Daily Hindu Quiz for UPSC – 9th July 2018
Daily Hindu Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC IAS Civil Services and other exams
Get the Daily Hindu News in the form of Daily MCQs from the most followed newspaper for UPSC Civil Services Preparation i.e The HINDU Daily Question and Answers from the Hindu Newsapers. Also Get Daily Words from The Hindu to increase Vocabulary. Below are given the daily questions from The Hindu. For detailed Answers, watch the above video.
Q1: Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. India ranks number one in Fish Production in the world
2. Formalin, a carcinogen, is used as a Fish Preservant
Correct Answer: Only 2
[FrontPage: Fish samples in Chennai test positive for formalin]
Q2: Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Ministry Of Drinking water and Sanitation is the implementing agency of Swachh Iconic place Project
2. Sabrimala Temple, part of Swachh Iconic Place, is located in Kerala
Correct Answer: Both 1 and 2
[South: Work to make Sabarimala Swachh Iconic Place begins]
Q3: Which of the following states is set to launch a mobile App for Transgenders?
Correct Answer: 4
[South: Using virtual world to solve identity crisis]
Q4: Which of the following states does not share a border with Myanmar?
Correct Answer: 1
[News: India denies shifting pillars along Myanmar border]
Myanmar-India Border: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur
Q5: Which of the following statements is correct about the North-Eastern Council?
1. North-Eastern Council is a constitutional body
2. The Prime Minister is the Chairman of North-Eastern Council
Correct Answer: None
[News: Rajnath Singh to chair NEC plenary]
The NEC is the nodal agency for the development of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. It was established in 1972 and is a statutory body.
Its chairmanship was recently transferred to the Home Minister.
It was earlier held by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.
Question of the Day:
Where is Periyar Tiger Reserve Located?
4. Andhra Pradesh
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Word of the Day:
Waylaid: Stop or interrupt (someone) and detain them in conversation or trouble them in some other way
Synonyms: ambush, hold up, attack, assail, rob; lie in wait for, lay a trap for, trap, entrap;
[Couple ‘waylaid’ by drunk men in Gurugram]