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The term M-STrIPES is sometime seen in the news in the context of (a) Captive breeding of Wild Fauna (b) Maintenance of Tiger Reserves (c) Indigenous Satellite Navigation System (d) Security of National Highways

Answer (b)The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which has been upgrading monitoring mechanism for the large cats, brought in field officials and technical staff of 11 tiger reserves (TRs) of the country to Baripada to introduce them to Monitoring Syst...Read more

Consider the following statements: 1., National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) helps in promoting financial inclusion in the country. 2., NPCI has launched RuPay, a card payment scheme. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer (c)RuPay is a combination of two words – Rupee and Payment. RuPay Card is an Indian version of credit/debit card. It is very similar to international cards such as Visa/Master.National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) initiated the launch o...Read more

What is the application of Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Technology? (a) Production of biolarvicides (b) Manufacture of biodegradable plastics (c) Reproductive cloning of animals (d) Production of organisms free of diseases

Answer (c)Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is a laboratory strategy for creating a viable embryo froma body cell and an egg cell. The technique consists of taking an enucleated oocyte (egg cell)and implanting a donor nucleus from a somatic (body) cell. It is used in ...Read more