Current Affairs Quiz: April 24, 2020

Current Affairs 24 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state launched the third edition of scheme Which state launched the third edition of scheme Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ ?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amid the lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani gave the green signal for the third edition of his government’s ‘Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ , a conservation plan to deepen water bodies in the state before monsoon.

  2. Which became the first authorized study centre in the country to carry out plasma research under trial in view of Covid 19?
    A)Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research
    B)PGI,Lucknow
    C)AIIMS,NewDelhi
    D)Lohia Institute of Medical Science
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ahmedabad based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research became the first authorized study centre in the country to carry out plasma research under trial in view of Covid 19. The MoU was signed between ICMR and the institute in this regard

  3. Recently Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched which national program for inviting e-learning content contributions in New Delhi?
    A)Saksham Desh 1.0
    B)VidyaBhav 2.0
    C)Aayog Setu 1.0
    D)VidyaDaan 2.0
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank e-launched VidyaDaan 2.0 program for inviting e-learning content contributions in New Delhi.

  4. Recently which state has launched Tiranga vehicle for rapid screening of symptoms of Coronavirus?
    A)Kerala
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Karnataka
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Administration of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala has launched a vehicle called ‘Tiranga’ (Total India Remote Analysis Nirogya Abhiyaan) for rapid screening of COVID-19 symptoms.

  5. Which state has launched “Apthamitra” helpline with an exclusive toll free number and a mobile app, aimed at providing required medical advice and guidance for those in need?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Assam
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aimed at empowering people in its fight against coronavirus, the Karnataka government launched “Apthamitra” helpline with an exclusive toll free number and a mobile app, aimed at providing required medical advice and guidance for those in need.

  6. Which advanced tool was developed by International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) for mapping nano-mechanical properties of materials like multi-phase alloys, composites, and multi-layered coatings?
    A)Nano 2D
    B)NanoBlitz 3D
    C)MicroBlitz 4D
    D)MiniRobust 3D
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists from International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) an autonomous institute under the Department of Science &Technology,Govt. of India in collaboration with Nanomechanics Inc., Oak Ridge, USA have jointly developed an advanced tool called NanoBlitz 3D for mapping nano-mechanical properties of materials like multi-phase alloys, composites, and multi-layered coatings.

  7. Which Institute developed WashKaro’ app to warn about COVID-19?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IISc Bengaluru
    C)NIT Jalandhar
    D)IIIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Researchers at IIIT-Delhi have developed an app which warns people about a coronavirus containment zone nearby and helps them check whether a news item about the pandemic is genuine or fake.

  8. Who was appointed as president of International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA)?
    A)Johannes Loman
    B)Ankit Singh
    C)Aniket Chaturvedi
    D)Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) said it has appointed Bajaj Auto Executive Director (ED) Rakesh Sharma as its president.

  9. Who was named ambassador for BWF’s ‘i am badminton’ campaign?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)Sania Mirza
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)PV Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) named Indian shuttler PV Sindhu as one of the ambassadors for its ‘I am badminton’ awareness campaign.

  10. Which book has won Which book has won William E. Colby Award 2020?
    A)The little Prince
    B)Dragon Army
    C)The girl with tatoo
    D)Midnight in Chernobyl
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Adam Higginbotham’s “Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster” has won E. Colby Award and a $5,000 prize.

  11. Recently Tom and Jerry, Popeye Director passed away,Name him?
    A)Gene Deitch
    B)Jeffrey Archer
    C)Mark Twain
    D)Samuel Backett
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Oscar-winning animator Gene Deitch, credited with directing episodes of world-famous cartoons Tom and Jerry and Popeye, passed away at the age of 95 in his apartment in Prague.

  12. Which city is the World Book Capital 2020 of year?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Bangkok
    C)Tokyo
    D)Kuala Lumpur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23 each year. The day is celebrated by UNESCO and other related organisations across the world to honour authors, books worldwide, to promote the art of reading etc.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Kuala Lumpur
    B)Paris
    C)Bangkok
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Auto?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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