Current Affairs Quiz – October
1. Which institution has formed a Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins on Novel Pathogens (SAGO)? [A] UNICEF[B] World Health Organisation[C] FAO[D] John Hopkins University Show Answer Correct Answer: B [World Health Organisation] Notes:The Director-General of the World Health Organisation has set up the WHO Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins on Novel Pathogens (SAGO). ..
1. “SVAMITVA” scheme is implemented by which Union Ministry? [A] Ministry of Agriculture[B] Ministry of Rural Development[C] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs[D] Ministry of Panchayat Raj Show Answer Correct Answer: D [Ministry of Panchayat Raj] Notes:The “SVAMITVA” stands for “Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas” is a Central ..
1. “Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution” is awarded by which state? [A] Maharashtra[B] Odisha[C] Assam[D] Tamil Nadu Show Answer Correct Answer: C [Assam] Notes:Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award is the Government of Assam’s highest civilian award for National Integration and National Contribution. Gopinath Bordoloi was a freedom fighter, Assam’s first Chief ..
1. Which institution has developed the first alternative to corneal transplantation in India? [A] AIIMS[B] JIPMER[C] IIT- Hyderabad[D] NIT- Tiruchirappalli Show Answer Correct Answer: C [IIT- Hyderabad] Notes:Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-Hyderabad) researchers have recently developed an alternative to corneal transplantation. The research team have developed a hydrogel from discarded corneas from human and ..