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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 09 June 2020

Question 1.

Answer-d

Explanation:

  • Finland is ranked as the world’s happiest nation for the third consecutive year.
  • India ranked dropped to 144 from the last year 140.
  • The Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations released the World Happiness Report.
  • India’s global position in Happiness Index is lower than its neighboring countries

Nepal (92), Pakistan (66), Bangladesh (107) and Sri Lanka (130).

 

Question 2.

Answer-d

Explanation :

India has joined the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) as an Observer State.

Indian Ocean Commission (IOC):

  • It is an inter-governmental organization that was created in 1982 at Port Louis,

Mauritius and institutionalized in 1984 by the Victoria Agreement in Seychelles.

 

 Member States:

Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion island (an overseas region of France)

and Seychelles.

 

Observer States:

China, Malta, European Union, International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) and now India.

 

 

Question 3.

Answer- c

Explanation:

  • A low Earth orbit (LEO) is an Earth-centered orbit with an altitude of 2,000 km (1,200 mi) or less.  The ISS maintains an orbit with an average altitude of 400 km (250 mi) in Low Earth Orbit.
  • Geostationary orbitis the orbit at 35,785 km (22,236 miles) above Earth.
  • The ISS program does not include ISRO; it is a multi-national collaborative project between five space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada).

 

Question 4.

Answer : c 

Explanation:

  • The Persian Gulf is bordered by Bahrain, Oman, Iran, Qatar, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates.

 

 

Question 5.

Answer : b

Explanation:

The Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) chaired by Ashok Dalwai recommended on the strategies to achieve the target.

The report was submitted in fourteen volumes focusing on:

  • Demand Driven Agricultural Logistics System.
  • Developing Hub and Spoke System at back-end as well as front-end.
  • Marketing Intelligence System.

Farmer-centric National Agricultural Marketing System.

 

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