Current Affairs Quiz : April 9 2020

1.

Name the company which has acquired 100% stake in GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited.

   A.) RattanIndia Power Ltd
   B.) JSW Energy Ltd.
   C.) Indraprastha Power Generation Company Ltd
   D.) Tata Power Company Ltd

Answer: Option 'B'

JSW Energy Ltd.

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved 100% acquisition of GrandhiMallikarjuna Rao (GMR) Kamalanga Energy Limited (Ltd) by Jindal South West (JSW) Energy Ltd under section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

2.

Centre has announced that it is to deposit _______ in each Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account to provide help and support to the people amid the lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak.

   A.) Rs.750
   B.) Rs.1,000
   C.) Rs.3,000
   D.) Rs.1,500

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs.1,000

Ministry of Finance announced Rs.500 has been deposited in each Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account held by women for the month of April and Rs.500 more will be given over the month of May in equal installments.

3.

Which Organisation/Institute along with Wipro 3D to create full face shield for healthcare personnel treating coronavirus patients?

   A.) ISRO
   B.) IIT-Madras
   C.) DRDO
   D.) IIT-Hyderabad

Answer: Option 'C'

DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), an agency of the Government of India charged with the military’s research and development,has partnered with private firm Wipro 3D to create a full face shield, which is meant to be helpful for doctors and nurses who are treating patients infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

4.

Name the Public Sector Bank which has initiated 4 schemes (for SHG, FPO and farming community) to tackle impact of Covid-19.

   A.) Bank of Baroda
   B.) Bank of Maharashtra
   C.) Punjab National Bank
   D.) Oriental Bank of Commerce

Answer: Option 'A'

Bank of Baroda

To provide financial relief to the agriculture sector which is under distress due to COVID-19, the Bank of Baroda (BoB) has initiated four agro schemes for Women Self Help Groups (SHGs), Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO/FPC) and farming community. The schemes are: Additional Assurance to SHGs- COVID-19, Baroda Emergency Credit Line for Farmer Producer Organization (FPO/FPC), Baroda Special Scheme for existing Agriculture Investment Credit borrowers, Baroda Special Scheme for existing BKCC borrowers impacted by COVID-19.

5.

Name the ministry which has launched the portal to issue certificate of origin for exporters.

   A.) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
   B.) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
   C.) Ministry of Home Affairs
   D.) Ministry of Defence

Answer: Option 'A'

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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