Feb 07, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1.Consider the following statements regarding “currency swap” operation by RBI:

(i) It could hedge exposure to exchange-rate risk.

(ii) It increases cost of borrowing in foreign currency

(a) only i is right         (c) i and ii are right

(b) only ii is right        (d) i and ii  are wrong

2. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Information Technology Act 2000 :

(i) It applies to offences committed within as well as outside the territory of India.

(ii) Ethical hacking is not an offence under the act.

(iii) The act has not been amended so far.

(a) i and ii only               (c) i only

(b) ii and iii only              (d) i, ii and iii

3. Consider the following statements regarding “K226T utility helicopters” which was recently in news. Which of the following are correct? 

(i) Completely indigenous aircrafts by India.

(ii) It is advantageous in high-altitude environments.

(iii) It has built-in ecofriendly features.

(a) i and iii only

(b) ii and iii only

(c) i only

(d) i, ii and iii

4. Consider the following statements regarding the status of malaria disease in India and find the INCORRECT one/s:

(i) It is endemic to India       (iii) Currently incident cases show a declining trend

(ii) India aims to achieve malaria-free status by 2030

(a) i and ii                (c) ii and iii

(b) i, ii and iii           (d)  none

5. “Nuclear magnetic resonance test” (NMR) refers to:

(a) Used in sub-atomic particle research

(b) A medical diagnosis test.

(c) Test to check adulterants in food products like honey.

(d) Neutron accelerators in nuclear power plant

 

ANSWERS

1. (a)

2. (c)

3. (b) https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/new-ka-226t-copters-ideal-for-indian-navy/article23702060.ece

4. (d) https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1677601#:~:text=India%20has%20sustained%20Annual%20Parasitic,less%20than%20one%20since%202012&text=The%20World%20Malaria%20Report%20(WMR,in%20reducing%20its%20malaria%20burden.

5. (c) https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/csir-iict-nuclear-magnetic-resonance-test-facility-gets-us-fda-certification/article30149096.ece

 

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