IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 37]

  • October 12, 2016
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Q.1) Consider the following statements about Ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF)

  1. Primary ingredients include peanuts, oil, sugar, milk powder and vitamin and mineral supplements
  2. It is safe to use without refrigeration at household level
  3. It can be used in combination with breastfeeding and other best practices for infant and young child feeding

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.2) Consider the following statements about National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)

  1. It is a statutory body
  2. It was the outcome of the direction of the Supreme Court in the Mandal case judgement

Select the incorrect statements

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) NASA Invents ‘Electric Gauze’ That Can Speed Up Wound Healing. Consider the following statements

  1. The fibres of the guaze are made of Polyvinylidene Flouride (PVDF)
  2. Only one time external power source is required
  3. Wounds tend to heal much more quickly if small amounts of electricity are applied to the surrounding tissue

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.4) 15.2% of Indians are undernourished according to Global Hunger Index (GHI). GHI is published by

  1. World Health Organisation
  2. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  3. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  4. None of the above

Q.5) Consider the following about ‘Himansh’, which was in news recently:

  1. It is a glaciological research facility of India located in Antarctica
  2. It is established by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)
  3. The station houses many instruments to quantify the glacier melting and its relation to changing climate.

Which of the above given statements are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3


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