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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 20 June 2020

Question 1.

Answer- d


  • Hypoxiarefers to a condition in which the body or a part of the body is deprived of enough oxygen supply at the tissue level.
  • Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature.
  • Normal body temperature is around 6 F (37 C) and hypothermia is said to have occurred when it falls below 35 C.
  • Ischemiais a condition in which the blood flow (and therefore oxygen) is restricted or reduced in a part of the body. Cardiac ischemia refers to decreased blood flow and oxygen to the heart muscle


Question 2.

Answer- c


  • The Indian Navy Hydrographic Survey ShipINS Jamuna is on a deployment to carry out Joint Hydrographic Survey off the South – West coast of Sri Lanka.
  • A team of Sri Lankan Navy hydrographers including officers and sailors have also been embarked onboard for the duration of the survey.


Question 3.

Answer- a


  • India ranked 35thin the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) 2019, as per a report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
  • This year, Indiascored 53 and has jumped five ranks from the 40th rank with an overall score of 41.2 across categories in 2018.
  • Finland toppedthe index followed by Sweden.


Question 4.

Answer-  d


  • Kaziranga is criss-crossed by four main rivers — Brahmaputra, Diphlu, Mora Diphlu and Mora Dhansiri and has numerous small water bodies.


Question 5.

Answer- c

Explanation :

Ploonet is the new word the scientific community has come up with to describe a moon that becomes a planet. A moon can become a planet if it leaves the orbit of its parent planet and takes up residence in a stable orbit around its star.

At this point, this orbiting rock is neither a moon nor a planet, hence the term, ploonet.


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