Current Affairs Quiz: May 4, 2020

Current Affairs 4 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. how much amount was approved by World Bank to improve and safeguard its coastal and marine resources?
    A)$100 million
    B)$200 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$400 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Bank (WB) has approved multiannual financial support of $400 million for India to improve and safeguard its coastal and marine resources.

  2. Recently RBI cancelled the license of The CKP Co-operative Bank Ltd.It is based in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said it has cancelled the licence of city-based The CKP Co-operative Bank Ltd as its financial position is unsustainable and also not in a position to pay its depositors.

  3. Which application was launched by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to connect farmers to supply chain, transportation Management System?
    A)Kisan Sabha
    B)Kisan Dev
    C)Kisan Desh
    D)Kisan Jeevan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched Kisan Sabha App to connect farmers to supply chain and freight transportation Management System.

  4. How many Indians have been elected for the prestigious membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences?
    A)3
    B)4
    C)5
    D)6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Three Indians have been elected for the prestigious membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this year. Two of them are in the sciences: Biman Bagchi from the Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit of the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and Shobhana Narasimhan from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru. Kavita Singh, from the School of Arts and Aesthetics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, has been selected for the Humanities and Arts stream.

  5. Recently Kashmir saffron got GI tag.Which country is the largest producer of saffron?
    A)China
    B)South Korea
    C)Iran
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kashmir saffron, which is cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) of Jammu and Kashmir, has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry. The spice is grown in some regions of Kashmir, including Pulwama, Budgam, Kishtwar and Srinagar.

  6. Recently which lokpal member justice passed away at AIIMS due to coronavirus?
    A)AK Tripathi
    B)Madan Lokur
    C)Ranjan Goswami
    D)Alok Nath
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a first high-profile death due to coronavirus in the country, Lokpal member Justice AK Tripathi (retd) passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences .

  7. Recently which Odia dramatist lyricist and screenwriter passed away?
    A)Juan Oram
    B)Aviral Singh
    C)Shirali Singh
    D)Bijay Mishra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eminent Odia dramatist lyricist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra died at a hospital following a prolonged illness.He was 83.

  8. Who released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered” in New Delhi?
    A)Prahlad Singh Patel
    B)Rahul Gandhi
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of centenary year of great archaeologist Professor B. B. Lal, Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel released an e-book “Prof. B. B. Lal -India Rediscovered” in New Delhi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)NewYork
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Iran?
    A)Peso
    B)Rufiyaa
    C)Rial
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option C

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