DESIREIAS QUIZ

15th October Daily MCQ ( Answers)

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15th October Daily MCQ ( Answers)

Q-1 Consider the following statements
1-TB is disease caused by bacteria “Mycobacterium tuberculosis” that most often affect the lungs only. NIKSHAY is web based solution for effectively monitoring of TB patients under Revised National Tuberculosis Programme
2-It spreads from person to person through the air, It is the second biggest killer disease worldwide next only to HIV/AIDS
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

Ans-B
Exp
• TB is disease caused by bacteria “Mycobacterium tuberculosis” that most often affect the lungs. It spreads from person to person through the air.
• It commonly affects lungs but can also affect other parts of the body. It is the second biggest killer disease worldwide next only to HIV/AIDS
• NIKSHAY is web based solution for effectively monitoring of TB patients under Revised National Tuberculosis Programme

DESIRE IAS, [16.10.18 20:35]
Q-2 Consider the following statements
1-Scramjet engine designed by ISRO uses Hydrogen as fuel and the Oxygen from the atmospheric air as the oxidiser
2- A scramjet engine is an improvement over the ramjet engine as it efficiently operates at hypersonic speeds and allows supersonic combustion
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

Ans-C
Exp-
• Scramjet engine designed by ISRO uses Hydrogen as fuel and the Oxygen from the atmospheric air as the oxidiser.
• A scramjet engine is an improvement over the ramjet engine as it efficiently operates at hypersonic speeds and allows supersonic combustion.

DESIRE IAS, [16.10.18 20:35]
3- Consider the following statements about masala bonds ?
1-World bank for the first time issued green masala bonds .
2- NTPC issued first corporate green masala bonds as of now it is being traded only at London Stock Exchange(LSE)
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

Ans-B
Exp
• NTPC issued first corporate green masala bonds worth 2,000 crore rupees.[4] As of now it is being traded only at London Stock Exchange(LSE)
• International Financial Cooperation for the first time issued green masala bonds and raised Rupees 3.15 Billion to be used for private sector investments that address climate change in India.

DESIRE IAS, [16.10.18 20:36]
Consider the following statements about Hornbill?
1-The Western ghats of India has the highest diversity of Hornbill species , though the number of sympatric species are not as high as in the South-east Asian forests.
2-The Great Hornbill occurs in north, north-east and south India, apart from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh,India is home to nine species of hornbills, of which two are endemic.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above
Ans-B
Exp
• India is home to nine species of hornbills, of which two are endemic. India is positioned between two bio-geographic realms: the Afrotropical and Indomalayan. The north-eastern region of India has the highest diversity of Hornbill species , though the number of sympatric species are not as high as in the South-east Asian forests.
• The Great Hornbill occurs in north, north-east and south India, apart from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh