Current Affairs Quiz: May 5, 2020

Current Affairs 5 May 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which became the first state in India to provide free & cashless insurance cover to its people?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope announced that all citizens will be covered under the state government’s health scheme, and Maharashtra will be the first state to provide free and cashless insurance protection to its people.

  2. Which bank released a song #HumHaarNahiMaanenge to keep up hopes up amidst the ongoing national lockdown and coronavirus pandemic?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)Yes Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    To keep up hopes up amidst the ongoing national lockdown and coronavirus pandemic, HDFC Bank released a collaborative song titled #HumHaarNahiMaanenge (We will not lose).

  3. As per ICRA,India’s GDP might contract by as much as how much percent in June quarter?
    A)18%
    B)15%
    C)12%
    D)20%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    After the government announced graded relaxations in the lockdown, domestic rating agency Icra estimated that the country’s GDP might contract by as much as 20 per cent in the June quarter and is expected to overcome some lost ground in the remainder of the year but still close 2020-21 down by up to 2 per cent.

  4. Recently Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has announced to launch which national e-commerce marketplace for all retail traders?
    A)Bharatmarket
    B)Desh ka Market
    C)India Market
    D)Hindustan Setu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has announced to launch a national e-commerce marketplace ‘bharatmarket’ soon for all retail traders in collaboration with several technology partners.

  5. Recently Peter Ebdon announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Football
    C)Cricket
    D)Snooker
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former World Snooker Champion Peter Ebdon has retired from the sport as the result of an ongoing neck injury. Ebdon reached the summit of the game when he dispatched seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry at the Crucible.

  6. Recently Ramesh Datta passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Delhi Congress leader Ramesh Datta died at a hospital.

  7. Recently KS Nissar Ahmed passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted Kannada poet and Padma Shri awardee, K S Nissar Ahmed died at the age of 84.

  8. What is the theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day 2020?
    A)Journalism without Fear or Favour
    B)Media for democracy
    C)Keeping Power in Check
    D)Critical Minds for Critical Times
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year since 1993, May 3 has been World Press Freedom Day, as recognized by the United Nations to spread awareness about the importance of Freedom of Press in functioning, information providing, its significance and to awaken the government of its duty to uphold and respect the right to freedom of expression.The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2020 is “Journalism without Fear or Favour”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ICRA Limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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

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