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April 3rd Week 2020 CA English Online Test Quiz

Current Affairs English -15 April to 21 April -2020

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Question 1
Which country is the largest producer of Hydroxy Chloroquine accounting for nearly 70 percent of annual global production?
A
China
B
India
C
Japan
D
Brazil
Question 2
Which national park in India has set up the country’s first quarantine facility for animals?
A
Jim Corbett Park
B
Ranthambore National Park
C
Kaziranga National Park
D
Gir Forest National Park
Question 3
M S Mahabaleshwara has been reappointed as the MD and CEO of which bank, for three more years?
A
Punjab National Bank
B
Karnataka Bank
C
Bank of Baroda
D
City Union Bank
Question 4
The YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) web portal is an initiative of which Union Ministry of India?
A
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
B
Ministry of Human Resource Development
C
Ministry of Science and Technology
D
Ministry of Home Affairs
Question 5
Which multilateral funding agency has tripled its COVID–19 response package, initially announced for its developing member countries, to $20 billion?
A
World Bank
B
Asian Development Bank
C
World Economic Forum
D
BRICS Bank
Question 6
A new initiative titled ‘Food Bank’, has been launched in which Indian state to provide free food to the poor and needy, amidst the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic?
A
Assam
B
Kerala
C
Manipur
D
Odisha
Question 7
The Central Bank of which country has become one of the investors with more than one per cent stake in Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC)?
A
Japan
B
Singapore
C
China
D
Malaysia
Question 8
The UN’s Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has signed an agreement with which Indian non–profit organisation to empower consumers during the coronavirus pandemic?
A
CUTS International
B
Give India
C
Paani Foundation
D
Startup Village
Question 9
What was Tim Brooke–Taylor, a British personality who recently passed away?
A
Sportsperson
B
Businessperson
C
Actor
D
Politician
Question 10
Which technological company has launched a Braille keyboard called ‘TalkBack’, for assisting the visually challenged users?
A
Google
B
Apple
C
Xiaomi
D
Nokia
Question 11
What is the name of the design software system jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and National Informatics Centre?
A
SoftCAD
B
CollabCAD
C
NetCAD
D
AtalCAD
Question 12
Which Union Ministry has launched a nation–wide call centre, which aims at free movement for agricultural commodities?
A
Union Ministry of Home Affairs
B
Union Ministry of Agriculture
C
Union Ministry of Communication
D
Union Ministry of Electronics and IT
Question 13
‘Nearby Spot’ is an initiative of which technological firm, to provide information on locating local stores that sells essential things?
A
Facebook
B
Google
C
Amazon
D
Apple
Question 14
Exit from The Lockdown’ is the report released by which industry body of India?
A
CII
B
NASSCOM
C
FICCI
D
ASSOCHAM
Question 15
GMR Airports Limited received approval to build a Greenfield International airport at Bhogapuram. In which state is the place located?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Telangana
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 16
Ashok Desai, who passed away recently, was a famous personality associated with which profession?
A
Businessperson
B
Advocate
C
Sportsperson
D
Politician
Question 17
'Operation Meghdoot’ is commemorated as which day on April 13 every year, by the Indian Army?
A
Kargil Day
B
Siachen Day
C
Meghdoot Day
D
Warrior Day
Question 18
The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has announced a challenge to develop Video Conferencing solution, under which scheme?
A
Start–up India
B
Digital India
C
MUDRA
D
Smart cities scheme
Question 19
For the 1st time in the year 2020, April 14 has been observed as which day by the WHO?
A
World Chagas Day
B
World Avian Malaria Day
C
World Sleeping Sickness Day
D
World Amebiasis Day
Question 20
In the webinar series ‘DekhoApnaDesh’ launched by the Ministry of Tourism, which city was covered in the first webinar?
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Ahmedabad
Question 21
The Union Ministry of External Affairs has announced a training programme on COVID–19 for healthcare professionals of which regional group?
A
BIMSTEC
B
SAARC
C
BRICS
D
ASEAN
Question 22
The ‘COVID–19 Sample Collection Kiosk’ (COVSACK), which was seen in news recently, was developed by the laboratory of which institution?
A
Defence Research & Development Organisation
B
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
C
Bharat Electronics Limited
D
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Question 23
As of 2020, what is the maximum subscription an individual can make in Sovereign Gold Bonds, issued by the Government of India?
A
1 kg
B
2 kg
C
4 kg
D
8 kg
Question 24
Which mobile application is the fastest in the world to reach 50 million users, as per the announcement of NITI Aayog?
A
Digilocker
B
Aaykar Setu
C
Aarogya Setu
D
UMANG
Question 25
Which country has recently announced that it would stop the funding provided to the World Health Organisation (WHO)?
A
Italy
B
United States of America
C
China
D
Russia
Question 26
World Art Day is celebrated on April 15 every year, by which global organisation?
