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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 21st & 22nd March 2019
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This lesson deals with the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 21st and 22nd March 2019

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi
Appeared UPSC CSE Mains,M.A.(Public Administration), B.Tech(CSE)

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sir i need notes in english... kya ap muje english meh question bhe show kr sakteh he toh it will b very helpfull for me
Indian American mathematician srinivas R awarded Abel prize in 2007
'Fields Medal 'award is known as ' Nobel prize for Maths'
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  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 21ST & 22ND MARCH'2019 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


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  3. 1. Which among the following countries has topped the list of World Happiness Report 2019 A. Finland B. China C India D. Denmark


  4. Answer:A World Happiness Report 2019-Released by UN a Ranks countries on 6 key variables - income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity Over world happiness has fallen over the past few years o Finland ranked as the happiest country in the world for the 2nd time o Followed by Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Netherlands 2018 : India ranked 1 33rd-Dropped down to 140th this year China 93rd and Bangladesh 125th Pakistan Ranked 67th


  5. o Report was released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network for UN People in war torn South Sudan-Most unhappy with their lives o Followed by CAR, Afghanistan, Tanzania and Rwanda


  6. 2. Choose the incorrect statements about Osiris-ReX Mission 1. t is a mission launched by JAXA 2. Its objective is to study and collect the samples from asteroid Bennu and bring it to Earth 3. It was launched in the year 2019 A and 2 B. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  7. Answer: C o OSIRIS- REx Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer a Mission launched in 2016 by NASA To study and collect the samples from asteroid Bennu and bring it to Earth o Samples - Regolith o Recently, Mission has discovered evidence of water, particle plumes o Mission Expected to return to Earth by 2023 Bennu Primitive asteroid: Carbon rich o Considered as Potentially Hazardous Asteroid-Every 6 years comes closer to Earth


  8. 3. Choose the correct statements about Fall Armyworm which was recently in news It is native to Asia and has affected India and several Asian countries 2. Its presence is also found in several African countries, China and Thailand 3. They feed mostly on Maize and also affects Rice and Jowar crops A1 and 2 8. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  9. Answer: B Fall Armyworm Native to Americas Spreading eastwards, affecting Africa and entered into Asia Case were reported in India in 2018 Marches slowly forward and affects the crop Cases reported in States of Maharashtra, AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, MP, a Caused damage to Maize, Rice, Jowar and sugarcane in some parts a Caused greater damages in Africa around $ 1 to $ 3 billion in damage Chhattisgarh and West Bengal o Infected other countries Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand and China


  10. o FAO : Fall Armyworm could cost a lot in the countries affected in terms of monetary O FAO : Working on stopping the spreading of the insects and limiting the devastation a No international boundaries - threatens food security, Economy, Domestic and Recently, Food and Agriculture Organisation: Met with affected countries terms and production caused by them international trade


  11. Answer: D Scientists in Yunnan Province of China-Cloned Police dogs Hoping to cut training times and costs for police dogs Cost Major obstacle South Korean Scientists-First cloned dog in the world in 2005 Achieve volume production of cloned police dogs-reduce training time Will be trained in many things-Drug detection, crowd control, evidence search eice,


  12. Answer: B o Abel prize - Awarded annually by Norwegian Government to outstanding Mathematicians a Named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel - Considered equal to Nobel Prize in the field of Mathematics o Monetary reward of $ 700,000 o Recently, Karen Uhlenbeck has been chosen for the award in 2019 - First women o Work on geometric analysis and gauge theory o Any Indians


  13. o Helps in growing collaboration with international member airlines o Through interlinking and code shares a Enables expansion of network options for its passenger in future


  14. 7. Which among the following has recently released the report of Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019: A UN Habitat B. WTO C. UNESCO a Economist Intelligence Unit


  15. Answer: D Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019-Report released by EIU a World's most expensive cities Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris o Zurich in Switzerland - 4th position followed by Osaka of Japan Compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services in cities around the world New York : benchmark city o Indian cities : Found in 10 cheapest cities in the World o Bangalore- 129th Chennai and New Delhi-125th


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