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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 20 March 2020

Question 1.

Answer- a

Explanation:

  • There is no law or constitutional provision that prohibits such a nomination.
  • Currently, the only bar imposed on a Judge of the Supreme Court who has retired is that he shall not thereafter plead or act in any Court or before any authority.

 

Question 2.

Answer-c

Explanation :

  • Vote on account is passed (or granted) after the general discussion on budget is over.
  • It is generally granted for two months for an amount equivalent to one-sixth of the total estimation.
  • The Demand for Grants includes provisions with respect to revenue expenditure, capital expenditure, grants to State and Union Territory governments together with loans and advances.
  • Usually, only one Demand for Grant is presented by each Ministry or Department.
  • However, if necessary, the Ministry or Department can present more than Demand for Grant.

 

Question 3.

Answer- c

Explanation:

  • Under this convention, migratory species threatened with extinction are listed onAppendix I and Parties strive towards strictly protecting these animals, conserving or restoring the places where they live, mitigating obstacles to migration and controlling other factors that might endanger them.
  • Migratory species that need conservation and management or would significantly benefit from international co-operation are listed in Appendix II of the Convention.

 

Question 4.

Answer-  d

Explanation:

  • 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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