Current Affairs Quiz: April 28, 2020

Current Affairs 28 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently the Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau and Ravanachhaya — the three popular cultural practices from which state were included in Intangible Cultural Heritage list?
    A)Assam
    B)Maharashtra
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau and Ravanachhaya — the three popular cultural practices from Odisha have been included in the recently-published Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) list by the Union Ministry of Culture.

  2. Recently government declared banking industry as public utility service till which date?
    A)December 31
    B)August 9
    C)October 21
    D)October 1
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has declared banking industry as a public utility service for six months till October 21 under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act.

  3. Which Company announced completing the acquisition of 100 percent equity shares of L&T Capital Markets (LTCM) for Rs 230 crore?
    A)HDFC Life
    B)IDBI
    C)Reliance
    D)IIFL Wealth Management
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IIFL Wealth Management announced completing the acquisition of 100 percent equity shares of L&T Capital Markets (LTCM) for Rs 230 crore.

  4. Recently Olympic medallist Mathias Boe announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Hockey
    C)Cricket
    D)badminton
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Denmark’s ace doubles exponent Mathias Boe, a silver medallist at the 2012 London Olympics and 2013 World Championships, called time on his illustrious career.

  5. Recently Sana Mir announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Hockey
    C)Badminton
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir has announced her retirement, bringing to an end a 15-year career that saw her play 226 internationals, including 137 as captain from 2009 to 2017. She had announced a break from international cricket in November last year to recalibrate her future objectives and targets.

  6. Who was given the additional charge of the I&B Ministry?
    A)Amit Khare
    B)Tarun Ravi
    C)Arvind Mittal
    D)Taruna Gupta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Health Secretary Preeti Sudan was given a three-month extension to maintain continuity in the government’s coronavirus fight, while Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare was given additional charge of the I&B Ministry.

  7. Recently State-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) has developed which search engine for COVID-19 research?
    A)Vilokana
    B)Setu
    C)Virom
    D)Find Out
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) has developed an AI Semantic search engine to enable researchers to get deeper insights into scientific studies, especially when they need to find an early solution to the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a large set of complex scientific information.

  8. Which country named its first Mars exploration mission to be launched later this year as Tianwen-1?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    China named its first Mars exploration mission to be launched later this year as Tianwen-1 as it celebrated Space Day to mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the country’s first satellite Dong Fang Hong-1 in 1970.

  9. which state hospitals deployed “KARMI-Bot” robot to serve COVID-19 patients?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Assam
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A government hospital in Ernakulam has deployed a robot to serve food and medicines to coronavirus patients with an aim to reduce risk of infections for doctors and health workers. Malayalam star Mohanlal’s Viswasanthi Foundation donated the autonomous robot to the COVID-19 ward of the Ernakulam government medical college hospital.

  10. Recently which famous ex NASA administrator passed away?
    A)John Bridistine
    B)Christopher William
    C)Ben Kristina
    D)James M Beggs
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former NASA administrator James M. Beggs, who led the agency during the early years of the space shuttle program and resigned after the Challenger disaster killed seven astronauts in 1986, died at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. He was 94.

  11. Which day is observed as International Delegate’s Day 2020?
    A)April 25
    B)April 26
    C)April 28
    D)April 24
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    First, 25 April 2020 is the first time that International Delegate’s Day is observed. Second, the 2020 observance also marks the milestone seventy-fifth anniversary of the San Francisco Conference, an event that laid the foundations of the United Nations.

  12. What is the theme of this year World Intellectual Property Day?
    A)Digital Creativity-Culture Reimagined
    B)Reach for Gold-IP and Sports
    C)Powering Change-Women Innovation
    D)Innovate for a green future
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.The theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2020 is “Innovate for a Green Future“.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. where is the HQ of World Intellectual Property Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Bangkok
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of L&T?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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