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Answers and Explanation: Current Affairs Practice Quiz, June 3

 



Following are the solutions of the Current Affairs Practice Quiz, June 3:


Note: Find the Questions Here 


1)

Ans) a

Exp)

Blockchain is a public ledger that enables historical recording of all transactions that has occurred in a
network in a way that it cannot be altered.

The system works like a shared Google spreadsheet, but much more potent and secure. So, each transaction gets recorded on the spreadsheet for all in the system to see, but one can only make
changes once all parties agree to augmenting it.


2)

Ans) a

Exp

Prime Minister inaugurated India’s first international exchange –India INX — at the International Financial Service Centre (IFSC) of GIFT City.

A subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange, India INX is one of the world’s most advanced technology platforms with a turn-around-time of 4 micro seconds which will operate for 22 hours a day, allowing
international investors and NRIs to trade from anywhere across the globe.

INX will trade initially in equity derivatives, currency derivatives, commodity derivatives including index and stocks. It plans to offer depository receipts and bonds later.


3)

Ans) b

Exp)

The treatment of stenosis (abnormal narrowing) at the branching points of arteries is a major challenge for Interventional Cardiologists

‘Nano Crush’ – a breakthrough technique for stenting of branching arteries – has been developed by a team of doctors at Fortis Hospital, Anandapur in Kolkata.


4)

Ans) c

Exp)

North Korea is located in East Asia on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea shares a border with three countries; China along the Amnok River, Russia along the Tumen River, and South Korea along the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).


5)

Ans) a

Exp)

Art 262 of the constitution provides for adjudication of inter-state water disputes.

Neither the Supreme Court nor any other court shall exercise jurisdiction in respect of any such dispute or complaint as referred under article 262

Hence option a is correct.


 

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