April 21, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. With reference to the Battle of Gallipoli, consider the following statements:

1. The Battle of Gallipoli is related to events of World War II.

2. Dardanelles strait connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are NOT correct?.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. The decade of 2011-2020 has been dedicated by the UN to Road Safety.

 1. The Stockholm declaration

2. K.S. Radhakrishnan Committee

Which of the above is/are related to road safety?.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

3. Which of the Statements given below is/are correct?

1. Cronaviridae are enveloped nonsegmented, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA viruses.

2.The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the result of forest losses leading to closer contacts between wildlife and human settlements

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 4. Which of the following correctly defines “Liquidity Coverage ratio”?.

(a) Quantum of liquid assets, which the commercial banks are required to keep with RBI.

(b) The proportion of highly liquid assets held by financial institutions, to ensure their ongoing ability to meet short-term obligations.

(c) Quantum of liquidity that can be contributed by a particular bank in the economy.

(d) The proportion of non-volatile liquid assets held by financial institutions, that may fetch them higher interest rates

 5. Which of the following countries border the Mediterranean sea?.

1. Jordan

2. Lebanon

3. Syria

4. Egypt

(a) 1 only

(b) 2, 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only    

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

ANSWERS

1-(a)

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2156564/1-turkish-president-erdogan-address-joint-session-parliament-today/

https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2012/nov/22/a-great-disaster-of-world-war-i-427189.html

2-(c)

https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2020/feb/20/india-needs-to-invest-usd-109-billion-to-halve-its-road-accident-fatalities-in-next-decade-world-ba-2106214.html

3-(c)

https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/six-nature-facts-related-coronaviruses

4-(b)

https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/banking-finance/rbi-notification-liquidity-coverage-ratio-for-nbfcs-mandated/1754457/

5-(d)

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