30th December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 30th December 2020 in English

 

  1. Biden assures to join the Paris climate agreement back.

Consider the following statements regarding the Paris Agreement-

  1. The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), dealing with greenhouse-gas emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance, signed in 2018.
  2. The Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goal is to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels; and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5°C.
  3. Iran, Turkey, and the United States are not party to the agreement.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. Salsette Island’ is a part of which of the following states of India?

(A) Kerala

(B) Maharashtra

(C) West Bengal

(D) Tamil Nadu

ANSWERS: –  2(B)

 

  1. Consider the following statements in the context of recently released “Status of Leopard in India “report:

 

  1. There are less than 3000 leopards present in India.
  2. Kerala has the highest number of leopards in Western Ghats.
  3. The Indian leopard is listed as “critically endangered” on the IUCN Red List.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  3(D) 

 

  1. PM recently held a video conference in AMU.

Consider the following statements regarding the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU):

  1. AMU was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875.
  2. Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University in 1925, following the Aligarh Muslim University Act.
  3. It is the only Islamic university in our country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2

(B) 2 only

(C) All of the above

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  4(A) 

 

  1. The new virus strain is 80% more lethal says the ministry.

Consider the following general observations about the mutations:

  1. A mutation is when there is some change in the DNA blueprint.
  2. The cells which are under impact of something which can harm DNA, are more prone to mutations.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: –  4(A) 

 

  1. Recently, “Gateway Treaty” is in the news. It has been signed between which countries?

(A) India-Japan

(B) USA-China

(C) India-Australia

(D) USA-Canada

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. Which of the following is/are true about Western Ghats?

 

  1. Western Ghats are higher in elevation compared to Eastern Ghats.
  2. Western Ghats are continuous, while Eastern Ghats are discontinuous.

Select the correct answer from the following codes

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: – 7(C) 

 

  1. Naseem-Al-Bahr’ is a bilateral naval exercise between India and which country?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Maldives

(C) Oman

(D) Bangladesh

ANSWERS: – 8(D)

 

  1. In the coastal state of Karnataka Malabar civet was found roaming around the streets

match the following animals with their IUCN status

LIST 1                                           LIST 2

  1. Pygmy Hog              Critically endangered
  2. Malabar civet        Critically endangered
  3. Namdhapha           flying squirrel Extinct
  4. Sumatran Rhino        Endangered

Options

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 1,2,3,4

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: 9(A)

 

  1. The recent cyclones in the Bay of Bengal coast has left the state of Sunderban deltas in distress with loss of biodiversity.

Match the following Mangroves with their states

LIST 1                                                LIST 2

  1. Kali mangroves              Karnataka
  2. kundapura mangroves   Karnataka
  3. Pichavaram mangroves   Tamil Nadu
  4. Bhitarkarnika mangroves    Jharkhand

Options

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 1,2,3,4

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: -10(C)

 

 

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