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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 5 Nov 2019

Question 1.

Answer-  c

Explanation:

  • It is an international, intergovernmental economic organization of 34 countries.
  • OECD was founded in the year 1961 to stimulate world trade and economic progress.
  • Most OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries.
  • As of 2017, the OECD member states collectively comprised 62.2% of global nominal GDP (US$49.6 trillion) and 42.8% of global GDP (Int$54.2 trillion) at purchasing power parity.
  • OECD is an official United Nations (UN), observer member.
  • India is one of the key partners of OECD.

 

Question 2.

Answer- b

Explanation:

Global navigation systems of other countries

  • Europe (Galileo)
  • Russia (GLONASS)
  • China (Beidou)
  • USA (GPS)
  • India – (IRNSS)

 

Question 3.

Answer-  b

Explanation:

  • UNESCO has designated Mumbai as a member of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the field of FILM and Hyderabad in the field of GASTRONOMY.
  • The 7 categories for recognition under UCCN are Crafts and Folk Arts, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Music, Media Arts and Literature. Previously, 3 Indian cities were recognized as members of UCCN, namely- Jaipur-Crafts and Folk Arts(2015), Varanasi-Creative city of Music (2015),Chennai-Creative city of Music(2017).
  • Ministry of Culture is the nodal Ministry of Government of India for all matters in UNESCO relating to culture.

 

Question 4.

Answer-  b

Explanation:

  • Asperger syndrome (AS) is a developmental disorder characterised by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.
  • Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die.
  • Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability to function independently.

 

Question 5.

Answer- c

Explanation:

  • 5 refers to the atmospheric particulate matter that has a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometres, which is about 3% of the diameter of human hair.
  • PM10 are the particles with a diameter of 10 micrometers and they are also called fine particles.
  • If the quantity of PM2.5 in the air is 60 and of PM10 is 100 then the air is considered safe for breathing.

 

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