My id is: General Knowledge Quiz | 09 Jan 2020

GK Quiz 09 Jan 2020

2020-01-09 | 4 minutes

1. MILAN 2020 will be held in

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Kerala

Ans. A


MILAN 2020 is a multilateral naval exercise held by the Indian Navy under Andaman and Nicobar Command. It is a biennial event. The first exercise was held in 1995. The 2018 exercise was organized in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Island. 16 foreign countries along with India participated in the event.

MILAN 2020 exercise will be held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Hence, A is the correct answer.

2. Madhavpur Mela is mainly connected with

  1. Mishmi tribe
  2. Miri tribe
  3. Abor tribe
  4. Garo tribe

Ans. A


Madhavpur Mela is held in Porbandar, Gujarat, annually in which tribes of all the 8 North-Eastern states participate. The fair shares its connection with the Mishmi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Mishmi Tribe considers King Bhishmak, the father of Rukmini, as its ancestor. It is considered that the marriage of Rukmini and Shri Krishna took place in Madhavpur. The festival is organized to commemorate this event.

Hence, A is the correct answer.

3. Which of the following statements is true about Measles?

  1. It is a viral disease.
  2. It infects children only.
  3. Vaccination for Measles is provided under the Indradhanush mission.
  4. It is a sexually transmitted disease.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1. 1,2,3,4
  2. 1,2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 4 only

Ans. C


Statement 1: Measles is caused by a virus in the paramyxovirus family. Hence, statement 1 is correct.

Statement 2: The measles affects both children and adults. According to a WHO study measles cases among adults are increasing. The cause is the lack of a vaccine against measles during the childhood period. Hence, statement 2 is incorrect.

Statement 3: The measles vaccine is a part of the Indradhanush mission which aims at attaining 90% national immunisation coverage. Under this mission, children below 2 years and pregnant women are vaccinated against various diseases. Hence, statement 3 is correct.

Statement 4: It is one of the highly contagious disease but it is not transmitted sexually. Also, the measles does not transfer from the pregnant lady to her foetus, but there are chances of miscarriage, premature labour or low birth weight of the baby. Hence, Statement 4 is incorrect.

Therefore, only Statement 1 and Statement 3 are correct.

Hence, C is the correct answer.

4. Which of the following comes under Scandinavian countries?

  1. Denmark
  2. Sweden
  3. Netherland
  4. Norway
  5. Finland

Select the correct answer from the code given below

  1. 1,2 and 4
  2. 2,4 and 5
  3. 2,3,4 and 5
  4. 3,4 and 5

Ans. A


Scandinavian countries include a group of culturally connected nations i.e Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. All three countries are located in North Europe. However, the Norwegian island of Svalbard and Jan Mayen are not included in Scandinavia. The Faroe Islands, an autonomous group of islands in Denmark are sometimes included in the Scandinavian region.

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5. Right to health is a

  1. Fundamental Right
  2. Legal Right
  3. Both
  4. None

Ans. A


Right to Health is a Fundamental Right under Article 21 of the Constitution. Supreme Court has ruled that the Right to Life and Liberty also includes the Right to live with dignity which in turn is derived from the Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSP). So it also includes the right to health. SC also held that the failure of the government to provide proper and timely medical treatment services violate the Right to Health of a person.

Hence, A is the correct answer.