Current Affairs Quiz: April 9, 2020

Current Affairs 9 April 2020 Quiz

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  1. The National Highway Authority of India achieved how much kilometres of road construction in FY 19-20?
    A)3979 km
    B)3450 km
    C)4532 km
    D)5689 km
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India with a total road network of 5.5 mn Km comprises of national & state highways and urban & rural roads. National highways account for 2% of the total road network and carry over 40% of total traffic.

  2. Which famous pharmacists of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)?
    A)Cipla
    B)Swasth ke Sipahi
    C)Desh ke Veer
    D)Mylabs
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pharmacists, popularly known as “Swasth ke Sipahi”, of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are deliverying essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) of the Government of India.

  3. Which online challenge was launched by Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resource to invite ideas and innovations that can help fight against the novel coronavirus?
    A)Namastey
    B)Solve it
    C)Vishwas
    D)Samadhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resource has launched an online challenge ‘Samadhan’ to invite ideas and innovations that can help fight against the novel coronavirus that has infected over 4,700 people in India.

  4. Which ministry has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD)?
    A)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    B)Ministry of Defence
    C)Ministry of Home Affairs
    D)Ministry of Finance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Human Resource Development has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD).

  5. What is the name of the tiger that has been tested positive for COVID-19 recently?
    A)Nyla
    B)Nadia
    C)Snow
    D)Dexter
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time.

  6. How much aid was granted to India by US government, through its aid agency USAID, to fight the coronavirus pandemic?
    A)$3.0 million
    B)$1.5 million
    C)$2.5 million
    D)$2.9 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The US government, through its aid agency USAID, has announced a grant of $2.9 million to India to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic.

  7. Which Body will provide emergency credit facility of up to Rs 1 cr to SMEs?
    A)RRBs
    B)NASSCOM
    C)RBI
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) said it will provide emergency working capital of up to Rs 1 crore to small and medium enterprises against their confirmed government orders.

  8. As per ICRA,Indian economy to grow at how much percent in the current fiscal?
    A)1.6%
    B)2.0%
    C)1.9%
    D)2.3%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Icra Ratings sharply cut the country’s GDP forecast amid the COVID-19 crisis and expects the economy to grow at just 2 per cent in the current fiscal.

  9. Who has been roped in as brand ambassador of PepsiCo?
    A)Mithali Raj
    B)Harmanpreet Kaur
    C)Prithvi Shaw
    D)Shefali Verma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Beverage major PepsiCo has roped in 16-year old Indian cricketer Shafali Verma as one of its brand ambassadors for one year,

  10. Which state police created app ‘Rakhsa Sarv’ for quarantined people?
    A)Telangana
    B)Bihar
    C)Chhattisgarh
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, police in Chhattisgarh Janjgir-Champa district have created a mobile application ‘Rakhsa Sarv’ to keep a tab on those violating the home quarantine order.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Highway Authority of India?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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