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UPSC Quiz- 2018 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 142]

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  • February 13, 2018
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UPSC Quiz- 2018 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 142]

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Q.1) Finance Ministry formed a new panel to frame response with respect to the Bitcoin issue. It is headed by

  1. Subhash Chandra Garg
  2. Bibek Debroy
  3. Duvvuri Subbarao
  4. Amitabh Kant

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Standing Deposit Facility Scheme (SDF)

  1. It is one of the tools for liquidity management
  2. Urjit Patel proposed the introduction of the SDF as part of measures to improve the monetary-policy framework.

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 India Health Fund (IHF)

  1. It is an initiative led by Tata Trusts, in collaboration with The Global Fund
  2. It supports innovations and technologies designed to combat public health challenges of tuberculosis (TB) and malaria in India

Select the correct statements

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

Q.4) Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt. Development Impact Bonds (DIBs)?

  1. They are a performance-based investment instrument intended to finance development programmes in developing countries
  2. The world’s first development impact bond (DIB) in healthcare is focused on improving the quality of care among private maternity care providers in Rajasthan.
  3. 10-million-dollar Development Impact Bond (DIB) to help improve education for over 200,000 children in India was launched by the British Asian Trust (BAT)

Select the correct code:

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

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Great Indian Bustard

  1. It occurs in the Indian Subcontinent and inhabits arid and semi-arid grasslands
  2. It is legally protected under Schedule 1 of Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act 2002

Select the correct statements

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

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