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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 1 December 2020

Question 1.

Answer-a

Explanation:

  • 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.

 

Question 2.

Answer- a

Explanation:

  • 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.

 

Question 3.

Answer- d

Explanation:

  • 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.

 

Question 4.

Answer : d

Explanation:

  • 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.

 

Question 5.

Answer : d

Explanation:

  • 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.

 

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