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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 13 March 2020

Question 1.

Answer- b

Explanation:

The services an IFSC can provide

  • Fund-raising services for individuals, corporations and governments.
  • Asset management and global portfolio diversification undertaken by pension funds, insurance companies and mutual funds.
  • Wealth management.

 

Question 2.

Answer-c

Explanation :

  • The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a fund established within the framework of the UNFCCC as an operating entity of the Financial Mechanism to assist developing countries in adaptation and mitigation practices to counter climate change. The GCF is based in Incheon, South Korea.

 

Question 3.

Answer- a

Explanation :

A 48-year-old woman died of Kyasanur Forest Disease (monkey fever) at Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital recently.

 

Question 4.

Answer b

Explanation :

  • Egypt reopened the Pyramid of Djoser, the first pyramid ever built, after a 14-year restoration costing nearly $6.6 million recently.
  • The 4,700-year-old pyramid is 60 metres tall, and consists of six stacked steps over a burial shaft tomb 28 metres deep and seven metres wide.

 

Question 5.

Answer- d

Explanation:

  • The impact of climate change on water will increase the risk to global security in the next decade, according to a group of international security and military professionals.
  • The International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) administered a survey in December 2019 to assess the perceptions of climate security risks among 56 security and military experts and practitioners from across the globe.

 

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