Current Affairs Quiz: May 25 and 26, 2020

Current Affairs 25 and 26 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. The United Nations listed the KHUDOL initiative of which state as one of the top 10 global initiatives to fight against COVID-19?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations listed the KHUDOL initiative of Manipur as one of the top 10 global initiatives to fight against COVID-19.

  2. Recently which state cabinet has granted “industry” status to “sports”?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Mizoram Cabinet has granted “industry” status to “sports”. This step has been taken to invest more in sports in order to generate employment and increase value. Granting industry status to sports is expected to help the state in meeting the requirements of sports persons and others involved in the sector.

  3. Which state government has launched a new programme christened ‘ReStart’ to support the MSME sector in the State?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched a new programme christened ‘ReStart’ to support the MSME sector in the State.

  4. Who will head the committee that has been formed to recommend reforms in India’s drug regulatory system?
    A)Rajesh Bhushan
    B)Ramesh Singh
    C)Srinivasan SK
    D)Naresh Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A high-level committee of experts has been formed by the government to recommend reforms in India’s drug regulatory system so that approval processes can be fast-tracked.

  5. Which Bank has has introduced a special fixed deposit (FD) scheme for senior citizens called Golden Years FD?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)HdfcBank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)SBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Private sector ICICI bank has introduced a special fixed deposit (FD) scheme for senior citizens called ‘ICICI Bank Golden Years FD’ which offers an interest rate of 6.55% per annum(p.a) for deposits up to Rs 2 crores with a tenure of more than 5 years(5 years and 1 day ) to 10 years. It is applicable for resident Indians & is available from May 20 to September 30, 2020.

  6. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India announced partnership with which company to provide customised auto retail financing solutions to retail buyers?
    A)Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company
    B)New India Assurance Company Limited
    C)IDBI Federal Company
    D)ICICI Prudential
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India announced partnership with Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Ltd to provide customised auto retail financing solutions to retail buyers.

  7. Recently Aritz Aduriz has announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Hockey
    B)Football
    C)Cricket
    D)Tennis
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz from Spain has announced his retirement from football

  8. Recently who has become the highest paid female athlete in the world?
    A)Naomi Osaka
    B)Serena Williams
    C)Venus Williams
    D)Sania Mirza
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the highest paid female athlete in the world, topping American great Serena Williams.

  9. Who has been appointed as National President of FICCI Ladies Organization?
    A)Jahnabi Phookan
    B)Harjinder Kaur Talwar
    C)Sneha Ranade
    D)Priyal Pokhariyal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jahnabi Phookan has been appointed as National President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), the oldest women-led and -focused business chamber of Southeast Asia and the women’s wing of the apex chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

  10. Recently Balbir Singh SR passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Virologist
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr has passed away after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks. The iconic player was 95.

  11. Recently which famous pulmonologist passed away in Delhi due to Coronavirus?
    A)JN Pande
    B)Birla Sharma
    C)SK Chaturvedi
    D)Ramesh Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr Jitendra Nath Pande, an eminent pulmonologist and former head of the Department of Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, has passed away. He was 79.

  12. Recently Ashley Cooper passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Sports
    D)Author
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia’s Ashley Cooper, who won four Grand Slam singles titles including the Australian, Wimbledon and U.S. championships in 1958, has passed away. He was 83.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of FICCI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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