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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 21 Nov 2019
The Five Star Movement is a political party in Italy.
The M5S was founded on 4 October 2009 by Beppe Grillo, a comedian and blogger, and Gianroberto Casaleggio, a web strategist.
The term Kodavahas two related usages. Firstly, it is the name of the Kodava language and culture followed by a number of communities from Kodagu. Secondly, within the Kodava – speaking communities and region (Kodagu) it describes the dominant Kodava people.
The Kodavas (Kodava, anglicised as Coorgs), are considered a patrilineal ethno-lingual tribe from the region of Kodagu, (in Karnatakastate of southern India), who natively speak the Kodava language.
Traditionally they are land-owning agriculturists with martial customs. They practice family exogamyand caste endogamy.
A coprolite is fossilized feces. Coprolites are classified as trace fossils as opposed to body fossils, as they give evidence for the animal’s behaviour rather than morphology.
The name is derived from the Greek words κόπρος and λίθος. They were first described by William Buckland in 1829.
Gundla Brahmeswaram Sanctuary lies between Kurnool and Prakasam districts, Andhra Pradesh at a distance of 30-km.
This sanctuary has mixed deciduous forests of Teak, Prerocarpuss, Terminalia, Albizzia, Anogeissius, Dalbergia, Boswelia, Shisham, Andug & Bamboo.
Recently a starry dwarf frog, named after constellation-like markings on it and Wayanad’s Kurichiya tribe, has been discovered in Wayanad district, Kerala.
The tribe is also known as Malai Brahminsor Hill Brahmins.
They are the second largest adivasi community in Wayanad district. They stand at the top of the caste hierarchy among the hill tribes of Wayanad.