Quiz 89 – Answers
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b) 2 and 3 only
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers of its Member jurisdictions.
The objectives of the FATF are to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.
FATF will continue to keep Pakistan on its grey list till February 2020 and direct the country to take extra measures for complete elimination of terrorism financing and money laundering.
Pakistan has been under the FATF’s scanner since June, 2018, when it was put on the greylist, and not was in Black list.
d) A is incorrect while R is correct
Union home minister Amit Shah recently inaugurated an international seminar on the role of Gupta dynasty emperor Skandagupta at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi.
The Gupta period is known as the golden period of ancient Indian history and Skandagupta Vikramaditya is known as the Saviour of India as he successfully fought the battle against the invading Huns.
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
Air Quality Index (AQI) is a tool for effective dissemination of air quality information to people. There are six AQI categories, namely Good, Satisfactory, Moderately polluted, Poor, Very Poor, and Severe.
AQI will consider eight pollutants (PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3, and Pb) for which short-term (up to 24-hourly averaging period) National Ambient Air Quality Standards are prescribed.
When the AQI level (air quality index) is below 50, people are breathing fresh, clean air. People are no longer exposed to any health risk because the quality of air is pure.
b) 1 and 2 only
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released its 2019 edition of the Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report. WHO has been publishing global TB report every year since 1997.
Geographically, most TB cases in 2018 were in the WHO regions of South-East Asia (44%), Africa (24%) and the Western Pacific (18%).
Eight countries that accounted for two thirds of the global total include India (27%), China (9%) and Indonesia (8%). The above countries are also in WHO’s list of 30 high TB burden countries that accounted for 87% of the world’s cases in 2018.
d) An Army Exercise
Exercise Nomadic Elephant-XIV is a joint military training exercise between Indian Army and Mongolian Army.
Which is concluded at Foreign Training Node (FTN), Baklo, Himachal Pradesh.