Current Affairs Quiz : May 07 2020

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1.

Who is the Prime Minister of Portugal?

   A.) António Costa
   B.) Mário Centeno
   C.) Aníbal Cavaco Silva
   D.) José Sócrates

Answer: Option 'A'

António Costa

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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

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3.

Who launched Operation Samudra Setu?

   A.) Indian Army
   B.) Indian Air Force
   C.) Indian Navy
   D.) NITI Aayog

Answer: Option 'C'

Indian Navy

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4.

Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Navy?

   A.) President Ram Nath Kovind
   B.) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
   C.) CNS Admiral Karambir Singh
   D.) Vice President Venkiah Naidu

Answer: Option 'A'

President Ram Nath Kovind
 

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5.

Which country awarded Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal to recognize the North Korean leader's role in preserving the memory of the country?

   A.) Georgia
   B.) Russia
   C.) Kazakhstan
   D.) China

Answer: Option 'B'

Russia

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6.

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.

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7.

CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) signed an MoU with ________ for licensing of KNOWHOW for FNCAS9 Editor Linked Uniform Detection Assay (FELUDA) for rapid diagnosis of COVID-19.

   A.) Tech Mahindra
   B.) TATA Sons
   C.) IIT-Roorkee
   D.) Swasth

Answer: Option 'B'

TATA Sons

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8.

Who took charge as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament in Delhi?

   A.) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
   B.) Jagdambika Pal
   C.) Rahul Ramesh Shewale
   D.) Ram Kripal Yadav

Answer: Option 'A'

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury took charge as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament in Delhi on 6 May amid the COVID-19 lockdown. He has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Committee for the term beginning on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021.

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9.

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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10.

Which of the following State formally launched Plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 patients in the state?

   A.) Assam
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) Rajasthan
   D.) Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option 'C'

Rajasthan

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