IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 92]

  • January 5, 2017
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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 92]

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Q.1) Consider the following statements about Socio Economic and Caste Census

  1. The SECC 2011 ranks households based on their socio-economic status to enable state governments to prepare a list of families living below the poverty line
  2. It also makes available information regarding the socio-economic condition and education status of various castes and sections of the population
  3. The Ministry of Rural Development will start using SECC 2011 data this year for its National Social Assistance Programme to pay pension to rural poor and National Rural Livelihood Mission

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.2) China sent its first freight train to London in what is one of the world’s longest train rides. The train will pass through which of the following counties before it gets to London?

  1. Belarus
  2. Poland
  3. Belgium
  4. Kyrgyzstan
  5. Russia

Select the correct code

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 5
  3. 1, 2 and 5
  4. 2, 3 and 5

Q.3) The theme for 104th Indian Science Congress is

  1. Science and Technology for National Development
  2. Science and Technology for Indigenous Development in India
  3. Science and Technology for Human Development
  4. Innovations in Science & Technology for Inclusive Development

Q.4) Between 2008 and 2015, India purchased defence equipments worth USD 34 billion, which is a distant second after Saudi Arabia’s USD 93.5 billion, said the report ‘Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations 2008-2015’. The report is released by

  1. Institute of Economic and Peace
  2. NATO
  3. Congressional Research Service
  4. Peninsula Shield Force

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)

  1. It is an Indian Biotechnology research establishment of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research located in Hyderabad
  2. The National Biosafety level – 4 Containment Facility for Human Infectious Diseases, is located in CCMB
  3. iHUB, the innovation centre to promote start-ups in the biology space is created by CCMB

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


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