UPSC CA Quiz – 05 Oct 2020

Daily Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC

1. Consider the following statements regarding Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, recently seen in news.

    1. CBD oil is an extract from the cannabis plant.
    2. There is enough scientific evidence to prove that CBD oil can safely and effectively treat cancer.
    3. CBD oil manufactured under a license issued by the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 can be legally used.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements regarding Infrastructure Investment Trust(s) (InvIT).

    1. Infrastructure investment trusts are institutions similar to mutual funds, which pool investment from various categories of investors and invest only in completed infrastructure projects.
    2. National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAIs) InvIT is a Trust established by NHAI under the Indian Trust Act, 1882 and SEBI regulations.
    3. In India, InvITs are allowed to be formed in roads, power transmission, gas transmission and telecom towers sectors.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding Brucellosis.

  1. Brucellosis is a bacterial disease that mainly infects cattle, swine, goats, sheep and dogs.
  2. Humans get infected if they come in direct contact with infected animals and not by eating or drinking contaminated animal products.
  3. Human to human transmission of the virus is rare.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements regarding African Swine Fever (AFS).

  1. ASF is a severe viral disease that affects wild and domestic pigs typically resulting in an acute haemorrhagic fever.
  2. The disease has a case fatality rate (CFR) of almost 100 per cent.
  3. Biological vectors such as ticks can transmit the disease.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following sectors have the applications from the Cyber Physical System?

  1. Healthcare
  2. Smart Buildings
  3. Transportation
  4. Robotics

Select the correct answer code:

 
 
 
 

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