Quiz Details

1.  
RT-PCR Test is being invented by the American biochemist called

[A] Kary Mullis
[B] James Watson
[C] John Goodall
[D] Francis Crick

Correct Answer: A [Kary Mullis]

Notes:

Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction is a laboratory technique combining reverse transcription of RNA into DNA and amplification of specific DNA targets using polymerase chain reaction. It is primarily used to measure the amount of a specific RNA.

2.  
Which of the following wave has the longest wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum.

[A] Radio Waves
[B] Sound Waves
[C] Magnetic Waves
[D] None of these

Correct Answer: A [Radio Waves]

Notes:

Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with the longest wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum, typically with frequencies of 300 gigahertz (GHz). Radio waves are generated artificially by transmitters and received by radio receivers, using antennas

3.  
Consider the following statements regarding 1. TFR indicates the average number of children expected to be born to a woman during her reproductive span of 15-49 years. 2. The replacement level is the number of children needed to replace the parents. Select the correct answer

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 Nor 2

Correct Answer: C [Both 1 and 2]

Notes:

The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) is a standard demographic indicator used internationally to estimate the average number of children that a woman would have over her childbearing years

 

4.  
The 15th Finance Commission was constituted by the President under the chairmanship of

[A] NK Singh Committee
[B] Rangarajan Committee
[C] Malimath Committee
[D] None of these

Correct Answer: A [NK Singh Committee]

Notes:

The Finance Commissions are commissions periodically constituted by the President of India under Article 280 of the Indian Constitution to define the financial relations between the central government of India and the individual state governments.

5.  
Consider the following statements regarding Functions of Estimates Committee 1. It was first established during British Era in the 1920s but Independent India’s first Estimates Committee was established in 1950. 2. A minister cannot be elected as member/Chairman of estimates committee. Select the incorrect answer

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 Nor 2

Correct Answer: D [Neither 1 Nor 2]

Notes:

The Estimates Committee is a committee of selected members of parliament, constituted by the Parliament of India, for the purpose of scrutinising the functioning of government ministries and departments in terms of expenditure and utilisation of funds.