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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

TOP 5 CURRENT AFFAIRS OF TODAY, DECEMBER 1-2

"Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself."
                                                              -Rumi

*December 1:- World AIDS day
- Theme is "Ending HIV/AIDS epidemic: economically by community".

*December 2:- World computer literacy day
                         - world population prevention day
                         - International Day for Abolition of                              slavery.

Question no 1:-

Consider the following statement about operation 'Clean Art'
a- First pan India operation to control on the smuggling of mongoose hair.
b- Mongoose are listed in Schedule (ii)  part 2 of wildlife protection Act.
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

Current affairs of today
There are 6 type of mangoose found in india. Grey mangoose, small mangoose, ruddy mangoose, crab-eating mangoose, brown and stripe necked mangoose.
- They are listed in least concern category of IUCN.

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Question no 2:-

What is CO2 equivalent?
a- it's measured by the Global warming  potential(GWP) of green house gases(GHG) compare to carbon-dioxide (CO2).
b- water vapour is a man made cause of global warming.
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
Every green house gases has a distinguish global warming potential and lives for a different length of time in atmosphere. compare to carbon-dioxide (CO2) methane release 1kg into atmosphere , which is equivalent to releasing of 25 kg of CO2. Same goes to nitrous oxide (N2O) ,where 1kg of N2O is equivalent to 298 kg of CO2.
- water vapour isn't considered as a man made cause of global warming because it does not live in atmosphere for more than a few days.

Question no 3:-

Consider the following statement about INSTEX
a- it is a payment mechanism set up by European union to secure trade with Iran .
b- it will allow trade between EU and Iran without depend on direct financial transaction.
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
INSTEX or Instrument in Support Trade Exchange is a project by France, Germany and Britain and it will receive the formal endorsement of all 28 EU members. After US pulled out its Nuclear deal with Iran , EU started this payment gateway to secure it's trade with Iran and that is limited to some extent.
-current chair holder is Britain.

Question no 4:-

Consider the following statement about Pamba- Achankavil- Vaiper river linking project.
a- it is a river linking project between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
b- it is listed among the river linking project of NWDA.
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 river linking project between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It envisages diversion of 634 cubic millimetres of water from Pamba and Achankavil rivers in Kerala to Vaiper basin of TN.

Question no 5:-

Consider the following statement about Transgender persons( protection of rights)Bill,2019
a- it aims to stop discrimination against a transgender person .
b- As per the bill a person would have the right to choose to be identified as a man, woman or transgender , irrespective of sex reassignment, surgery and hormonal therapy.
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
The bill suggest a definition of transgender person that is - " A transgender person is somebody whose gender doesn't match the gender assigned to that person at birth and includes Trans-men and Trans-woman , person with intersex variation, gender-queers, and persons having socio-cultural identities such as kinnar, hijras, aravant and jogta."

- A person will be recognised as a transgender person on the basis of certificate of identity issued by the district screening committee.

Some one-liners:-

 - 55th Janapith Award for 2019 - Malayalam poet Akkithan
- jeholbatter kielanae- Fossil of a rodent like mamal species(extinct) discovered at Jehol Biota of China.


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