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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 22 Jan 2020

Question 1.  Consider the following statements with respect to the ‘Goldilocks zone’

  1. It is the area around a star where it is not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to exist on the surface of surrounding planets.
  2. Our Earth is in the Sun’s Goldilocks zone.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference’ (APDRC5)-

  1. It is being organized in the country for the first time by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Pune.
  2. Drosophila is a genus of flies and belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called small fruit flies, vinegar flies or wine flies.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 3. India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019 provides information on

  1. Carbon stock in India’s forests
  2. Forest Types and Biodiversity
  3. Forest Fire monitoring
  4. Coral Cover
  5. Mangrove cover

(a) 1 , 2 ,3 & 5

(b) 2 & 3

(c)  1, 2, 3 & 4

(d)  All

 

Question 4. Global Social Mobility Report was recently released by

(a)  Amnesty International

(b)  World Economic Forum

(c) UN High Commissioner for Refugees

(d)  UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

 

Question 5.  Consider the following statements with respect to World Economic Forum (WEF)

  1. It is the International Organization for public-private cooperation established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation.
  2. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
  3. This organisation was formerly known as the European Management Forum.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 1  & 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c)  1&3

(d)  1 , 2 & 3

 

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