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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 03 March 2020

Question 1.

Answer- d

Explanation:

  • Recently, 12 children died in Udhampur district of Jammu due to poisoned cough syrup (ColdbestPC)
  • Diethylene glycol(DEG) is an organic compound with the formula (HOCH2CH2)2 It is a colorless, practically odorless, poisonous, and hygroscopic liquid with a sweetish taste. It is miscible in water, alcohol, ether, acetone, and ethylene glycol.

Question 2.

Answer- c

Explanation:

  • The Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES), a dedicated facility of CSIR’s Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad uses modern biotechnologies for conservation of endangered wildlife.

Question 3.

Answer-  d

 Explanation :

  • Seigniorage is the difference between the value of currency/money and the cost of producing it.
  •  Arbitrage involves the simultaneous buying and selling of securities, currency, or commodities in different markets.
  • Countervailing duties denotes an import tax imposed on certain goods in order to prevent dumping or counter export subsidies.

Question 4.

Answer c

Explanation :

  • Astronomers have observed a small object orbiting Earth, which they have dubbed a 2020 CD3, “mini-moon” or the planet’s “second moon”.
  • It is actually an asteroid, about the size of a car; its diameter is about 1.9-3.5 m. It is called a Temporarily Captured Object (TCO).
  • And unlike our permanent Moon, the mini-moon is temporary; it will eventually break free of Earth’s orbit and go off on its own way.

 Question 5.

Answer-  a

Explanation:

  • Merkel cell carcinomais a very rare disease in which malignant (cancercells form in the skin.
  • Sun exposure and having a weak immune system can affect the risk of Merkel cell carcinoma.

 

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