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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 31 Oct 2019

Question 1.

Answer-  c

Explanation:

  • The Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Yojana has launched to promote the birth of the girl child and empower them by providing them financial help.
  • Purpose of the scheme:To enable the parents to take proper care of the girl child with respect to her health and education and other aspects, in order to get the benefit.
  • Eligibility:All girl children born after April 1, 2019 are eligible for the full fund.
  • For the girl children born before April 1, 2019, the date will be used as a cut-off for other levels, in which they will be entitled to receive a part of the fund.
  • Under the scheme, it will provide a fund worth Rs 15000 to every family where a girl child is born. The amount will be released to the family in a phased manner.

Question 2.

Answer- d

Explanation:

  • Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri had to resign after mass protest against imposing tax on WhatsApp and Facebook in the country.
  • On October 17, the government announced to impose tax on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger for sending messages and calls.

 

Question 3.

Answer-  a

Explanation:

  • The World Cities Day is celebrated every year on October 31, 2019. The celebrations are focussed on the general theme ‘Better City, Better Life’.
  • The theme of 2019 World Cities Day will be “Changing the world: innovations and better life for future generations”.

 

Question 4.

Answer-  a

Explanation:

  • Rohit Sharma broke Australian cricketer Don Bradman’s record of highest average in Test cricket on home soil during the Day 2 of India’s third test against South Africa.
  • Rohit Sharma with 212 runs recorded an average of 99.84 on home soil, which is higher than Don Bradman’s average of 22 on home soil in test cricket.

 

Question 5.

Answer-  d

Explanation:

  • Argentine footballer Lionel Messi was awarded the Golden Shoe Award for the sixth time for scoring 36 goals for Barcelona.
  • He is the first player to win this award for three consecutive years.

 

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