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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 109]

  • January 30, 2017
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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 109]

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

  1. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is the nodal ministry for handling epidemics, decision making, advisory body and emergency medical relief provider
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is the nodal ministry for Biological Warfare and partners with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in its management
  3. National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) is the nodal agency for investigating outbreaks of biological disasters
  4. All of the above

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)

  1. AMCDRR is a biennial conference jointly organized by different Asian countries and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
  2. This first Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction after the advent of the Sendai Framework will be hosted by India

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.3) National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) is chaired by

  1. Cabinet Secretary
  2. Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Prime Minister
  4. None of the above

Q.4) Consider the following statements about United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC)

  1. It is part of the international emergency response system for sudden-onset emergencies.
  2. The office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) at the request of the government affected by a disaster dispatches a UNDAC team to the country within 12 to 48 hours anywhere in the world

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.5) Consider the following statements about National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP)

  1. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under the aegis of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will implement the Project in coordination with participating State Governments and the National Institute for Disaster Management (NIDM)
  2. NCRMP Phase – 1 covers states of Goa,Gujarat,Karnataka,Kerela,Maharashtra and West Bengal

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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