Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 5th September-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 5th September-2020

1) ‘The State of Young Child in India’ report is:
1. A comprehensive account of the challenges related to early child development in India.
2. The report has been prepared by Mobile Creches a policy advocacy organisation which works with the underprivileged children across India.
3. Based on ranking and values on the Young Child Outcome Index (YCOI), the report named Kerala, Goa, Tripura and Tamil Nadu to be among the top performers,
4. While eight states-- Assam, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar-- with scores below the national average lagged behind.
2) With regards to Integrated Child Development Scheme
1. Scheme represents the world's largest and unique programs for early child hood care and development
2. The scheme helps to Provide Pre-School non formal education on one hand and breaking vicious cycle of malnutrition, morbidity, reduced learning capacity and morbidity on the other.
3. The beneficiaries under the scheme are in the age group 0 to 5 years, pregnant women and lactating mothers
4. Scheme is implemented by ministry of Women and Child Development
3) Which of the following statements is/are true?
1. BRICS does not exist in form of organization, but it is an annual summit between the supreme leaders of five nations.
2. The Chairmanship of the forum is rotated annually among the members, in accordance with the acronym B-R-I-C-S.
3. Russia is chair of BRICS 2020
4. India will not chair BRICS 2021
4) Consider the following statements about NDB, Which of the following statements is/are true:
1. NDB is headquartered in Shanghai.
2. During the fifth BRICS Summit in Fortaleza (2014) the leaders signed the Agreement establishing the New Development Bank (NDB).
5) Match the following in column A and Column B:

A                                                     B
1.Ranvijay                               A. Guided Missile Destroyer
2.Sahyadri                              B. Fleet Tanker
3.Shakti                                  C. Indigenous Frigate
4.Sukhoi 30 MKI                    D. Multi Combat Fighter Aircraft
6) Which of the following statements are true about SCO:
1. India and Pakistan became members in 2017 at Tashkent
2. The organisation has two permanent bodies — the SCO Secretariat based in Beijing and the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) based in Tashkent.
7) Which of the following statements are true about Common Wealth Independent States?
1. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was founded in 1991 after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Meetings are held periodically on a rotating basis at the CIS countries' capitals.
2. Upon its foundation, members adopted the Alma-Ata Declaration
8) The covid-19 RT-PCR (Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction) test developed by Pune based genepath Diagnostic is:
9) Which of the following statements is true:
1. FURLOUGH is a temporary release of prisoners for short period of time so that they may maintain social relations with their family and community in order to fulfill familial and social responsibility
2. Parole is a release to break the continuity of prolonged incarceration as reward for good conduct; given in case of long term imprisonment the period of furlough granted to a Prisoner is treated as remission of his sentence
10) Orang and Nameri national parks are found in:

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