Current Affairs Quiz: May 22, 2020

Current Affairs 22 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state district administration launched “Tatpar” scheme to transport migrant workers?
    A)Bihar
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Jharkhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Over 140 migrant workers were sent to their native places on buses, a day after the ‘Tatpar’ programme was launched by the Ranchi district administration to ease their tiresome journey on foot.

  2. which state government have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for the safe delivery?
    A)Bihar
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the tribal-dominated Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, the women of Rural Livelihood Mission have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for the safe delivery. This vehicle service is completely free.

  3. Which state government launched Mee Annapurna’ – An inclusive program for welfare of farmers?
    A)Kerala
    B)Karnataka
    C)Assam
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mee Annapurna, an inclusive programe has been launched for the welfare of farmers and Bhoomiputras in Maharashtra.

  4. Which state started initiative SUKOON’ – COVID-19 Beat the Stress?
    A)J&K
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In order to spread awareness about psychological impact of lockdown and measures to be adopted to overcome them, Department of Information and Public Relations, J&K has started an initiative ‘SUKOON’ – COVID-19 Beat the Stress”.

  5. Recently The Indian Railways operationalised its most powerful ‘Made in India locomotive.Name it?
    A)WAG12
    B)WAG10
    C)HP11000
    D)HP13646
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways operationalised its most powerful ‘Made in India locomotive – a 12000 HP engine becoming only the sixth country in the world to join the elite club of producing high horsepower locomotive indigenously.

  6. Which company has partnered with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company to offer a digital motor insurance policy to customers?
    A)EBay
    B)Myntra
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Flipkart and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company have partnered to offer a digital motor insurance policy to customers of the e-commerce major.

  7. Recently the government notified cut in rates of provident fund (PF) contribution to how much percent?
    A)9%
    B)13%
    C)12%
    D)10%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Labour ministry has notified lower rates of provident fund (PF) contribution at 10%, thus increasing the take home salary of 4.3 crore provident fund subscribers and giving relief to 6.5 lakh establishments.

  8. Which company has partnered with Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essential item?
    A)Amazon
    B)Myntra
    C)Flipkart
    D)EBay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Walmart-owned Flipkart said it has partnered with retail store chain, Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essential items in 26 cities in the country, including Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

  9. According to a report,which are the cities among the top 10 industrial corridors where MNCs can set up manufacturing units?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Chennai
    D)All of these
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to a report, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Noida-Greater Noida, Gurugram-Manesar and Mumbai-Aurangabad are among the top 10 industrial corridors where MNCs can set up manufacturing units,.

  10. Recently National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) provisionally suspended which female power lifter for violating anti-doping rules?
    A)Savita Kumari
    B)Akanksha Sharma
    C)Varsha Mishra
    D)Sneha Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has provisionally suspended two powerlifters Savita Kumari and Ankit Shishodia for violating anti-doping rules.

  11. Who has been appointed the chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)?
    A)Shaji KV
    B)PVS SuryaKumar
    C)Abhinav Sharma
    D)Govinda Rajulu Chintala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Govinda Rajulu Chintala has been appointed the chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

  12. Who has been appointed new vice president and chief economist of World Bank?
    A)Lee Ching
    B)Tedros M
    C)Roman Saini
    D)Carmen Reinhart
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank appointed financial crisis expert Carmen Reinhart as its new vice president and chief economist, leaning on the expertise of the former International Monetary Fund executive as the Covid-19 pandemic plunges the global economy into the deepest recession since the Great Depression.

  13. Who has been appointed as new President of Indian Steel Association?
    A)Dilip Oommen
    B)TV Narendran
    C)Sagar Ghosh
    D)Abhinav Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Steel Association (ISA) appointed Dilip Oommen as its new President with immediate effect.Oommen was unanimously appointed as President for the next two years

  14. Who is set to take charge as the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Harsh Vardhan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is set to take charge as the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board.

  15. What is the theme of this year’s World Meterology Day?
    A)Measurements for global trade
    B)International System of Units
    C)constant Evolution
    D)Fundamentals Better
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Metrology Day is celebrated annually on May 20. The day is the celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on May 20, 1875, by representatives of seventeen nations.The theme for World Metrology Day 2020 is Measurements for global trade.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Meterological Organisation?
    A)London
    B)Beijing
    C)Paris
    D)Geneva
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    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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