Current Affairs Quiz: April 6 and April 7, 2020

Current Affairs 6 April and 7 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. The annual three-day-long Vasanthotsavam festival begin in which state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Karnataka
    C)Telangana
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The annual three-day-long Vasanthotsavam festival of Lord Balaji began in Tirumala without devotees due to the coronavirus lockdown.

  2. In which state, V Safe Tunnel, a disinfectant tunnel was installed to Sanitize People in 20 Seconds?
    A)Bihar
    B)Assam
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    V Safe Tunnel, a disinfectant tunnel was installed at the office of Director General of Police by S3V Vascular Technologies Private Limited. DGP M. Mahendar Reddy inspected the first-of-its-kind tunnel to be installed in State.

  3. Fitch predicted global growth contraction by how much percent in 2020?
    A)1.3%
    B)1.8%
    C)1.5%
    D)1.9%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings projected that the global economy will fall into a deep recession in 2020 due to the massive disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, with growth print contracting by 1.9 per cent, pulled down by larger contraction in the US and the Euro zone.

  4. Recently the 2021 World games were postponed to 2022.It was scheduled to held in which city?
    A)Birmingham
    B)Bangkok
    C)Tokyo
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 2021 World Games have been pushed back by a year to avoid clashing with the Tokyo Olympics which were rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  5. Who will be awarded by PETA with a Hero to Animals Award for Allocating Funds to Feeding Community Animals During the Lockdown?
    A)Ashok Gehlot
    B)Yogi Adityanath
    C)Uddhav Thackeray
    D)Naveen Patnaik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PETA India will present Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik with a Hero to Animals Award for his compassionate act of allocating Rs 54 lakhs from a relief fund to efforts to feed community animals in five municipal corporations and all 48 municipalities of Odisha during the COVID-19 lockdown.

  6. Recently Bill Withers passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bill Withers, the legendary performer who defined 1970s soul with timeless hits like ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ and ‘Lean on Me’ has died. He was 81 years old.

  7. Recently veteran actor, activist, and mother of Kiefer Sutherland passed away.Name her?
    A)Demi Lovato
    B)Mariah Carey
    C)Shirley Doughlas
    D)Emma Wilson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shirley Douglas, veteran actor, activist, and mother of Kiefer Sutherland passed away due to pneumonia linked complications. She was 86.

  8. Recently MK Arjunan passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Virologist
    C)Sports
    D)Music Composer
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran music composer MK Arjunan, popularly known as Arjunan Master, passed away at his home in Palluruthy, Kochi. He was 84.

  9. Recently which country former PM Mahmoud Jibril passed away due to Covid 19?
    A)Libya
    B)Ukraine
    C)UK
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Libya’s former Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril died from complications related to coronavirus. He was 73-year-old.

  10. Which Indian Institute has developed a low-cost portable ventilator in association with AIIMS-Rishikesh, which can be manufactured for just ₹25,000?
    A)IIM Ahmedabad
    B)IISc Bengaluru
    C)IIT Kanpur
    D)IIT Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amid the growing demand for hospital ventilators due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IIT-Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator in association with AIIMS-Rishikesh, which can be manufactured for just ₹25,000.

  11. Recently Union HRD Minister launched MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal developed by AICTE in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In view of the outbreak of COVID19 and National lockdown since March 25th, some students have been facing difficulties due to closure of colleges and hostels. Hence in order to provide help and support to such students, AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) has come out with a unique MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline Portalcto address the issues.

  12. Which state government recently launched the ‘COVID-Locator’ app, a GPS based location tracker that will help the government in tracking those who have been home quarantined?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Maharashtra
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Goa Government on Sunday launched the ‘COVID-Locator’ app, a GPS based location tracker that will help the government in tracking those who have been home quarantined.

  13. When is International Day of Conscience (IDC) observed?
    A)April 3
    B)April 5
    C)April 6
    D)April 4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first International Day of Conscience (IDC)Was observed on April 5, 2020 to Promte the Culture of Peace with Love and Conscience.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Libya?
    A)Derna
    B)Sirte
    C)Tripoli
    D)Misrata
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of PETA?
    A)India
    B)France
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option D

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