Daily Quiz: 13th April 2019

1. Which of the following statements are true:

1. The great hornbill is one of the larger members of the hornbill family, In India the bird is found in Western Ghats and in North-east India.

2. The bird is state bird of Kerala and Arunachal Pradesh.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. Which of the following states celebrate Horn Bill Festival?

(a)  Kerala

(b) Assam

(c) Nagaland

(d) Tamil Nadu

3. International Finance Corporation (IFC) is a Member of?

(a) IMF

(b) World Bank Group

(c) ADB

(d) SCO

4. Which of the following statements are true:

1. Candida auris is a multiple drug resistant bacteria that presents a serious global health threat to humans.

2. C. auris spread in hospitals, targeting people with weakened immune systems. and it is difficult to identify with standard lab methods.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

5. Apatanis, Abor, Dafla, Galong, Momba, Sherdukpen, Singpho tribe belongs to?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Assam

(d) Karnataka

ANSWERS

 

1. Ans:c

Justification:

  • The great hornbill is one of the larger members of the hornbill family, In India the bird is found in Western Ghats and in North-east India.
  • The bird is state bird of Kerala and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Recently the bird was documented probably for the first time within Coonoor town in the Nilgiris.
  • The bird is known to populate the lower slopes of the Nilgiris up to an elevation of around 1,200 meters above mean sea level.
  • It is an elusive species which tends to steer clear of major towns and human habitations.
  • According to IUCN the Great Indian Horn bill is consider to be Vulnerable.

2. Ans:a

Justification:

  • Every year in the month of December great Indian hornbill festival is celebrated in Nagaland.

3. Ans:b

Justification:

  • The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset management services to encourage private sector development in developing countries.
  • It is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States.
  • It offers an array of debt and equity financing services and helps companies face their risk exposures, while refraining from participating in a management capacity.

4. Ans:b

Justification:

  • Candida auris is a multiple drug resistance fungus that presents a serious global health threat to humans.
  • auris spread in hospitals, targeting people with weakened immune systems. and it is difficult to identify with standard lab methods.
  • Symptoms may not be noticeable, because patients infected with C. auris are often patients in the hospital with another serious illness or condition.

5. Ans: a

Justification:

  • Arunachal Pradesh: Apatanis, Abor, Dafla, Galong, Momba, Sherdukpen, Singpho.
  • Assam: Chakma, Chutiya, Dimasa, Hajong, Garos, Khasis, Gangte.
  • Bihar: Asur, Baiga, Birhor, Birjia, Chero, Gond, Parhaiya, Santhals, Savar.
  • Chhattisgarh: Agariya, Bhaina, Bhattra, Biar, Khond, Mawasi, Nagasia.
  • Goa: Dhodia, Dubia, Naikda, Siddi,Varli.
  • Gujarat: Barda, Bamcha, Bhil, Charan, Dhodia, Gamta, Paradhi, Patelia.
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