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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 105]

  • January 24, 2017
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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 105]

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Q.1) Which of the following statements about the Vaquita is/are correct?

  1. It is a rare species of porpoise
  2. It is the most endangered cetacean in the world
  3. It endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California

Select the correct code:

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

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Wolf 1061c

  1. It is an exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of the red dwarf star Wolf 1061
  2. It is the second-closest known potentially habitable exoplanet to Earth, after Proxima Centauri b
  3. It has an atmosphere more similar to Venus

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. Only 1

Q.3) Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh :: Yak Dance
  2. Manipur :: Hojagiri
  3. Tripura :: Lai Haroba
  4. Odisha :: Dola Jatra

Select the correct code:

  1. 1 and 4
  2. 1, 3 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. Only 1 

Q.4) Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Anadromous fishes hatch or are born in marine habitats, but migrate to freshwater areas where they spend the majority of their lives growing and maturing.
  2. Catadromous fishes are the opposite of catadromous fishes in that hatching and a juvenile period occur in freshwater.
  3. Both (a) and (b)
  4. Neither (a) nor (b)

Q.5) The 713th death anniversary of Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya was recently observed by reciting qawwals in the Nizamuddin dargah. Consider the following statements

  1. Nizamuddin Auliya is a sufi saint belonging to the Qadiriyya order
  2. His notable disciple was Amir Khusrow

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

 

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