Current Affairs Quiz: May 31, 2020

Current Affairs 31 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched a scheme Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Uttarakhand state government launched a scheme to provide loans to the migrant workers amid coronavirus pandemic. Those who are returning to the state will be eligible to apply for the loans.

  2. Which state government to launch State Health Register, a first-of-its-kind in India?
    A)Assam
    B)Karnataka
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka government said it would soon launch a project to maintain the health database of all its citizens by having a “State Health Register.”

  3. As per recent data, India GDP growth was how much percent in January March quarter ?
    A)4.0%
    B)2.5%
    C)3.2%
    D)3.1%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s economy grew 3.1 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year, official data showed, reflecting the partial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

  4. Recently who has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics’ anti-doping body for testing positive for a banned substance (Enobosarm)?
    A)Deepshikha Singh
    B)Akanksha Sharma
    C)Simran Singh
    D)Kiranjeet Kaur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics’ anti-doping body for testing positive for a banned substance (Enobosarm).

  5. Who is set to become Chairman of JP Morgan South Asia and South East Asia?
    A)Madhav Kalyan
    B)M Morpsria
    C)Murli Maiya
    D)Leo Puri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    J.P. Morgan named Leo Puri as chairman of south and southeast Asia. Puri will take on the new role, effective first quarter of 2021, while Morparia will remain with the bank to support transition.

  6. Who has been appointed as new CEO of Capgemini Group?
    A)Aiman Ezzat
    B)Paul Hermelin
    C)William Smith
    D)Mark Twain
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aiman Ezzat succeeded Paul Hermelin as French technology major Capgemini’s new CEO. Hermelin continues as Chairman of the Board.

  7. Who has been appointed as new CEO & MD of Wipro?
    A)Thomas Bach
    B)Rishad Premji
    C)Abidali Neemuchwala
    D)Thierry Delaporte
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tech consulting and business process services firm Wipro Limited has appointed Thierry Delaporte as it’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. The appointment is effective from July 6, 2020.

  8. Who has been awarded one of France’s top science prizes Christophe Merieux Prize?
    A)Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    B)Sebastian Cie
    C)Leo Cheing Wing
    D)Mohammed Muzammil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A South African HIV researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim who found that a topical gel could stop many women catching the virus has been awarded one of France’s top science prizes.

  9. Recently Ajit Jogi passed away.He was the former CM of which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Chhattisgarh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, 74, died after being hospitalised in Raipur following a heart attack.

  10. Recently Yogesh Gaur passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Lyricist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur, who penned the famous ‘Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaaye’ and ‘Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli” in “Anand”, passed away. He was 77.

  11. Recently Bejan Daruwalla passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Astrologer
    C)Virologist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla succumbed to lung infection in a hospital at Ahmedabad. He was 89.

  12. What is the theme of this year’s World Digestive Health Day?
    A)Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective
    B)Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Digestive Cancers
    C)Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux
    D)Be healthy and digestive
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every 29th May, the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF), celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) and initiates a yearlong, worldwide, public health campaign through more than 110 WGO Member SocietiesThe theme for the World Digestive Health Day 2020 campaign is “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Capgemini?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Mumbai
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Chennai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

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