Daily Quiz
04 October 2023

Ques:1

Consider the following statements regarding mRNA vaccines:

  1. The Nobel prize for medicine in 2022 was awarded to Dr Svante Pääbo for his research on mRNA vaccines.
  2. An mRNA vaccine is a type of vaccine that uses a copy of a molecule called messenger RNA (mRNA) to produce an immune response.
  3. The vaccine delivers molecules of antigen-encoding mRNA into immune cells delivered by a co-formulation of the RNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:2

Consider the following statements regarding the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics:

  1. It was awarded to John F. Clauser, Alain Aspect and Anton Zeilinger for their work in quantum mechanics.
  2. The 2023 Nobel prize recognizes pioneering work in examining moves or changes so rapid that they were previously impossible to follow, in the scale of attoseconds.
  3. 1 attosecond equals 0.001 milli second.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:3

The republic of Artsakh disputed by:

  1.  Turkey
  2. Syria
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Armenia

Select the correct option using the code given below:


Ques:4

Consider the following statements regarding the Asian Games:

  1. The 2022 Asian Games is being held in Hangzhou, China, from 23rd September to 8th October.
  2. Asian games are organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
  3. It is held once every 4 years.
  4. The 2022 Asian Games will also serve as qualifiers for Olympics 2024 in Paris.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:5

The Predator software created by Cytrox is an example of which kind of malware?


Ques:6

With reference to Enforcement Directorate consider the following statements

  1. It is a statutory body which works It works under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  2. It is mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act and Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
  3. The minimum tenure of director of Enforcement Directorate is two years which can be extend upto five years.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:7

Consider the following statements, with respect to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

1.The act is applicable even if the offence is committed outside India.

2. Union government has the power to designate an individual or an organization as a terrorist.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:8

In India, other than ensuring that public funds are used efficiently and for intended purpose, what is the importance of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)?

  1. CAG exercises exchequer control on behalf of the Parliament when the President of India declares national/financial emergency.
  2. CAG reports on the execution of projects or programmes by the ministers are discussed by the Public Accounts Committee.
  3.  Information from the CAG reports can be used by the investigating agencies to press charges against those who have violated the law while managing public finances.
  4. While dealing with the audit and account of government companies, CAG has certain judicial powers for prosecuting those who violate the law.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


Ques:9

Which of the following countries are a part of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

  1. Iran
  2. Iraq
  3. Kuwait
  4. Ecuador

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


Ques:10

Consider the following statements, with reference to PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) scheme

1. The scheme is launched by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched for Street Vendor

2. The scheme provides collateral-free working capital loans up to ₹50,000 of one year tenure.

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