Current Affairs Quiz: April 11, 2020

Current Affairs 11 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state launched announced ‘Operation SHIELD’ in 21 containment zones to curb the spread of COVID-19?
    A)Delhi
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced ‘Operation SHIELD’ in 21 containment zones to curb the spread of COVID-19 and warned of strict action against those misbehaving with healthcare personnel in the city.

  2. How much financial package was announced by the government to ramp up health infra to fight COVID-19?
    A)₹10000 cr
    B)₹12000 cr
    C)₹13000 cr
    D)₹15000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government announced a financial package of Rs 15,000 crore to ramp up the overall healthcare infrastructure in tackling the coronavirus pandemic that has infected nearly 6,500 people and has left at least 196 dead in the country.

  3. The West Central Railway’s Coach Rehabilitation Workshop (CRWS) has designed a mobile “doctor’s booth” in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bhopal
    C)Indore
    D)Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The West Central Railway’s Coach Rehabilitation Workshop (CRWS) has designed a mobile “doctor’s booth”, using a toilet from one of its old coaches, to facilitate zero-contact check-ups in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

  4. According to World Intellectual Property Organisation’s annual report,which country became world’s top patent filer?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to World Intellectual Property Organisation’s annual report, China last year became the world leader in international patent filings, unseating the United States which had held the top spot for more than four decade.

  5. Recently which bank has rolled out a mobile ATM which will move in various parts of Mumbai to help customers withdraw money in their localities?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Indian Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Public sector lender Bank of Baroda said it has rolled out a mobile ATM which will move in various parts of Mumbai to help customers withdraw money in their localities.

  6. Which e commerce company in partnership with ICICI Lombard and Go Digit General Insurance, has launched health insurance policies on its platform that distinctly cover COVID-19?
    A)EBay
    B)Grofers
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    E-commerce marketplace Flipkart, in partnership with ICICI Lombard and Go Digit General Insurance, has launched health insurance policies on its platform that distinctly cover COVID-19.

  7. Singapore’s banking group DBS revised the country’s GDP estimate to how much percent for FY21?
    A)1.0%
    B)1.2%
    C)1.6%
    D)1.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Singapore’s banking group DBS revised the country’s GDP estimate to 1.5 per cent for the current fiscal amid the current lockdown due to COVID-19.

  8. Goldman Sachs predicted India GDP growth forecast for FY21 at how much percent?
    A)1.2%
    B)1.0%
    C)1.6%
    D)1.5%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Goldman Sachs expects the global economy to sink into recession in 2020 and sees the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic–hit global gross domestic product (GDP) come in at a negative 1.8 per cent in 2020.

  9. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
    A)112nd
    B)100th
    C)105th
    D)108th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India football team retained its 108th spot in the latest FIFA rankings.Belgium and France retained their first and second positions respectively in the latest rankings. Brazil is on the third place followed by England.

  10. Who was appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company?
    A)Mukul Roy
    B)Simran Singh
    C)Warendra Sinha
    D)Anamika Roy Rashtrawar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company has appointed Anamika Roy Rashtrawar as its managing director and chief executive officer with effect from March 27.

  11. Who was appointed as part time chairman of AU Small Finance Bank?
    A)RV Verma
    B)Narendar Agarwal
    C)Rupesh Rai
    D)Vinay Dubey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    AU Small Finance Bank said the Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Raj Vikash Verma as Part-time Chairman of the bank for a period of one year.

  12. Who has topped the Forbes billionaires list for the 3rd year?
    A)Jack Ma
    B)Mukesh Ambani
    C)Bill Gates
    D)Jeff Bezos
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In COVID-19 times, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has maintained his top slot as world’s richest man with a net worth of $113 billion, followed by Bill Gates at $98 billion, according to the latest Forbes 34th annual world’s billionaires list.

  13. Recently John Prine passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Virologist
    C)Singer
    D)Photography
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    John Prine, the US folk and country singer beloved of Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and more, has died aged 73 due to complications from Covid-19.

  14. Recently Jackie Du Perez passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)sports
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The former Zimbabwean cricketer Jackie du Preez passed away in Harare due to a long-standing heart condition.

  15. Who is the author of book “The Art of her Deal”?
    A)Tory Wilson
    B)William Ruice
    C)Mary Jordan
    D)Meliamdia Trump
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump. Mary Jordan’s “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Vadodara
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of ICICI Lombard Company?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Goldman Sachs?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

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