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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 16 Nov 2019

Question 1.

Answer-  d


  • India and Thailand organized Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16-29 Sep 2019.
  • Both the countries have already conducted two such military exercises in past one month.


Question 2.

Answer- c


  • The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its latest Safe Cities Indexwhich ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security.
  • As it has in previous editions, Tokyo had the highest overall score in this year’s index – 92 out of 100.


Question 3.

Answer-  a


  • Eritrea is the world’s most censored country, according to a list compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
  • In the top three countries–Eritrea, North Korea, and Turkmenistan–the media serves as a mouthpiece of the state, and any independent journalism is conducted from exile. The few foreign journalists permitted to enter are closely monitored.


Question 4.

Answer-  a


  • The Dogonare an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, in West Africa, south of the Niger bend, near the city of Bandiagara and in Burkina Faso.
  • The Dogonare best known for their religious traditions, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.


Question 5.

Answer- a


  • human atlas initiativenamed Manav has been launched by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems, a biotechnology company.
  • The aim is to create a unified database of molecular network of all the tissues in the humanbody and to derive a holistic picture of working of the human


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