets to create both lift and propulsion which reduces friction by a great extent, allowing very high speeds

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Indian Leather Development Programme’

  1. It is under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  2. It will provide support to Artisans for formation of SHGs, product development, capacity building, providing centralized common facilities centres and marketing linkages

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Croatia’

  1. It is a land-locked country
  2. It shares borders with Hungary, Slovenia and Serbia
  3. It was a part of Yugoslavia

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.4) The Chariman of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) is:

  1. Prime Minister
  2. Cabinet Secretary
  3. Finance Minister
  4. Governor of RBI

Q.5) Identify the ‘element’—

  1. BARC has recently developed a simple, user friendly, quick and cost effective kit for onsite determination of this ‘element’ and to check its water-contamination capacity.
  2. The element is widely used in various industries like leather, steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing, wood preservation etc.
  3. One of its types is toxic and the World Health Organization has classified it as carcinogenic and has mentioned that it can cause stomach ulcers and cancers, and severe damage to kidneys and liver.

Choose the correct ‘element’ being discussed about:

  1. Cadmium
  2. Iron
  3. Chromium
  4. Beryllium

 


 

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