Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 1 December 2020
- Both are part of the Private final consumption expenditure (PFCE).
- Private final consumption expenditure (PFCE) includes final consumption expenditure of households and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISH) like temples, gurdwaras.
- The final consumption expenditure of households relates to outlays on new durable as well as non‑durable goods (except land) and on services.
- Consumer Price Index for Industrial Worker (CPI-IW) with base year 2016 is being compiled and maintained by Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour & Employment.
- The new series of CPI (IW) with base 2016=100 will replace the existing series with base 2001=100 in October 2020.
- The Seventh Schedule places “agriculture” in entry 14 and “market and fairs” in entry 28 of the State List.
There is no explicit mention of ‘agriculture market’ in seventh schedule.
- The Centre has powers to regulate “inter-state trade and commerce” under entry 42 of the Union List.
Answer : d
- Particularly during a warm summery night, where the water is in motion, such as the surf, the sea can radiate light.
- The bluish light is caused by sea sparkle (Noctiluca Scintillans)
- sea sparkle is an one-celled organism.
- In turbulent water, a chemical reaction in sea sparkle causes it to emit light.
- It is meant to scare off enemies.
Answer : d
- India signed the BTWC with some reservations on January 15, 1973 and ratified the treaty a year and a half later on July 15, 1974.