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Daily Prelim Quiz 7th July 2019

1. With reference to Nipah Virus, Consider the following statements:
1. The main host of the disease is the common bat, where the virus is transmitted through secretions from the bat to the fruit that it feeds on .
2. Nipah Virus does not get transmitted through bats touch as it requires a certain host to survive.
3. Bananas, Cucumber and Grapes are the bat‟s most preferred fruit.
4. There have been cases of transmission of the disease among humans and between humans and
animals as well.
Which of the following statements is/are not correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to Wildlife conservation Society(WCS), consider the following statements:
1. Wildlife Conservation Society is an Indian NGO committed to saving wildlife and wild places in India.
2. WCS does conservation through science, conservation, education and the management of the system of urban wildlife parks.
3. It combines research on wildlife with conservation practices and national capacity-building through constructive collaborations with governmental and non-governmental partners.
Choose the correct code from given below:

 
 
 
 

3. What is/are the consequence/consequences of Small Hydro-power projects (SHPs)?
1. Increase in human-elephant conflict.
2. Causes alterations in stream geometry and affect the water quality.
3. Altered fish composition and reduced the number of species.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. in recent years, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) have been highlighted on Global platforms. Consider the following diseases:
1. Leishmaniasis
2. Leprosy
3. Tuberculosis
4. Rabies
5. Snakebite
Which of the above diseases are Neglected Tropical diseases(NTD) ?

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to National Register of Citizen(NRC), Consider the following statements:
1. National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the list of Indian citizens of Assam only.
2. It was prepared in 1971, following the census of 1971.
3. Purpose of NRC is to identify illegal migrants who entered India after midnight of 24th March, 1971.
Choose the correct statement/s from the code given below:

 
 
 
 

6. Universal Primer Technology (UPT) was recently in news. This technology is used for:

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:
1. Middle Palaeolithic is associated globally with both modern humans and Denisovians.
2. Stone tools of this period are flat without sharp cutting edges.
3. Hand axes were the typical tool of these early hunters and food-gatherers.
Which of the the following above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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