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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09th December 2022 Part -11

Daily Current Affairs Quiz:

The Current Affairs Quiz section of Crack Adda aims to help aspirants to revise Current Affairs for 9th December at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as ‘Climate Investment Opportunities in India’, Infection ‘Strep A’, Preventing injuries and violence: an overview’, Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, ‘Arton Capital Passport Index 2022’.

Q1. Which institution released the report titled ‘Climate Investment Opportunities in India’s Cooling Sector’?

a) NITI Aayog

b) World Bank

c) World Economic Forum

d) International Monetary Fund

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Correct Answer: b) World Bank

Explanation: The World Bank recently released a report titled ‘Climate Investment Opportunities in India’s Cooling Sector’. The report was released during the two-day ‘India Climate and Development Partners’ Meet’ being organized by World Bank in partnership with the Kerala government. As per the report, the country is experiencing higher temperatures that arrive earlier and stay far longer. India could become one of the first places in the world to experience heat waves that break the human survivability limit.

Q2. Which country has recorded deaths of children by the bacterial infection ‘Strep A’?

a) India

b) United Kingdom

c) Germany

d) Bangladesh

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Correct Answer: b) United Kingdom

Explanation: At least six children have died of a common bacterial infection, Strep A, in the United Kingdom. When the bacteria enter the bloodstream, the infection can get severe and it is called invasive Group A Strep (iGAS). The symptoms of Strep A include fever, skin rashes and a sore easily treated with antibiotics. As many as 851 cases of Strep A were reported in a week of November, compared to an average of 186 for the same time in preceding years

Q3. Which institution released the report titled ‘Preventing injuries and violence: an overview’?

a) UNICEF

b) WHO

c) UNESCO

d) UN Women

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Correct Answer: b) WHO

Explanation: The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report titled ‘Preventing injuries and violence: an overview’. The report says that injuries and violence cause about 12, 000 deaths around the world each day. It also highlighted the need for scaling up efforts for prevention of injury related deaths, which account for 1 in 12 deaths worldwide. Road traffic injuries, homicide and suicide were listed among the top 5 causes of death among people aged 5-29 years.

Q4. Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, which was seen in the news, is located in which state?

a) Karnataka

b) Maharashtra

c) Kerala

d) Andhra Pradesh

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Correct Answer: b) Maharashtra

Explanation: Supreme Court exempted Maharashtra’s Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS) from its earlier order mandating the creation of a 1 km eco-sensitive zones (ESZ) around all protected areas in India. It also stated that practical difficulties and ground realities will have to be taken into account before having a uniform order for creating ESZs as mandated. The Sanctuary is located in the suburbs of Mumbai.

Q5. What is the rank of India in the ‘Arton Capital Passport Index 2022’?

a) 80

b) 87

c) 92

d) 95

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Correct Answer: b) 87

Explanation: Passport Index 2022, published by Arton Capital, is the ranking of the world’s strongest and weakest passports. India has ranked 87 in the world’s strongest passport list, while UAE ranked first, followed by Germany, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, Spain France. While Afghanistan stood last, Pakistan stood at 94.

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