TOP 5 CURRENT AFFAIRS OF THE DAY, NOVEMBER 20

                  Top 5 current affairs of the day
                               November 2

" We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking in the stars."
                                                   - Oscar Wilde

Question no 1:-
Consider the following statement about HYGIEA-
a- it is a proposed dwarf planet.
b- it is the largest asteroid in the solar system.
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
Hygiea is the 4th largest asteroid in solar system. As per International Astronomical Union (IAU) there are 5 dwarf planets in solar system and Hygiea is the proposed one.it lies in asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
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International Astronomical Union (IAU):-
Headquarters- Paris, France
President- Ewine Van Dishoeck

Question no 2:-
Consider the following statement about Kimberly process.
a- it is a international certification scheme that controls trade in conflict diamond.
b- India is the present chair of Kimberley process.
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
Kimberly process 2019 was hosted by India in New Delhi. It is a international certification scheme that regulates trade in conflict diamond.
Conflict diamond- Rough diamond used by illegal movements.

Question no 3:-
India falls 6 places to 59 in World Talent Ranking.consider the following statements.
a- World Talent Ranking is developed by IMD.
b- it's parameters include performance in investment, appeal and development.

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
International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is a business school based in Switzerland.
-Switzerland top the chart.

Question no 4:-
Consider the following statement about janasankhya Sthirta Kosa-
a- it is a Autonomous body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
b- it was established under Societies Registration Act of 1866.
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
Scheme under Janasankhya Sthirta Kosa-
Prerna scheme- For delaying marriage, child birth and spacing.
Santushti scheme- sterilization service in PPP mode.

Question no 5:-
Consider the following statement about FARMERS'CLUB:-
a- it promote development through credit , technology transfer, awareness and capacity building.
b- it was promoted by NABARD and organised by rural banks, NGOs and krishi Vigyan Kendra's.
Which of the above statement is/are not correct?

A- only a
B- only b
C- both a and b
D- neither a nor b

Ans- D
Both statement are correct.


Some one-liners:-
- Pegasus- a Israel origin spyware
-Avian Batulism- paralytic disease caused by the ingestion of toxins.



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