Current Affairs Quiz: April 10, 2020

Current Affairs 10 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. As per CAG report,which state topped the list in environment-related crimes?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    total of 40.59 per cent of the crimes related to environment in the country were committed in Rajasthan during 2014-16, according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) .

  2. TRIFED has collaborated with which organisation for developing a digital communication strategy for promoting a digital campaign for Self Help Groups (SHGs)?
    A)IMF
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)UNESCO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    To ensure tribal gatherers carry on their work safely, TRIFED has collaborated with UNICEF for developing a digital communication strategy for promoting a digital campaign for Self Help Groups (SHGs) involved in this work, highlighting the importance of Social Distancing.

  3. How much amount was allocated by SAARC Development Fund for Covid 19 projects?
    A)$5 million
    B)$3 million
    C)$6 million
    D)$9 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Development Fund (SDF) has allocated $5 million for Covid-19 related projects in its member states.

  4. Hindustan Unilever Limited partenered with which organisation to support India’s fight against COVID-19?
    A)UNICEF
    B)IMF
    C)WHO
    D)UNESCO
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Hindustan Unilever said it has collaborated with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for a mass communication campaign to inform and empower the general public against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of Bharti AXA Life Insurance?
    A)Vikas Seth
    B)Parag Raja
    C)Manish Singh
    D)Randhir Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    BXA Life Insurance announced the appointment of Parag Raja as managing director and chief executive officer of the company.

  6. Who will continue as part time chairman of Bank Boards Bureau?
    A)Anurag Thakur
    B)Vikas Seth
    C)SN Singh
    D)BP Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government extended term of board members of the Banks Board Bureau (BBB), the headhunter for top management of state-run banks and financial institutions.

  7. Who has been named as Wisden’s leading cricketer of the year 2020?
    A)Aaron Finch
    B)Faf du plessis
    C)Ben Stokes
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Swashbuckling England all-rounder, Ben Stokes has ended India skipper Virat Kohli’s three-year run as Wisden’s leading cricketer of the year after being named for the honour on the back of his stellar show in 2019.

  8. Recently DRDO in partnership with which firm developed full face shield for healthcare personnel treating COVID-19 patients?
    A)Cipla
    B)Wipro 3D
    C)tCS
    D)Mylabs
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and private firm Wipro 3D have together developed a full face shield for doctors and medical staff treating COVID-19 patients.

  9. Which state launched Sukarsha COVID-19’ app to track movement of home quarantined persons?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The East Singhbhum district administration in Jharkhand has launched a mobile application to track the movement of home quarantined persons.

  10. Which ministry/organisation announced the launch of a learning platform (https://igot.gov.in) to combat COVID 19 for all front-line workers?
    A)Niti Aayog
    B)Department of Health
    C)NASSCOM
    D)Department of Personnel and Training
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Personnel and Training has announced the launch of a learning platform (https://igot.gov.in) to combat COVID 19 for all front-line workers to equip them with the training and updates in coping with Pandemic.

  11. Recently which former Mizoram Assembly speaker and veteran politician passed away?
    A)Hiphei
    B)Tathagata
    C)Lui Si
    D)L Sailo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Mizoram Assembly speaker and veteran politician Hiphei died at hospital due to prolonged illness. He was 82

  12. Recently Honor Blackman passed away,He was related to which profession?
    A)Film Director
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Honor Blackman, one of the most memorable co-stars of the early James Bond films, has died at the age of 94.

  13. Recently Brahm Kanchibotla passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian-American journalist Brahm Kanchibotla has died of COVID-19 that is ravaging New York, the epicentre of the pandemic in the US.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNICEF?
    A)Rome
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of TRIFED?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

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