Current Affairs Quiz: April 30, 2020

Current Affairs 30 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched unique initiative ‘Umbare Aanganwadi’ to help children during lockdown?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Gujarat, Women and Child Development Ministry(WCD) has taken a unique initiative called Umbare Aanganwadi, i.e doorstep Aanganwadi to reach out to children during the lockdown.

  2. How much loan was approved by Asian Development Bank (ADB) to India to fight against coronavirus pandemic?
    A)$2.4 billion
    B)$2.0 billion
    C)$1.0 billion
    D)$1.5 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it has approved $1.5 billion loan to India to help fund its fight against coronavirus pandemic.

  3. according to the report ‘APEC in the Epicentre of COVID-19’, APEC region is expected to post how much percent contraction in 2020 due to Covid 19?
    A)2.7%
    B)2.5%
    C)2.3%
    D)2.9%%%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The APEC region is expected to post a 2.7 percent economic contraction in 2020 due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, the most significant fall since the near-zero growth rate logged in 2009 during the global financial crisis, according to the report ‘APEC in the Epicentre of COVID-19’.

  4. Recently which country loosed the hosting rights of men’s World Boxing Championships 2021?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)SriLanka
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India lost the hosting rights of the 2021 men’s world boxing championship to Serbia after the national federation failed to pay the host fee, prompting the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to terminate the agreement signed in 2017.

  5. Who has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)?
    A)Vikas Chaturvedi
    B)Arvind Singh
    C)Ramesh Singh
    D)Shiv Das Meena
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, additional secretary, Shiv Das Meena has been appointed as chairman and managing director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) for a period of six months with immediate effect.

  6. The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked Biocon chairman as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.Name him/her?
    A)Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Ramesh Agarwal
    D)Shahnsk Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Biocon Ltd announced that The Medicine Maker Power List 2020 has ranked its Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in the field of biopharmaceuticals.

  7. Recently Irffan Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Poltics
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Padma Shri awardee actor and one of the finest talents in Bollywood Irrfan Khan passed away. He was 54.

  8. What is the theme of this year’s World Veterinary Day 2020?
    A)Environmental protection for improving animal and human health
    B)Value of Vaccination
    C)Human Health and Precaution
    D)Role of Veterinary Profession in Sustainability Development
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Veterinary Day is observed on the last Saturday of April in order to acknowledge the work done by veterinarians across the globe.The 2020 World Veterinary Day held on 25th April 2020. The theme for the event this year is “Environmental protection for improving animal and human health”

  9. What is the theme of this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work?
    A)Vulnerability of young workers
    B)Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives
    C)Save Lives and Stat Healthy
    D)Opitimize the use and collection of OSH data
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Day for Safety and Health at Work takes place on April 28. The main objective is to focus international attention on the magnitude of the problem and to promote healthy work culture so that several work-related deaths and injuries can be reduced.The theme for World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 is “Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A)Thailand
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)Philippines
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of World Boxing Federation?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Carolina
    C)Bayamon
    D)SAN Juan
    View Answer
    Option D

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