Current Affairs Quiz: May 28, 2020

Current Affairs 28 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. What will be theme of Hunar Haat which is to restart from Sep 2020?
    A)Local to Global
    B)Natural Making
    C)Global Access to Market
    D)Showcase Art Globally
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hunar Haat’ a platform for artisans and craftsmen from various parts of the country to showcase their art and craft, will restart from September 2020 with the theme of “Local to Global”.

  2. Which application has become the world’s largest contact tracing app?
    A)Vayu Setu
    B)Bhim
    C)Umang
    D)Arogya Setu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said that Aarogya Setu has become world’s largest contact tracing app reaching over 11 crore 40 lakh people in 40 days.

  3. Who inaugurated the 440 metre-long tunnel, constructed below the busy town of Chamba as part of the Chardham Connectivity Project?
    A)Ramesh Nishank
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated the 440 metre-long tunnel, constructed below the busy town of Chamba as part of the Chardham Connectivity Project.

  4. Which company has launched the voicebot “TIA” on WhatsApp?
    A)Tata Capital
    B)National Insurance Company
    C)Zaggle
    D)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private NBFC, Tata Capital has launched the voicebot “TIA” on WhatsApp.

  5. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has joined hands with which bank to offer retail financing schemes to its customers?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Sbi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has joined hands with ICICI Bank to offer retail financing schemes to its customers.

  6. Which organisation announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020) Scheme for senior citizens.?
    A)OICL
    B)NIACL
    C)NICL
    D)LIC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020) Scheme for senior citizens.

  7. Fitch projects Indian economy to contract by how much percent in FY21?
    A)6%
    B)4%
    C)3%
    D)5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, rating agency Fitch Ratings has made further cuts to its world GDP forecasts in its latest Global Economic Outlook (GEO), released.

  8. According to SBI’s research report — Ecowrap, India’s GDP growth rate to grow at how much percent in Q4 FY20?
    A)1.2%
    B)1.3%
    C)1.5%
    D)1.9%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to SBI’s research report — Ecowrap, the country’s GDP is estimated to have grown at 1.2% in the last quarter of the previous fiscal as economic activity came to a standstill in the last week of March due to the nationwide lockdown to contain spread of COVID-19.

  9. Which organisation has come up with another calling application called Catch-Up?
    A)Amazon
    B)Google
    C)Microsoft
    D)Facebook
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Facebook has come up with another calling application called Catch-Up. The idea behind the new app is to coordinate call timings with friends and family members.

  10. Which organisation has renamed its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), a next-generation space telescope set to launch in 2025, in honor of Nancy Grace Roman?
    A)SpaceX
    B)CNRX
    C)ISRO
    D)NASA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NASA has renamed its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), a next-generation space telescope set to launch in 2025, in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, the US space agency’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Fitch?
    A)NewYork
    B)NewDelhi
    C)London
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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