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Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 March 2016:
Scientists have developed a new blood test that can detect Alzheimer’s at the pre dementia stage. What kind of proteins can the test pick up?
A. tell tale proteins
B. amino acids
C. aymloid beta peptides
D. Both a and c
Answer: D
Explanation:  Scientists have developed a novel blood test to facilitate detection of Alzheimer’s at an early stage. The test gives people up to 15 years warning before the disease developed. Novel test can pick up tell tale proteins called amyloid beta peptides to characterise the disease as it seeps through the bloodstream. In association with the immune chemical analysis using the infrared sensor. Surface is coated with specific antibodies that extract biomarkers for Alzheimer’s from the blood or cerebrospinal fluid. Infrared sensor analyses shows if there are pathological changes in the biomarkers.

UNESCO has added how many new sites to its network of biosphere natural reserves?
A. 18
B. 20
C. 21
D. 22
Answer: B
Explanation:  UNESCO has added 20 new sites to the network of protected biosphere natural reserves including 2 in Canada and Portugal each. This brought the total number of biosphere reserves to 669 across 120 nations. In Cananda, Tsa Tue area in the NW region including last pristine arctic lake was added to the list. Britain’s Isle of Man and Mexico’s Isla Cozumel were also included. In Portugal, the complete island of Sao Jorge. the 4th largest in the Azores Archipelago was designated as a reserve . List of new UNESCO reserves includes Haiti, India, Iran and Peru. Spain is the country with the largest number of reserves on the list.

A Parsi community exhibition entitled “Painted Encounters Parsi Traders and the Community and No Paris is an Island” was inaugurated at NGMA under which scheme?
A. Hamari Shiskha
B. Hamari Darohar
C. Hamari Bharat Nirmal
D. Hamari Parsi Bhai
Answer: B
Explanation:  The exhibition entitled “Painted Encounters Parsi Traders and the Community & No Parsi is in island” at NGMA in New Delhi. This is part of the Everlasting Flame International Programme which the Minority Affairs Ministry has taken up as the first project under Hamari Darohar scheme.

Which bird has not been spotted since 2007, according to Indian forest officials in the Nashik region?
A. Hoopoe
B. Great Indian Bustard
C. Sparrow
D. Robin
Answer: B
Explanation: According to forest officials, not even a single Great Indian Bustard has been spotted in the region since 2007. Officials said 3 GIBs were seen in the Ozar strip in the past year. In 2014, the forest department made an effort to conserve the bird, but no results were forthcoming after this. The bird was spotted in early 2000 in grassland regions of Viajapur, Ahmednagar, Sinnar and Ozar. 2011 GIB Census shows there are 150 such birds in the wild in Indian and Pakistan. From 11 states in the 1960s, the number of states this bird is found in fell to 6 by 2005. It is now said GIB exists in 5 states across the nation.

Which party has won the election in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on 21st March 2016?
A. Ali Mohamed Shein
B. CCM party
C. CCD party
D. Both a and b
Answer: D
Explanation:  Ruling party in Tanzania’s Zanzibar were declared winners in the presidential election, according to the electoral commission. Incumbent president Ali Mohamed Shein of the ruling CCM party was declared the winner with 91.4% of the votes.

What is the theme of the International Day of Forests 2016 that was observed on 21 March 2016?
A. Forests for Ecology
B. Go Green Be Safe
C. Forests and Water
D. Forests and Hills
Answer: C
Explanation:  International Day of Forests was observed on 21st March 2016 across the globe. The theme was Forest and water and it highlights the critical importance of forests in sustaining planet’s supply of freshwater essential for life. To mark the Day, a joint celebration of World Water Day and International Day of Forests was held on 21st March 2016 in NY.

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