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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 67]

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  • October 24, 2017
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UPSC Quiz- 2017 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 67]

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Q.1) Recently, a molecule E2D was in news. Consider the following statements

  1. It is found in mammalian blood
  2. It gives blood its characteristic metallic odour
  3. It is used by predators to locate blood or prey

Select the correct statements

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

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘Paika Rebellion’

  1. It was led by Bakshi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar
  2. It took place when the British East India company wrested the rent-free land that had been given to the Paiks for their military service to the Kingdom of Khurda

Select the correct statements

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

Q.3) Consider the following statements about Water fluoridation

  1. Low levels of fluoride in drinking water (0.5 to 1 mg/l) protect against dental caries
  2. High levels of fluoride in drinking water (above 1.5 mg/l) lead to dental and skeletal fluorosis

Select the correct statements

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

Q.4) Singur, a rural block in West Bengal’s Hooghly district was in news recently due to

  1. Butterfly and Frogs Diversity
  2. New butterfly species ‘Banded Tit’
  3. New species of Zingiber with medicinal properties
  4. None of the above

Q.5) Which of the following statements about Particulate Matter is INCORRECT?

  1. It is the sum of all solid and liquid particles suspended in air including both organic and inorganic particles
  2. Particulate matter present in air is divided into different categories depending on the size of the particles.
  3. PM 2.5 is an atmospheric particulate matter of diameter of fewer than 2.5 micrometres, which is around 3 per cent the diameter of a human hair
  4. None of the above

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