Current Affairs Quiz: April 27, 2020

Current Affairs 27 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. which state government has launched a new scheme Dhanwantari under which locally unavailable medicines are provided to patients at home?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam government has launched a new scheme Dhanwantari under which locally unavailable medicines are provided to patients at home.

  2. Which state government Which state government revived the ”zero interest” loan scheme for women self-help groups (SHGs) in the state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government revived the ”zero interest” loan scheme for women self-help groups (SHGs) in the state.

  3. Which Institute has been ranked first among global universities for its impact research in areas that help achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) as mandated by the United Nations?
    A)University of Auckland
    B)IISc Bengaluru
    C)Arizona State University
    D)Oxford University
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, has been ranked 57th among global universities for its impact research in areas that help achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) as mandated by the United Nations.

  4. Recently which payment provider got RBI nod to issue co-branded prepaid cards, wallets?
    A)Transcorp International
    B)Mastercard
    C)Visa
    D)Unique Solutions Inc
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India based payment solution provider Transcorp International has received Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) approval to issue co-branded prepaid instruments (PPI) cards & wallets to facilitate cashless payments.

  5. Which organisation in collaboration with AIMA organised virtual workshop on “Contract Management during Emergency situations”?
    A)UN
    B)World Bank
    C)IMF
    D)WHO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    virtual workshop on “Contract Management during Emergency situations” was organized by World Bank in collaboration with AIMA (All India Management Association) for Project Management Unit of Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project which is implementing USD 250 Million Flood Recovery Project funded by World Bank in the union territory of J&K.

  6. As per CARE Ratings,India’s GDP to remain at how much percent in 2020-21?
    A)1.5%
    B)1.3%
    C)1.2%
    D)1.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    CARE Ratings said the country’s GDP growth is likely to decline to 1.1 per cent in the current financial year 2020-21 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The domestic rating agency added that the estimate has a “downward bias“, saying predicting the recovery is very difficult at present.

  7. Recently which company has raised stake in Bandhan Bank by 1.1 per cent to 4.49 per cent?
    A)Caladium Investment PTE Ltd
    B)Unique Solution Inc
    C)Global Master Limited
    D)Mastercard
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Caladium Investment PTE Ltd, backed by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, has raised stake in Bandhan Bank by 1.1 per cent to 4.49 per cent.

  8. Which state launched a mobile application ‘HelpMe’ designed to help the needy in the state during the crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched a mobile application ‘HelpMe’ designed to help the needy in the state during the crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

  9. Which state has launched ‘Covid Pharma’, a mobile application to keep a track of people purchasing medicines over-the-counter (OTC) for cough, cold and fever from medical stores across the state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Medical and Health Department of Andhra Pradesh launched ‘Covid Pharma’, a mobile application to keep a track of people purchasing medicines over-the-counter (OTC) for cough, cold and fever from medical stores across the state.

  10. Recently Graeme Watson passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Singer
    C)Sports
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Graeme Watson, the former Australia allrounder who was battling cancer, has died at the age of 75. Primarily a middle-order batsman and a medium-pace bowler, he played five Tests from 1967 to 1972 and two ODIs in 1972.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of CARE Ratings?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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