Current Affairs Quiz: May 15, 2020

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  1. How much amount of package was announced by PM Narendra Modi under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan?
    A)₹30 lakh cr
    B)₹10 lakh cr
    C)₹15 lakh cr
    D)₹20 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PM Modi announced a Rs 20-lakh-crore stimulus package, equivalent to about 10% of India’s GDP, aimed at making the country self-reliant and reviving the stalled economy. Details of the plan, dubbed the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan, unveiled by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

  2. Which state government has re-launched the ambitious Sambal Yojana aimed to strengthen the lives of the poor and the SC and ST communities?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government has re-launched the ambitious Sambal Yojana aimed to strengthen the lives of the poor and the SC and ST communities by providing them social security cover, right from birth to death.

  3. Recently the Indian Council for Cultural Relations has unveiled a musical creation bringing together composers, musicians and singers from across India.Name it?
    A)Muskarega India
    B)Win Corona
    C)United AllStand
    D)United We Fight
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bringing together composers, musicians and singers from across India, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations has unveiled a musical creation “United we Fight”.

  4. Which state governments have geared up to provide tap water connections to all the rural households in the area by December 2022?
    A)Haryana and J&K
    B)Odisha and Bihar
    C)UP and Telangana
    D)Punjab and Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir government have geared up to provide tap water connections to all the rural households in the area by December 2022, which is ahead of the national goal by 2024-25

  5. As per World Economic Situation and Prospects report,UN forecasted world economy to shrink by how much percent?
    A)3.1%
    B)3.2%
    C)3.3%
    D)3.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 released by the UN said that global gross domestic product is forecast to shrink by 3.2 per cent in 2020, with only a gradual recovery of lost output projected for 2021, the sharpest contraction since the Great Depression in the 1930s.

  6. Who has been re-inducted into the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) Disciplinary Panel?
    A)Vikas Singroul
    B)Hansraj Singh
    C)Akhil Kumar
    D)Rajaram Chaturvedi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Commonwealth Games gold-winning boxer Akhil Kumar has been re-inducted into the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) Disciplinary Panel.

  7. The TVS group, Sundaram Medical Foundation has tied up which institute to develop a low-cost, automated respiratory assist device called The Sundaram Ventago?
    A)IIM Ahmedabad
    B)IIT Madras
    C)IISc Bengaluru
    D)IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The TVS group, Sundaram Medical Foundation and IIT-Madras have jointly developed a low-cost, automated respiratory assist device called The Sundaram Ventago.

  8. Which state government has launched a portal HOPE aimed at creating employment avenues for the trained youth?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)UP
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a portal HOPE aimed at creating employment avenues for the trained youth as well as offering them skill development opportunities to increase their employability.

  9. Recently Betty Wright passed away,She was related to which field?
    A)Actress
    B)Singer
    C)Sports
    D)Journalist
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Iconic soul and R&B singer Betty Wright died after a battle with cancer. She was 66.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Anti Doping Agency?
    A)Rome
    B)Bangkok
    C)Montreal
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nation?
    A)Paris
    B)Washington DC
    C)NewYork
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

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