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The 10 PM Daily Quiz – 15 July, 2016

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Hi Friends

The purpose of these questions is to enable practice on a daily level for you to prepare Current Affairs for Civil Services Prelims Examination. This questions will be moderate level and it is expected of you solve these questions with decent overview of 9 PM Brief.

Please type your answers in the comments below .

Note : Answers to the quiz will be posted one day later.


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding e-cigarettes

  1.  e-cigarettes do not produce smoke.
  2.  These are handy battery-powered devices that emit doses of vaporized nicotine.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither is true


Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise

  1. RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise.
  2. It is held annually during June and July of even-numbered years from Honolulu, Hawaii.
  3. This year, India was represented by Indian Naval ship (INS) Satpura, an indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Kuiper belt

  1. Kuiper belt is a region of the solar system beyond the planets, extending from the orbit of Pluto.
  2. The Kuiper belt objects (KBO) are composed largely of frozen volatiles (termed ‘ices’), such as methane, ammonia and water.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither is true


Q.4) ‘eThekwani Declaration’ is related to which of the following organisations?
a) ASEAN
b) European Union
c) BRICS
d) SAARC


Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

  1. It functions under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC).
  2. 2016 is the centenary year of ZSI.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither is true


Q.6) Which country’s supercomputer has topped the 2016 edition of Top500 list of supercomputers?
a) USA
b) Japan
c) Germany
d) China

 

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