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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 23]

  • August 14, 2017
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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 23]

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Q.1) Consider the following statements

  1. ‘Xenotransplantation’ is transplantation from one species to another
  2. ‘Allotransplantation’ is transplantation between members of the same species

Select the correct statements

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

Q.2) Why are pigs considered the most suitable species as a source of material for xenotransplantation?

  1. Their organs are similar in size to those of humans
  2. The risk that they will carry pathogens that can infect humans is smaller than with nonhuman primates
  3. Both (a) and (b)
  4. Neither (a) nor (b)

Q.3) Consider the following statements about Anti-dumping duty

  1. The Department of Commerce recommends the anti-dumping duty, while Ministry of Finance levies such duty
  2. It is imposed on both exports and imports
  3. The use of anti-dumping is not permitted by the WTO

Select the correct statements

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

Q.4) The Quantum Experiments at Space Scale/QUESS, the world’s first quantum satellite, was launched by

  1. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  2. European Space Agency (ESA)
  3. Russian Federal Space Agency (RFSA or Roscosmos)
  4. None of the above

Q.5) An overvalued exchange rate

  1. Can cause deflationary pressures in a recession
  2. Means the country’s exports will be relatively expensive and imports cheaper

Select the correct statements

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

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