Current Affairs Quiz : May 07 2020

1.

Who received the 2020 Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology?

   A.) Manohar Vartak
   B.) Pramod P. Wangikar
   C.) Saurabh Lodha
   D.) Naresh Patwari

Answer: Option 'C'

Saurabh Lodha

Professor Saurabh Lodha from Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, received the Young Career Award in Nano Science & Technology for the year 2020. The award is instituted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The award recognized his contributions in the development of logic transistor technologies beyond silicon and nanoelectronic devices based on two-dimensional Van der Waals materials.

2.

Which mobile app aims to help people access prescriptions to strengthen their resistance through the ancient mode of Yoga and Ayurveda of India?

   A.) PRAGYAM
   B.) Ayush Kavach
   C.) e-AYUSHMitr
   D.) AYUSH-SARCOV

Answer: Option 'B'

Ayush Kavach

3.

What is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh?

   A.) Rose-ringed parakeet
   B.) Great hornbill
   C.) Western tragopan
   D.) House sparrow

Answer: Option 'C'

Western tragopan

Western tragopan is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh.

4.

When was the Indian Navy established?

   A.) 1612
   B.) 1653
   C.) 1714
   D.) 1678

Answer: Option 'A'

1612

5.

How many members from Rajya Sabha are there in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament?

   A.) 7
   B.) 10
   C.) 12
   D.) 15

Answer: Option 'A'

PAC has 15 members from the lower house and 7 members from Rajya Sabha. The members from Rajya Sabha to the PAC are Rajeev Chandrasekhar, C M Ramesh, Naresh Gujral, Sukhendu Sekhar Roy, and Bhupender Yadav. Two seats are kept vacant.

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