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Sarat Chandra IAS 20th January Quiz

Welcome to your Sarat Chandra IAS 20th January Quiz

1. With reference to the variant Delta variant (B.1.617.2) of SARS-CoV-2 consider the following statement:
  1. It is more transmissible than contemporary lineages.
  2. The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) categorised it as a Variant of Concern (VOC).
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

2.Consider the following statements with reference to the Discovery Program recently seen in the news

  1. It was launched by European Space Agency (ESA).
  2. It advances scientific knowledge and exploration of the elements of the Solar System.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

3.With reference to the Blue-Finned Mahseer, consider the following statement:

  1. It is mainly found in the rivers of the Deccan Plateau.
  2. It is a migratory species which moves upstream during rains.
  3. It is classified as Endangered Species in the IUCN Red List.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

4. Devika river, recently seen in the news, merges with which of the following rivers?

5.With reference to the Disaster Management Act, 2005, consider the following statements:

  1. It was invoked for the first time in India during the tsunami of 2004.
  2. Violations of Section 51 (b) can lead to imprisonment, extendable to one year only.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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