MASTER THE CURRENT AFFAIRS – DAY 09

1.) The name of the cyclone “Nivar” has been proposed by

a)Iraq

b)Iran

c)Bangladesh

d)Srilanka

SOLUTION -b)Iran

2.) Recently, China sold negative-yield debt for the first time.

a)These are debt instruments that offer to pay the investor a maturity amounts lower than the purchase price of the bond

b)Negative yield bonds attract investments during times of stress and uncertainty

Which of the above are true?

A)a only

B)b only

C)Both a and b

D)Neither a nor b

SOLUTION-C)Both a and b

These are debt instruments that offer to pay the investor a maturity amounts lower than the purchase price of the bond

These are generally issued by central banks or governments and investors pay interest to the borrower to keep their money with them

Negative yield bonds attract investments during times of stress and uncertainty

3.) Recently,data collected by NASA’s Curiosity rover found interesting evidence about life in Mars

a)This discovery hints that mega flash floods washed through the Gale crater of Mars some billion years ago

b)Megaflood event may have been result of heat produced by a meteoric impact 

Which of the above are incorrect?

A)a only

B)b only

C)Both a and b

D)Neither a nor b

SOLUTION-D)Neither a nor b

Recently,data collected by NASA’s Curiosity rover found interesting evidence about life in Mars

This discovery hints that mega flash floods washed through the Gale crater of Mars some billion years ago.Megaflood event may have been result of heat produced by a meteoric impact 

4.) Consider the statements about Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

a)He is the eighth guru of sikhs who sacrificed his life to protect religion and human values 

b)He is affectionately known as “Hind di Chaadar”

c)He setup community kitchen for local people and founded the city of Anantapur Sahib in Punjab

Which of the above are true?

A)a and b

B)b and c

C)a and c

D)a,b,c

SOLUTION-B)b and c

He is the ninth guru of sikhs who sacrificed his life to protect religion and human values 

He is affectionately known as “Hind di Chaadar”.He setup community kitchen for local people and founded the city of Anantapur Sahib in Punjab.He resisted forced conversion 

5.) Which of the below are true about Poshan Abhiyaan:?

a)The programme seeks to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

b)Launched in 2018 with specific targets to be achieved by 2022

A)a only

B)b only

C)Both a and b

D)Neither a nor b

SOLUTION-C)Both a and b

The programme seeks to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.Launched in 2018 with specific targets to be achieved by 2022.

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