DESIREIAS QUIZ

19th AUGUST Daily Quiz from THE HINDU & PIB

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19th AUGUST Daily Quiz from THE HINDU & PIB

 

Q-1 Consider the following statement

1-India is the second largest tobacco producer and the third largest consumer of tobacco worldwide.

2-middle and low income nations, accounting for almost 80% of all tobacco related deaths.

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source Page-15 Topic Source -Seeing through the smoke)

 

Q-2 Consider the following statement

 1-Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) in India is the fund raised to provide support for people affected by natural disasters only.

2-The fund do not use to the people for treatment like cancer, kidney transplantation, heart surgery etc

3-Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund  has been constituted by the Parliament

4- Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund  is exempt under Income Tax Act, 1961

Choose the correct code

A-only 4

B-only 3,4

C- only 2,4

D-only 1,4

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source -Topic source- PM Modi announces ₹ 500 crore aid)

 

Q-3 Consider the following statement

1-the Cabinet Secretariat is a line agency to the Union Cabinet

2- Cabinet Secretariat came into existance in 1950 by replacing the Secretariat of the Governor-General’s Executive Council.

Choose the correct code

A-only 1

B-only2

C-all are correct

D-None of the Above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source  -Front Page-Topic source- PM Modi announces ₹ 500 crore aid)

 

Q-4 Nagaland does not share border with

A-Manipur

B-Assam

C-Mizoram

D- Arunachal pradesh

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source Front page –topic source – NSCNK Purges ‘Indian’ elements)

 

Q-5 Consider the following statement

1-Indian Flag  Designed by Pingali Venkayya

2-Indian Flag was adopted in its present form during a meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947

3-The manufacturing process and specifications for the flag are laid out by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

 4-Flag Code of India has been divided into three parts

Choose the correct code

A-1,23

B-1,3,4

C-2,3,4

D-all are correct

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Page -6 topic School principal held for dishonouring Flag)

 

Q-6 Consider the following statement

1-The Godavari is India’s second longest river after the Ganga.

2-Its source is in Triambakeshwar, Maharashtra.

3-It draining the states of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh , Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Karnataka and Puducherry and emptying into Bay of Bengal

Choose the correct code

A-1,2

B-1,3

C-2,3

D-all are correct

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August  Page 8 source  Godavari, Krishna in spate after rain)

 

Q-7 Which one is not  a  Tributaries of Godavari River

A-Indravati

B-Manjira

C-Sabari

D-Panchganga

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August  Page 8 source  Godavari, Krishna in spate after rain)

 

Q-8 Consider the following statement

1-The Krishna River is the fourth-biggest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.

2-The Krishna river originates in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar at an elevation of about 1,300 metres, in the state of Maharashtra in central India

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August  Page 8 source  Godavari, Krishna in spate after rain)

 

Q-9 Which one is not  a  Tributaries of Krishna River

A-Pranhita River

B-Koyna River

C-Mand river

D-Warna River

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Page 8 source  Godavari, Krishna in spate after rain)

 

Q-10 UAE Does not share border with

A-Saudi Arabia

B-Oman

C-Qatar

D-None of the above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Page-9 Source Topic- UAE promises support, forms panel)

 

Q-11 Consider the following statement

1- Kaziranga National Park, which Hosts two-thirds of the worlds’s great one-horned Rhinoceroses,

2-Its  a World Heritage Site.

3-Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International for conservation of avifaunal species.

Choose the correct code

A-1,2

B-1,3

C-2,3

D-all are correct

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Page-9 In rhino country, a division to boost conservation effi_ciency)

  

Q-12 Consider the following statement

1-Helium is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic gas, 

2- Helium is  first in the noble gas group in the periodic table.

3- Helium boiling point is the lowest among all the elements.

4- After hydrogen, helium is the third lightest and third most abundant element in the observable universe, 

Choose the correct code

A-1,2,4

B-1,3,4

C-1,2,3

D-1,2,4

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August  Page-14 Topic source – Helium is now 150)

 

Q-13 Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary  in which state ?

A-Assam

B-Meghalaya

C-Tripura

D-Nagaland

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source -Meghalayan farms are also bird habitats)

 

Q-14 Recently CUBE,was in News, is Related ?

A- it’s a New portal for north east Tribes

B- it’s a New Portal for MSME industry

C- it’s a New Medicine for cancer people

D- None of the Above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source Page-15 source topic -The CUBE in Congo)

 

Q-15 Consider the following statement

1-tuberculosis (TB) cause bacteria

2-bacteria can develop antibiotic resistance in part due to the presence of an enzyme named BlaC that breaks down the structure of many common antibiotics

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

 

(MCQ source –The Hindu 19th August Topic Source -page 15- Topic was in News -Around the world High-tech probe for TB)

 

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