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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 11 September 2020

Question 1.

Answer-b

Explanation:

  • Recently, the Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
  • It seeks to include the Parivaraand the Taliwara communities  of Karnataka in the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category to ensure they get a reservation and other benefits provided by the government

  

Question 2.

Answer-  D

Explanation:

  • Bharat Stage (BS) norms are based on European emission norms which, for example, are referred to in a similar manner like Euro 4‘and Euro 6‘.
  • These emission standards were set by the central government to keep a check on the pollutant levels emitted by vehicles that use combustion engines.
  • To bring them into force, the Central Pollution Control Board sets timelines and standards which have to be followed by automakers.
  • Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed/ Paramilitary Forces were exempted from BSVI Emission Norms that will come into Force in April 2020.

 

Question 3.

Answer-  c

Explanation:

  • Orange the World campaign’ was organised recently by UN Womenand other United Nations agencies.
  • 25th November has been designed as the Orange Dayby the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign.
  • TheOrange color symbolizes a brighter future, free of violence.
  • It serves as a means of demonstrating the solidarity in eliminating all forms of violence.
  • Orangeis therefore used as the color of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
  • As a show of solidarity, the UNESCO globe will be illuminated in orange.
  • It also calls upon people from all walks of life, across generations, to take our boldest stand yet against rape.
  • The India Gate in Delhi was lit in the orange colouron Wednesday evening to mark the UN

 

Question 4.

Answer- a

Explanation:

  • It is the sole legally binding multilateral treaty that coordinates cybercrime investigations between nation-states and criminalises certain cybercrime conduct.
  • India, Russia and China are not members to this convention.
  • The 2nd additional protocol to the convention is under preparation and the member countries recently met at Strasbourg.
  • Russia recently passed a resolution in United Nation General Assembly (UNGA), to create a new treaty that can coordinate and share data to prevent cybercrime.
  • India voted in favour of Russia’s resolution.

 

Question 5.

Answer- b

Explanation:

  • Oxford Dictionary declares “climate emergency” as word of the year for 2019.
  • The Word of the Year citation is intended to highlight a word or expression shown through usage evidence to mood, or preoccupations, reflect the ethos of the passing year, and have lasting potential as a term of cultural significance.
  • Recent winners have included toxic youth quake post-truth and vape.

 

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