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UPSC Quiz – 2020 : IAS Daily Current Affairs Quiz Day 23

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  • July 10, 2019
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Q.1) Recently, scientists from Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) developed a new material known as ‘Black Gold’. Consider the following statements 

  1. It can potentially be used for solar energy harvesting and desalinating seawater
  2. It was developed using gold nanoparticles and by rearranging size and gaps between them

Select the correct statements

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

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘World Food Programme’

  1. It is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.
  2. The WFP operations are funded by voluntary donations from governments of the world, corporations and private donors

Select the correct statements

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

Q.3) Which of the following is India’s first UNESCO heritage city?

  1. Jaipur
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Varanasi
  4. New Delhi

Q.4) Godavari River drains which of the following states?

  1. Maharashtra 
  2. Telangana 
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Chhattisgarh
  5. Odisha

Select the correct code:

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

Q.5) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Shahtoosh’

  1. Shahtoosh shawls are prepared from the fur in the undercoat of Pashmina goats
  2. Selling or owning of shahtoosh was made illegal in all countries that signed the CITES Convention

Select the correct statements 

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

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