Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – February 8, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. ‘Miyawaki’, which is seen in news sometimes, is a:

[A] Russian cyber-attack on Ukraine
[B] A gram-negative pathogen
[C] A type of non-fungible tokens
[D] An afforestation technique

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Salmonella enterica is a gram-positive bacterial pathogen.
  2. Salmonella enterica typhi bacteria causes a gastrointestinal infection.
  3. Salmonellosis is a typhoidal food-borne disease in humans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 3
[C] Only 1 & 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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3. The chemicals, ‘Glyphosate’, ‘Carbofuran’, ‘Monocrotophos’ are used for which of the following applications?

[A] Dying agents used in textile industry
[B] Preservatives used in pharmaceutical industry
[C] Pesticides in agriculture
[D] Fruit ripening agents

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