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Daily Current Affairs Prelims Quiz 05-08-2022 - (Online Prelims Test)

1) Consider the following statements regarding the Lumpy Skin Disease:

  1. According to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, it is caused by a virus called the Capripoxvirus.
  2. It predominantly affects infants under five years of age and is transmitted from milk from the infected cattle species.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

2) Consider the following statements regarding the Carbon Market:

  1. Carbon markets allow the trade of carbon credits with the overall objective of bringing down emissions.
  2. An amendment to the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 seeks to establish a domestic carbon market.
  3. Under the Kyoto Protocol, carbon markets have worked at the international level as well.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

3) Consider the following statements regarding the Foodborne Pathogen Survey Network (FoodNet):

  1. It is a joint initiative by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. It coordinates project-based activity campaigns, estimation of illness burden, detection of specific pathogens responsible for outbreaks, etc.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

4) Consider the following statements regarding the redshift:

  1. When two sources of light are moving with respect to each other, the wavelength of the light changes with respect to the observer and is known as the redshift.
  2. If a star moves towards the observer, the wavelength gets shifted to the red side and is known as the redshift.
  3. Redshifts and blue shifts of nearby objects within the Milky Way are used to determine their positions and velocities.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

5) Consider the following statements regarding the Hasdeo Aranya region:

  1. The region is entirely located in the state of Chhattisgarh and in the catchment area of the Hasdeo River.
  2. The Hasdeo river is a tributary of the Mahanadi river which originates in Chhattisgarh and flows through Odisha into the Bay of Bengal.
  3. The Hasdeo forests are also the catchment area for the Bango Dam built across the river.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.
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