Current Affairs Quiz : April 11 2020

1.

Which autonomous institute (based on Bengaluru) under the Department of Science and Technology has developed antimicrobial coating to stop spread of virus?

   A.) S.N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
   B.) Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
   C.) Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)
   D.) Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology

Answer: Option 'C'

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

2.

Which Department has launched 1st of its kind iGOTportal in DIKSHA platform of Ministry of Human Resource and Development?

   A.) Department of Social Justice and Empowerment
   B.) Department of Personnel and Training
   C.) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
   D.) Department of School Education and Literacy

Answer: Option 'B'

Department of Personnel and Training

The Centre under Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has launched 1st of its kind Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT) e- learning portal on Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA) platform of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to enhance capacity building of front-line workers to effectively manage the COVID-19 pandemic.

3.

Name the Ministry which released the revised version of Swachhata App to answer queries related to Covid-19.

   A.) Ministry of Human Resource and Development
   B.) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
   C.) Ministry of Science and Technology
   D.) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Answer: Option 'D'

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

4.

The Appointments committee of cabinet has approved the extension of service for chairman of the Mumbai based Bank Board Bureau (BBB) by 2 years. Who is the Present BBB chairman (part-time)?

   A.) Bhanu Pratap Sharma
   B.) Vedika Bhandarkar
   C.) Arundhati Bhattacharya
   D.) P Pradeep Kumar

Answer: Option 'A'

Bhanu Pratap Sharma

According to the Department of Financial Services, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the extension of tenure of all members and the current part-time chairman of the Bank Board Bureau(BBB) by 2 years, which is coming to an end on April 11,2020. Bhanu Pratap Sharma,the former Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, will continue to hold the post of part-chairman of the board.

5.

Who authored the book “Memoirs and misinformation”?

   A.) Jim Carrey
   B.) Dana Vachon
   C.) Toni Morrison
   D.) Both 1) and 2)

Answer: Option 'D'

Both 1) and 2)

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