Current Affairs Quiz: May 30, 2020

Current Affairs 30 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which Institute name was recently changed to Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering &Technology?
    A)Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology
    B)Central Institute of Public Engineering & Technology
    C)Central Institute of Plasma Engineering & Technology
    D)Central Institute of Platelets Engineering & Technology
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) has been renamed as Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), a premier national institution under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India.The announcement was made by the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda.

  2. How much loan was granted to India to upgrade 450 kms of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra by Asian Development Bank?
    A)$180 million
    B)$300 million
    C)$200 million
    D)$177 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) granted a loan of US $ 177 loan to India to upgrade 450 kms of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra.

  3. Recently Rbi imposed a penalty of ₹ 5 cr on which bank for non-compliance with certain provisions, including those related with NPA?
    A)Central Bank of India
    B)Bank of India
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on state-owned Bank of India for non-compliance with certain provisions, including those related with NPA.

  4. Which company has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products in unserved and underserved areas through its centres across the country?
    A)Vakrangee
    B)Tech Mahindra
    C)Mphasis
    D)Simon
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vakrangee Ltd said it has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute micro insurance products in unserved and underserved areas through its centres across the country.

  5. As per CARE ratings, India’s GDP Growth Likely to be at how much percent in Jan March 2020?
    A)2.5%
    B)3.9%
    C)2.4%
    D)3.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s GDP growth is likely to be at 3.6 per cent in January-March 2020 as economic activity came to a complete halt due to the countrywide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak, says a report.

  6. According to a data,FDI in India grew by how much percent in 2019-20 year?
    A)13%
    B)11%
    C)10%
    D)14%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew by 13% to a record of $49.97 billion in the 2019-20 financial year, according to official data.

  7. As per former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao, India’s GDP Growth May Rebound to how much percent in current fiscal?
    A)5%
    B)2%
    C)6%
    D)4%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s economy, which is likely to contract by 5 per cent in the current fiscal, may expand by around 5 per cent in the next financial year, former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao said.

  8. Recently the 36th National Games was postponed.It was scheduled to be happen in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Bihar
    C)Mp
    D)Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 36th National Games, scheduled to be held in Goa, were postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  9. Recently Shehan Madushanka was suspended from all forms of Cricket.He belongs to which country?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Afghanistan
    C)India
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s cricket board suspended pace bowler Shehan Madushanka from all forms of the game, two days after he was arrested allegedly in possession of heroin.

  10. Who was made as co founder of food ordering platform Zomato?
    A)Mohit Gupta
    B)Gaurav Agarwal
    C)Ritesh Singh
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Food ordering platform Zomato has elevated Mohit Gupta, the CEO of its food delivery business by making him a co-founder.

  11. Who is set to become Kerala’s First Woman DGP?
    A)R Sreelekha
    B)Sreelakshmi Nair
    C)Laxmi Mishra
    D)Naina Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala Police will get its first woman Director General when R.Sreelekha assumes office as the new head of the Kerala Fire and Rescue Services on June 1.

  12. Who has been appointed as a member of the Olympic Channel Commission?
    A)SN Srinivasan
    B)Thomas Bach
    C)Sebastian Coe
    D)Narinder Batra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has been appointed as a member of the Olympic Channel Commission.

  13. What is the theme of this year International Day of UN Peacekeepers?
    A)Women in Peacekeeping: A Key to Peace
    B)Protecting Civilians Protecting Peace
    C)70 years of Service and Sacrifice
    D)Investing in peace around the world
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on 29 May, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

  14. When is International Day of Action for Women’s Health observed?
    A)May 31
    B)May 30
    C)May 29
    D)May 28
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Action for Women’s Health or International Women’s Health Day is celebrated on May 28 every year since 1987

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Saraswat Cooperative Bank?
    A)Kolkata
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of International Olympic Committee?
    A)Germany
    B)Thailand
    C)China
    D)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D

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