A
World Art Foundation
B
UNICEF
C
UNESCO
D
FAO
Question 27
TLTRO route, which was making news recently, is associated with which institution of India?
A
Securities and Exchange Board of India
B
National Highway Authority of India
C
Reserve Bank of India
D
Airport Authority of India
Question 28
In the year 2020, which country holds the Chairmanship of the ASEAN bloc?
A
Thailand
B
Vietnam
C
Singapore
D
Philippines
Question 29
Which country recently held parliamentary elections, amid the COVID–19 pandemic?
A
Thailand
B
Vietnam
C
South Korea
D
Laos
Question 30
‘PUSA decontamination and sanitizing tunnel’, which was inaugurated recently, has been developed by which research organisation?
A
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
B
Agharkar Research Institute
C
National Institute of Biomedical Genomics
D
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Question 31
As per the Gartner 2019 Digital Workplace Survey, which is the most digitally skilled country in the world, with the largest and skilled Gen Z workforce?
A
United Kingdom
B
India
C
China
D
United States
Question 32
The Ministry of Agriculture has set the target for production of which agricultural commodity at 298.3 million tonnes, for the 2020–21 crop year?
A
Food Grains
B
Oil seeds
C
Sugar Cane
D
Cotton
Question 33
The government has waived four months’ rent of small IT units based in the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). STPI is an autonomous society under which Ministry?
A
Ministry of Human Resource Development
B
Ministry of Science and Technology
C
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
D
Ministry of Electronics & IT
Question 34
‘Feifei’, which was recently seen in news, is the mascot released for which famous sports event?
A
Summer Olympics
B
Asian Games
C
Asian Paralympic Games
D
World Games
Question 35
Who has been named the new Ambassador for World Wide Fund India’s Environment Education programme?
A
Virat Kohli
B
M S Dhoni
C
Viswanathan Anand
D
P V Sindhu
Question 36
What is the theme of the World Haemophilia Day 2020, celebrated on April 17?
A
Leaving No one behind
B
Get + Involved
C
Know about Haemophilia
D
Work + Together
Question 37
As per the latest guidelines of the Union Home ministry on the extended lockdown, industries operating in which areas have been exempted?
A
Metropolitan areas
B
Urban areas
C
Semi–urban areas
D
Rural Areas
Question 38
In the context of guidelines amid the COVID–19 pandemic, spitting in public places has been made a punishable offence with a fine, under which act?
A
Environment protection Act, 1996
B
Disaster Management Act, 2005
C
Air (Prevention and control of pollution) act, 1987
D
Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897
Question 39
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently discovered the presence of another kind of coronavirus in which species?
A
Pigs
B
Bats
C
Cattle
D
Tigers
Question 40
A government appointed committee has recently proposed to establish ‘National Institute of Valuers’. Who is the head of the committee?
A
Shaktikanta Das
B
Manmohan Singh
C
M S Sahoo
D
Raghuram Rajan
Question 41
Abdelouahab Aissaoui, who won the prestigious ‘International Prize for Arabic Fiction’, belongs to which country?
A
Egypt
B
Sudan
C
Algeria
D
Iraq
Question 42
What is the name of the proposed retail shops to be certified by the Government, to encourage distancing and sanitation practices?
A
Janata Stores
B
Suraksha Stores
C
Bharat Stores
D
Lakshman Stores
Question 43
In the National assembly elections held amid the COVID–19 pandemic, who has been re–elected as the President of South Korea?
A
Moon Jae–in
B
Kim Jong–un
C
Kim Jae ryong
D
Nguyen Phu Trong
Question 44
The Union Home Ministry has flagged which video–conferencing software as vulnerable to cyber–crimes?
A
Skype
B
Zoom
C
Duo
D
Meet
Question 45
What is the name of the mobile application launched by the Union Agriculture Ministry, for better transportation of perishable agricultural goods during lockdown?
A
Krishi Upakar
B
Krishi Raksha
C
Kisan Rath
D
Kisan Raksha
Question 46
Which organisation granted a special refinance package of Rs.50000 Cr to the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and National Housing Bank (NHB)?
A
World Bank
B
ADB
C
Reserve Bank of India
D
AIIB
Question 47
Business confidence index is released in a quarterly survey conducted by which Indian institution?
A
NITI Aayog
B
National Council for Applied Economic Research
C
Observer Research Foundation
D
Centre for Public Policy Research
Question 48
‘Ecowrap’ is the flagship economic research report of which financial institution of India?
A
Reserve Bank of India
B
SBI
C
SEBI
D
NABARD
Question 49
India’s leading automobile manufacturer TVS Motor Company Limited has acquired which popular bike manufacturer?
A
Triumph
B
Norton
C
Jawa
D
Victory
Question 50
Abba Kyari, who recently passed away due to COVID–19, was the Chief of Staff
A
Egypt
B
Libya
C
Algeria
D
Nigeria
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