Current Affairs Quiz : April 2 2020


Which is the state Bird of Rajasthan?

   A.) Lesser florican
   B.) Chinkara
   C.) Great Indian bustard
   D.) Ardeotis

Answer: Option 'C'

Great Indian bustard


The virtual assistant ________, which was launched by the pioneers in Indian languages NLP and conversational AI DheeYantra, to combat the rise of fake news related to COVID-19 contagion across India and the world.

   B.) TNCOV
   C.) Aham
   D.) pseudocovid

Answer: Option 'C'



Which country recommends all the world countries to use Tan Re Qing to treat COVID-19?

   A.) Japan
   B.) N.Korea
   C.) China
   D.) Cuba

Answer: Option 'C'



Find the Indian state which has launched the app Self Declaration COVID-19.

   A.) Assam
   B.) Meghalaya
   C.) Nagaland
   D.) Sikkim

Answer: Option 'C'



Who is the Minister of Road Transport and Highways?

   A.) Nitin Gadkari
   B.) Rajnath Singh
   C.) Piyush Goyal
   D.) Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer: Option 'A'

Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician and businessman from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India.


Arjun Dev who passed away in March 2020 is _________.

   A.) Mathematician
   B.) Historian
   C.) Physician
   D.) Biologist

Answer: Option 'B'


Professor Arjun Dev, the legendary historian and educationist passed away at the age of 81 in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (UP). He was born on November 12, 1938 in Leiah, West Punjab (now in Pakistan).


Who is the Author of the book titled ‘‘Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess’’.

   A.) Satyarth Nayak
   B.) Smita Agarwal
   C.) Varsha Adalja
   D.) Samina Ali

Answer: Option 'A'

Satyarth Nayak


Formula for Ursodeoxycholic acid is ________.

   A.) C16H46O4


   C.) C30H36O7
   D.) C30H32O8

Answer: Option 'B'



Which Indian department announces the postponement of implementation of the uniform stamp duty on Capital market instruments for 3 months (till July 1, 2020)?

   A.) Department of Disinvestment
   B.) Department of Financial services
   C.) Department of Revenue
   D.) Department of Expenditure

Answer: Option 'D'

Department of Revenue


Tan Re Qing is secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder of _______.

   A.) ape
   B.) chimpanzee
   C.) civet pet
   D.) bear

Answer: Option 'D'



Tokyo Olympics is rescheduled to July 23 – August 8, 2021. Where is the HQ of International Olympics Committee (IOC) located?

   A.) Geneva
   B.) Lausanne
   C.) London
   D.) Zurich

Answer: Option 'B'



Name the person who headed the team which developed corona virus testing kit called ‘MylabPathoDetect COVID-19 Qualitative PCR kit’.

   A.) MinalDakhave Bhosale
   B.) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
   C.) Rosemary Joyce
   D.) Priyamvada Natarajan

Answer: Option 'A'

MinalDakhave Bhosale


Who has written the book named “Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years”?

   A.) Satyendra Nath Bose
   B.) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
   C.) Zakir Husain
   D.) V. K. Narayana Menon

Answer: Option 'B'

Montek Singh Ahluwalia

The Economist, civil servant & Deputy Chairman of the Indian Planning Commission, with the rank of Cabinet Minister, from July 2004 to May 2014 & Padma Vibhushan awardee(2011) Montek Singh Ahluwalia authored a book titled ‘Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years’ which captures the essence of policymaking between 1985 and 2014.


Maria Teresa who passes away due to COVID-19 is the princess of which country?

   A.) United Kingdom
   B.) China
   C.) Germany
   D.) Spain

Answer: Option 'D'



Name the coronavirus risk tracking App which was launched by Government of India (jointly by Meity&MoHFW).

   A.) Corona Free
   B.) Corona Kavach
   C.) Corona Safe
   D.) Corona Shulk

Answer: Option 'B'

Corona Kavach


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has participated in 2nd Extraordinary G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting. Which country assumes G20 presidency for 2020?

   A.) India
   B.) Saudi Arabia
   C.) China
   D.) Italy

Answer: Option 'B'

Saudi Arabia


Name the person who authored the book titled ‘The Enlightenment of The Greengage Tree’.

   A.) Marjane Satrapi
   B.) KaminMohammadi
   C.) Shokoofeh Azar
   D.) SadeghHedayat

Answer: Option 'C'

Shokoofeh Azar

Shokoofeh Azar’s The Enlightenment of The Greengage Tree was originally published in 2017 by, Limited & has been reprinted by Europa Editions in January 2020. The book has been named(among 13) in the longlist of Booker Prizes (annual) 2020 for a £50,000 (USD 98,000) prize, which is shared between the author & translator of the winning book. She becomes the 1st Iranian author to be named in the Prize. She has authored essays, articles, & children’s books.


The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced an extension on the validity of documents like driving licenses, permits, and registration till _________.

   A.) 30 May
   B.) 15 April
   C.) 1 May
   D.) 30 June

Answer: Option 'D'

30 June

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