Daily Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC – Day 126

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1. Consider the following statements. The ‘Thirty Metre Telescope’ aims to,
1. Study exoplanets for the signatures of possible life.
2. Study the black holes.
3. Track and monitor the asteroids coming near the earth’s atmosphere.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

2. What is “Strum Ataka “, sometimes seen in the news?

 
 
 
 

3. Recently, our researchers have discovered a plant that yields a bright red resin – known as ‘dragon’s blood’ – that is used since ancient times as a medicine, body oil, varnish, incense and dye. In which part of India has it been discovered?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding World Food Programme (WFP):
1. It is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
2. This agency is not a part of the United Nations system.
3. The WFP operations are funded by voluntary donations.
Which of the above statements is/are Correct?

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to the ‘Repco Bank’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Repco Bank is a multi-state cooperative society established for the rehabilitation of repatriates from Burma and Sri Lanka.
2. It is under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

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