The Hindu Daily and PIB Questions – 13th July , 2021

July 13

1. Consider the following statements about Core Inflation ?
1. Core inflation is the change in the costs of goods and services but does not include those from the food and energy sectors.
2. There is no index for direct measurement of core inflation and  it is measured by excluding food and fuel items from Wholesale Price Index (WPI) or Consumer Price Index (CPI )
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

2. Which among the following countries does not have link with Gulf Of Aden ?
A. Ethiopia
B. Somalia
C. Djibouti
D. Yemen

3. Which among the following is correct about  Gilt-edged securities ?
1.Gilt-edged securities are Low -grade investment bonds offered by Starts Ups .
2. It carry high risk of default and risky instruments for investment .
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

4. Consider the following statements about Non Banking Financial Sector ?
1. NBFC can accept demand deposits upto 10 crore .
2. NBFCs do not form part of the payment and settlement system  .
3. Deposit insurance facility of Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation is available to depositors of NBFCs .
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 3 only

5. Consider the following statements about  Polymerase chain reaction testing – PCR  ?
1. PCR tests are used to directly screen for the presence of viral RNA.
2. PCR is a 100% accurate form of testing virus .
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

6. Which among the following is correct about National Testing Agency ?
1.National Testing Agency (NTA)  is a statutory Body
2. National Testing Agency is responsible for conducting competitive entrance exams
3. It is an autonomous organization .
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. All the above are correct

7. Indian Medical Association is an ?
A. Government Organization .
B. An Non Government Organization
C. An Voluntary Group
D. None of the above

8. Swadeshi movement is related to which among the following ?
1. Boycott of British goods
2. Production of Indian goods
3. Full Independence For India
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1,2 and 3

9. Which among the is correct about Population of India ?
1. The year 1921 is often referred to as the “Year of the Great Divide,” .
2. India’s population growth rate has decelerated to 17.64 per cent in the decade 2001-2011
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

10. Consider the following statements about Delta Plus Varient ?
1. The new Delta plus variant has been formed due to a mutation in the Delta or B.1.617.2 variant.
2. Delta Plus (AY.1) is resistant to monoclonal antibodies cocktail
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

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