Current Affairs Quiz : May 01 2020

1.

Name the Country which has become world leader in International patent fillings at WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

   A.) Germany
   B.) China
   C.) United States
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'B'

China

2.

_______ Smart City launched GIS dashboard to monitor COVID-19 hot-spots.

   A.) Agra
   B.) Bengaluru
   C.) Mumbai
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'A'

Agra

3.

Name the 1st English player since 2005 to be named as Wisden’s leading male cricketer of the world 2020.

   A.) Jos Butler
   B.) Eoin Morgan
   C.) Jonny Bairstow
   D.) Ben stokes

Answer: Option 'D'

Ben stokes

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 2020 edition, named Ben Stokes of England and Ellyse Perry of Australia as the Leading male and female cricketer of the World 2020 respectively.

4.

When was the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) established?

   A.) 1947
   B.) 1968
   C.) 1954
   D.) 1976

Answer: Option 'B'

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) is a research institute for the study of Geology of the Himalaya under the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI. It was established in 1968. It is located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

5.

The 2-time Olympic finalist Donato Sabia (died in Apr 2020) was born in which country?

   A.) Russia
   B.) Spain
   C.) United Kingdom
   D.) Italy

Answer: Option 'D'

Donato Sabia, twice Olympics 800 meters finalist and the former European Indoor Champion, passed away at the age of 56 in Potenza, Italy due to Coronavirus. He was born on September 11, 1963 in Potenzo, Italy.

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