Daily Quiz
09 October 2023

Ques:1

One quintillionth of a second, or 10^-18 seconds, is called—

 


Ques:2

Consider the following statements regarding quantum dots:

  1. Three researchers were awarded 2023 Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.
  2. A quantum dot is a really small assembly of atoms around a few nanometres wide.
  3. Quantum dots have also been called ‘artificial atoms’ because the dot as a whole behaves like an atom in some circumstances.

How many of the statements is/are correct?


Ques:3

Consider the following statements regarding  Hamas:

  1. It is a terrorist organisation behind the recent attack on Israel (October 2023).
  2. It holds a majority in the parliament of the Palestinian National Authority.
  3. Hamas was founded in 1995 after the Second Intifada, as an offshoot of Hezbollah.

How many of the statements is/are correct?


Ques:4

Consider the following statements regarding Asiatic/ Indian wild dogs or Dhole:

  1. It is a wild omnivorous animal found only in North Western India.
  2. It is listed as a vermin in schedule V of Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), 1972.
  3. Its status in the IUCN Red List is Least Concern (LC).

How many of the statements is/are correct?


Ques:5

Consider the following statements regarding Gaganyaan project:

  1. It will demonstrate human spaceflight capability of Indian Space agency, being ISRO’s first human spaceflight mission.
  2. Under this programme, a crew of 3 Indian astronauts will be sent to a geostationary orbit of altitude 3600 km for a three day mission.
  3. The first trial of uncrewed flight for Gaganyaan is being planned by the end of 2023 or early 2024, followed by sending Vyom Mitra, a humanoid and then with the crew onboard.
  4. The crew under Gaganyaan mission will be launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), also known as the “workhorse of ISRO”.

How many of the statements is/are correct?


Ques:6

Consider the following statements

1. Service sector contributes more than 50% to the India’s GDP

2. Service sector is the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in India

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:7

Which of the following countries share boundary with Israel

1. Jordan

2. Syria

3. Egypt

4. Lebanon

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


Ques:8

Consider the following statements regarding the earthquakes:

  1.  The intensity of earthquake is measured on Mercalli Scale
  2. The magnitude of an earthquake is a measure of energy release
  3. Earthquake magnitudes are based on direct measurements of the amplitude of seismic waves
  4.  In the Richter Scale, each whole number demonstrates a hundred-fold increase in the amount of energy released

Which of these statements are correct?


Ques:9

Which of the following rivers are tributaries of  Yamuna River

1. Shipra

2. Chambal

3. Betwa

4. Ken

Select the correct answer using the code given below


Ques:10

Consider the following statements

1.  Aditya L1 is first space based Indian mission to study the Sun.

2. L1 stands for Lagrange Point 1 that is located behind the Earth.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?