Daily UPSC MCQs

DAY 20 : DAILY UPSC PRELIMS 2019 PREVIOUS YEAR QnA PRACTICE

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1.  ‘RNA interference (RNAi)’ technology has gained popularity in the last few years. Why?

  1. It is used in developing gene silencing therapies.
  2. It can be used in developing therapies for the treatment of cancer.
  3. It can be used to develop hormone replacement therapies.
  4. It can be used to produce crop plants that are resistant to viral pathogens.

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2. Recently, Scientists observed the merger of giant blackholes’ billions of light-years away from the Earth. What is the significance of this observation?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following are the reasons for the occurrence of multi-drug resistance in microbial pathogens in India?

  1. Genetic predisposition of some people
  2. Taking incorrect doses of antibiotics to cure diseases
  3. Using antibiotics in livestock farming
  4. Multiple chronic diseases in some people

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4. What is Cas9 protein that is often mentioned in news?

 
 
 
 

5. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

 
 
 
 

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