TOP 5 CURRENT AFFAIRS, February 20

Current Affairs Today

Question no 1:-

Consider the following statement about Yellow rust disease
a- It appears as a yellow stripes of powder on leaves and loaf sheaths of wheat.
b- It is a viral disease.
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
A- only a
B- only b
C- both a and b
D- neither a nor b

Ans-A
Current Affairs Today
* It is a fungal disease. 
* HD- 3226 or Pusa Yashasvi was released by Indian Agricultural Research Institute had higher level of resistance to fungal disease.

Question no 2:-

What is MicroRNAs?
a- It is a small non-coding RNA molecule found in plants.
b- It functioning via base-pairing with mRNA molecules.
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
A- only a
B- only b
C- both a and b
D- neither a nor b

Ans-C
* MicroRNAs is a small non-coding RNA molecules found in plants, animals and some viruses.
* It contains about 22 nucleotides.

Question no 3:-

Consider the following statement about One Health Concept:-
a- It is a concept by World Health Organisation.
b- It aims to reduce incidence of emerging zoonotic disease .
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
A- only a
B- only b
C- both a and b
D- neither a nor b

Ans-B
* It is a concept by The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE- as per French pronounciation).
* More than 65% of the contagious disease are zoonotic or animals to man origin.

Question no 4:-

Consider the following statement about Ra'ad- ll Missile
a- It is developed by Pakistan.
b- it is a nuclear capable cruise missile.
c- it has a range of 600km
Which of the above statement is/are correct?
A- a,b
B- b,c
C- a,b and c
D- non of the above

Ans-C

Question no 5:-

Institute for Defence studies and Analysis is renamed after _______?
A-Arun Jaitley
B- Manohar Parrikar
C- Sushma Swaraj
D- Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

Ans-B


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