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Daily Current Affairs MCQS - 24th & 25th March 2019 : Part 1
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This lesson deals with the Part 1 of the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 24th and 25th 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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  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 24TH & 25TH MARCH'2019- PART 1 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


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  3. 1. Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo 2019 is being held in which among the following countries: A. Thailand 8. Malaysia c Singapore D. Myanmar


  4. Answer: B Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo : LIMA 2019 o Will be held from 26th March to 30th March 2019 Planned to be held @ Langkawi. Malaysia Indian Air Force : Participating for the first time-Showcases indigenously developed LCA fighter aircraft o Provides an opportunity to air warriors to interact with Royal Malaysian Air Force counterparts a Fosters close relationship between both the services


  5. 2. Choose the correct statements about the proposed Indian Forest Act 2019 which was recently in news: It proposes to provide indemnity to Forest office using arms to prevent the forest offence 2. Any forest officer not below the rank of Forester many at any time enter and inspect any land within his area of jurisdiction 3. It has defined Village forest:s A 1 and 2 B. 2 and 3 C. 1 and 3 D. All the above


  6. Answer: D o Indian Forest Act 2019 : Proposed legislation to give significant powers to India's forest officers o To address contemporary challenges to India's forests Amends Indian Forest Act 1927 o Provides indemnity to Forest officer using arms etc., to prevent the forest offence a Forest officer not below rank of Ranger - Power to hold an inquiry into forest offences and can search or issue a search warrant under CrPC 1973 a Any Forest Officer not below the rank of Foreste May enter and inspect any land within his are of jurisdiction anytime


  7. o Village Forests Forestland or wasteland, which is the property of Government and jointly managed by community through Joint Forest Management Committee or Gram Sabha Proposes forest development cess of upto 10% of assessed value of mining products removed from forests and water used for irrigation of in industries Deposited in a Special fund and used exclusively for forest restoration, protection


  8. 3. Which among the following has become the first G7 country to join 'Belt and Road Initiative' proposed by China: A. Canada United Kingdom C, France o. Italy


  9. Answer: D G7 countries : Seven most advanced economies as per IMF o Includes Canada, USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan and Italy Represents about 58% of Global net wealth in the world o Recently, Italy has decided to join BRI proposed by China during the visit of Chines President to ltaly a Caused concern amongst Western countries particularly USA o Both countries signed 29 MoUs worth 5 -7 billion Euros a Critics : BRI is to bolster China's political and military influence and warned countries that it could be used to spread technologies capable of spying


  10. 4. Choose the correct statements about Bumphead Parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum): 1. It is categorised as vulnerable in the Red List of IUCN 2. They mostly depend on coral reefs for their livelihood 3. They are protected legally in India by putting some fishing restrictions A1 and 2 8. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  11. As per a survey : Live coral cover and the presence of marine protected areas- where fishing is banned emerged as crucial factors for bumphead presence Bumpheads-Not legally protected in India though they are categorized as Vulnerable as per l UCN List India-Need to provide legal protection and put restrictions on fishing


  12. Answer:A o Recently, A study conducted by a team from IIT Gandhinagar on temperature of urban and non-urban areas during heat waves Urban areas found cooler than non-urban areas during heat waves : Absolute increase of 1.94 degree Celsius During the night: all urban areas were hotter than the surrounding non-urban areas a Urban areas Less temperature increase due to significantly higher tree cover and more number of water bodies a Non Urban areas Agriculturally dominated regions - Vegetation declines after crops are harvested


  13. o Puts the accent on the urgency to act on the commitments made by global leaders to scale up access to prevention and treatment b. build accountability c ensure sufficient and sustainable financing including for research promote an end to stigma and discrimination d. . promote an equitable, rights-based and people-centered TB response India Committed to eliminate TB by 2025 from the country a Many initiatives have been taken up by the Gol


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