April 17, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Which of the following is/are viral-specific antibodies?.

1. IgM

2. IgG

3. IgA

(a) Only (1)

(b) (1) & (2)

(c) (1), (2) & (3)

(d) None of these

2. “Madhuban Gajar” that was in news refer to

(a) A traditional medical formula to cure COVID 19

(b) A mangrove tree

(c) A bio-fortified vegetable

(d) None of these

3. Consider the following statements:

1. State’s power to impose border restrictions falls under the concurrent list.

2. Inter-State migration and quarantine are under the Union List.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. The GISAID Initiative, launched by WHO, is connected with

(a) Free distribution of Generic Drugs

(b) Treatment of COVID 19

(c) The sharing of all Influenza data through a public platform

(d) To spread awareness about Disease X

5. World’s first “cap and trade” programme, to curb particulate air pollution, has been launched by

(a) India

(b) Australia

(c) China

(d) Finland

Answers

1. (b)

https://www.livemint.com/companies/start-ups/bengaluru-startup-bione-launches-rapid-covid-19-home-screening-test-kit-11585856108402.html

https://sciencing.com/five-classes-immunoglobulins-6195740.html

2. (c)

https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=201088

3. (b)

https://www.bloombergquint.com/coronavirus-outbreak/is-the-central-government-coronavirus-lockdown-order-constitutionally-valid

4. (c)

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/coronavirus-alert/article30595786.ece

5. (a)

https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/air/gujarat-launches-india-s-first-trading-programme-to-combat-particulate-air-pollution-64946

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