Current Affairs Quiz: April 16, 2020

Current Affairs 16 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. India’s first remote Health Monitoring System to be set up in which city?
    A)Nainital
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Rishikesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh along with BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited) has set up India’s first remote health monitoring system. The system is to be widely used in the state of Uttarakhand to monitor COVID-19 patients

  2. Recently which state government launched Electronic format of comic textbooks?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    After releasing country’s first comic textbooks primary classes, the electronic format of comic textbooks for Class III, IV and V respectively was formally launched by Manipur’s education Minister Dr Thokchom Radheshyam.

  3. In which state, Robots to serve food, medicine to COVID-19 patients?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Robots will serve food and give medicine to COVID-19 patients in two hospitals in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, in a step to protect doctors and health workers from getting infected with coronavirus.

  4. How much amount was released by UN from its emergency humanitarian fund to help thousands of people affected by Cyclone Harold in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu?
    A)$2.5 million
    B)$3.0 million
    C)$5.0 million
    D)$1.5 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations has released $2.5m from its emergency humanitarian fund to help thousands of people affected by Cyclone Harold in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu and offered support to other hard-hit countries.
  5. As per RBI data, Bank credit growth slumped to 5-decade low of how much percent in FY20?
    A)6.14%
    B)7.76%
    C)5.54%
    D)6.50%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bank credit growth decelerated to an over five-decade low of 6.14 per cent in the fiscal ended March 31, 2020, amid a faltering economy, lower demand and risk aversion among banks, RBI data showed.

  6. Which application recently launched ‘Nearby Spot’ feature?
    A)Paytm
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Google Pay
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Google has launched ‘Nearby Spot’ under Google Pay using which users in Bengaluru can see local stores selling essentials like groceries that are open, amid the lockdown.

  7. As per Noumura, India’s GDP to contract by how much percent in April -June 2020?
    A)7.0%
    B)6.9%
    C)6.5%
    D)6.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Japanese brokerage company said the economy will grow at 3.2% in the January-March period and contract by 6.1% (June quarter) and 0.5% September quarter, before rising by 1.4% in the last quarter of the calendar year, it said.

  8. Who has taken charge as director at Union Bank of India?
    A)Arundhati Bhattacharya
    B)Rakesh Mishra
    C)Mahesh Jain
    D)Birupaksha Mishra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-run Union Bank of India said Birupaksha Mishra has taken over the charge as its fourth executive director.

  9. Recently which organisation has developed COVID-19 Sample Collection Kiosk’ (COVSACK)?
    A)NITI AAYOG
    B)NTPC
    C)BHEL
    D)DRDO
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad has added another product to the portfolio of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to combat the coronavirus by developing the ‘COVID-19 Sample Collection Kiosk’ (COVSACK).

  10. Which ministry to launched DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series?
    A)Ministry of Tourism
    B)ministry of Finance
    C)Ministry of Defence
    D)Ministry of Home AffAirs
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The ministry of tourism said it was launching the Dekho Apna Desh webinar series.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the capital of Vanuatu?
    A)Luganville
    B)Suva
    C)Apia
    D)Port Vila
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Noumura Holdings?
    A)Paris
    B)NewYork
    C)Manila
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option D

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