Current Affairs Quiz: May 3, 2020

Current Affairs 3 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently Railways announced how many shramik trains to ferry stranded migrant workers, students?
    A)6
    B)5
    C)4
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The railways said it will run “Shramik Special” trains from “Labour Day” on May 1 to move migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places due to the nationwide lockdown that came into force from March 25.

  2. Which country replaced India in latest ICC Test Rankings?
    A)England
    B)South Africa
    C)Australia
    D)NewZealand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India lost the top spot in the ICC Test rankings to Australia dropping to third after their stupendous 2016-17 record was eliminated from the annual update as per rules.

  3. Who has assumed charge as director operations at NTPC?
    A)Aviral Chaturvedi
    B)Ridesh Shaw
    C)M Singh
    D)Ramesh Babu V
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned power giant NTPC announced that Ramesh Babu V has assumed charge as director operations at NTPC, effective May 1.

  4. Recently Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice got GI tag.It is cultivated in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chak-Hao, the scented glutinous rice popularly known as Black Rice cultivated in Manipur, has got GI (Geographical Indications).

  5. Who became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone?
    A)Sania Mirza
    B)PV Sindhu
    C)Abhinav Bindra
    D)Leander Paes
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza became the first Indian to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Award from the Asia/Oceania zone along with Indonesia’s Priska Medelyn Nugrorho.

  6. Who earned the honour of naming the Nasa’s first Mars helicopter?
    A)Aayushi Tripathi
    B)Ira Shukla
    C)Sreelaxmi Nair
    D)Vaneeza Rupani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nasa’s first Mars helicopter has a name now and the credit goes to 17-year-old Indian-origin girl Vaneeza Rupani.

  7. Recently Denis Goldberg passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)activist
    B)Politics
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Denis Goldberg, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner who worked closely with Nelson Mandela, has died aged 87.

  8. Recently Ronald Vivian Smith passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Singer
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent author and columnist Ronald Vivian Smith, who is best known for his writings on Delhi, breathed his last at a hospital. He was 81

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Australia?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

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