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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - JigyasaJigyasa - June 2019Jigyasa - June 2019 - Week 1

Day 5 | June 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2020

 

Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna (PMBJP):

  1. It is an initiative of Department of Pharmaceuticals under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
  2. It is being implemented through a registered society named – Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI).
  3. The BPPI is an independent autonomous body.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2) ‘Ai-da’ was often mentioned in news in context of latest technologies. It is a

a) facial recognition technology built using Artificial Intelligence.

b) drone, with an in-built system of artificial intelligence capable of destroying enemy targets on its own.

c) humanoid artist capable of draw creatively using an inbuilt artificial intelligence technology.

d) None of the above.

Q.3) Consider the following statements in context of Sinai which was often in news.

  1. It shares its coast with Gulf of Aqaba in the west and Gulf of Suez on its East.
  2. It shares its border with Israel only.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Which of the following statements in context of Normandy Beach is/are correct?

  1. It is situated in England.
  2. It opens out to English Channel – separating England and France.
  3. Operation Overlord of the Allied Powers against the Germans during World War II is associated with the Normandy Beach.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding National Institute for Mountaineering & Allied Sports (NIMAS) which was sometimes mentioned in news:

  1. It is an autonomous institute under the Indian Ministry of Tourism, which provides specialized training in mountain rescue, mountaineering and adventure sports.
  2. The institute was founded in 2011 by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and is located in Dirang of the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  3. NIMAS is the first national institute whose expedition team has placed 8 members on top of Mt Everest in their Maiden attempt.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

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