Current Affairs Quiz: April 25, 2020

Current Affairs 25 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state has launched helpline under ‘Serve-the-Seniors Initiative’ for senior citizens?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir State legal Services Authority (JKSLSA) has launched a helpline under ‘Serve-the-Seniors Initiative’ under the guidance of Justice Gita Mittal, Patron-in-Chief and Justice Rajesh Bindal Executive Chairman of State Legal Services Authority.

  2. Which has become the first state to have the requisite infrastructure in all its courts for hearing cases through video conferencing?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Amid the country-wide corona-triggered lockdown , Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to have the requisite infrastructure in all its courts for hearing cases through video conferencing.

  3. Which organisation has launched a ‘Lockdown Learners’ series of online dialogues with students and educators in India on COVID-19?
    A)WHO
    B)UNODC
    C)UNESCO
    D)UNICEF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) has launched a ‘Lockdown Learners’ series of online dialogues with students and educators in India on COVID-19 and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals, peace and rule of law.

  4. How much amount was approved to Antigua as project outlay by India?
    A)USD 4 million
    B)USD 3 million
    C)USD 2 million
    D)USD 1 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has approved USD 1 million to Antigua as project outlay, with immediate assistance of USD 1,50,000 for medical equipment to combat coronavirus crisis.

  5. Recently RBI allowed banks to issue electronic cards for which accounts?
    A)NRI
    B)Current
    C)savings
    D)overdraft
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Relaxing norms, the Reserve Bank of India permitted banks to issue electronic cards to persons having overdraft accounts that are only in the nature of personal loan without any specific end-use restrictions.

  6. Which Bank has launched an exclusive credit facility for agriculture and allied activities.?
    A)PNB
    B)SBI
    C)IOB
    D)BOB
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Public sector lender Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has launched an exclusive credit facility for agriculture and allied activities.

  7. As per Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) report,India’s GDP likely to grow at how much percent in FY21?
    A)1.0%
    B)1.2%
    C)1.5%
    D)1.3%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s GDP is likely to range between a decline of 0.9 per cent and a growth of 1.5 per cent in the current financial year, with the economy undergoing a “turbulent” phase caused by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to a report.

  8. Recently which company has launched programme to enable kirana shops, offline retailers sell online?
    A)Grofers
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Ebay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    E-commerce giant Amazon India launched ‘Local Shops on Amazon’ programme that will help local shopkeepers and kirana store owners to sell online.

  9. As per Fitch,India’s GDP likely to grow at how much percent in FY 2020-21?
    A)1.2%
    B)1.0%
    C)0.5%
    D)0.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings lowered India’s economic growth forecast for current fiscal year 2020-21 to 0.8 per cent from 1.8 per cent estimated barely three days ago, citing fall in consumer spending and fixed investment due to extension of coronavirus lockdown and disruption in economic activities.

  10. Which body to provide special liquidity to banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and microfinance institutions for on-lending to micro, small and medium enterprises?
    A)NABARD
    B)GIC
    C)SIDBI
    D)RBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) said it will provide special liquidity to banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and microfinance institutions for on-lending to micro, small and medium enterprises that are affected by the COVID-19-related disruptions.

  11. The 2022 World Games are scheduled to be held in which city?
    A)Birmingham
    B)Bangkok
    C)Kiev
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Games to be held in Birmingham, Alabama — which have been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak — have unveiled a new logo and a new title.

  12. Recently Scientists at the CSIR”s Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology have come up with a low-cost coronavirus test.It was named after which personality?
    A)Ricks
    B)Geno
    C)Setu
    D)Feluda
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Scientists at the CSIR”s Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology have come up with a low-cost coronavirus test that will not require any expensive machines for detection of the pathogen.

  13. Recently Usha Ganguly passes away,She was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Politics
    C)Singer
    D)Actress
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Usha Ganguly, veteran theatre actor and director, passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest. She was 75.

  14. When is National Panchayati Raj Day observed?
    A)April 22
    B)April 24
    C)April 23
    D)April 25
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Panchayati Raj Day is the national day of Panchayati Raj System in India celebrated by Ministry of Panchayati Raj on 24 April annually.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime?
    A)Rome
    B)Vienna
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Antigua and Barbuda?
    A)Dollar
    B)Peso
    C)Euro
    D)Yen
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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