Daily Current Affairs :17th April 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

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Daily Current Affairs 17th April 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. How many districts in 25 states has been clearly declared as COVID-19 hotspots by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare?

(a) 207

(b) 170

(c) 325

(d) 153

(e) 254

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. A total of 170 districts in 25 states was clearly described and showed as COVID-19 hotspots by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on 16th April.

Q.2. Which of the following organization has said that Asia is expected to see zero per cent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic?

(a) United Nations

(b) Asian Development Bank

(c) International Monetary fund

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(e) World bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Asia is expected to witness zero per cent growth in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world’s largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The IMF in a blog titled ‘Covid-19 Pandemic and the Asia-Pacific Region: Lowest Growth Since the 1960s’ further said the impact of the coronavirus on the region will be “severe and unprecedented”.

Q.3. Which of the following organization has announced to lend USD 500 million to India to help fight COVID-19 pandemic?

(a) United Nations

(b) Asian Development Bank

(c) International Monetary fund

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(e) World bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced that it is to finance $500 million projects in India to help the country improve its health care systems. With this, AIIB has doubled its funds under the COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Facility.

Q.4.Which of the following bank’s banking license has been canceled by RBI?

(a) Mapusa Urban Co-op Bank

(b) Shivalik Mercantile Co-operative Bank

(c) Surat national Co-operative bank

(d) Apna Sahakari Co-Op Bank

(e) Mehsana Urban Co-Op Bank.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has, vide order dated April 16, 2020 cancelled the licence of The Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank of Goa Ltd, Goa, to carry on banking business, with effect from the close of business on April 16, 2020. The Central Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Government of India has also been requested to issue an order for winding up the bank and appoint a liquidator for the bank.

Q.5. Who has been named the new ambassador for WWF India?

(a) PV Sindhu

(b) Aamir Khan

(c) Viswanathan Anand

(d) Akshay Kumar

(e) Sunil Chhetri

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Five-time World chess champion Viswanathan Anand is the new Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India’s Environment Education programme. Currently, the Environment Education programme impacts over five million children across 2000 schools.

Q.6. Who has taken over additional charge of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited?

(a) P K Purwar

(b) Ajit Kumar Mohanty

(c) Vineet Arora

(d) R Madhavan

(e) Ajay Mahajan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. BSNL chairman and managing director P K Purwar has taken over additional charge of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, a regulatory filing. This is the third time Purwar has been given charge of MTNL CMD in the last six years. “P K Purwar, CMD, BSNL has been entrusted the additional charge of CMD MTNL with effect from April 13, 2020 by the government of India, Department of Telecom,” MTNL said in a regulatory filing.

Q.7. The current Reverse repo rate after being reduced by 25 bps is ___________ under Liquidity adjustment facility (LAF).

(a) 3.20%

(b) 3.50%

(c) 3.75%

(d) 4.00%

(e) 4.40%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Reverse repo rate is being reduced by 25 bps from 4 per cent to 3.75 per cent under Liquidity adjustment facility (LAF): Governor Shaktikanta Das

Q.8. RBI has injected ____________ of GDP into the economy to tackle liquidity situation.

(a) 3.20%

(b) 3.50%

(c) 3.75%

(d) 4.00%

(e) 4.40%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. RBI has injected 3.2 per cent of GDP into the economy to tackle liquidity situation: Governor Shaktikanta Das

Q.9. World Voice Day is observed every year on _______________.

(a) 13 April

(b) 14 April

(c) 15 April

(d) 16 April

(e) 17 April

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. World Voice Day (WVD) is a worldwide annual event that takes place on April 16 devoted to the celebration of the phenomenon of voice. The aim is to demonstrate the enormous importance of the voice in the daily lives of all people.

Q.10. World Haemophilia Day is observed every year on _______________.

(a) 13 April

(b) 14 April

(c) 15 April

(d) 16 April

(e) 17 April

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. World Haemophilia Day is observed to raise awareness regarding the disease and other hereditary bleeding disorders. On 17 April, people across the world with various bleeding disorders come together to celebrate the “continuous advancement in treatment” and inform the public about the implications of haemophilia.

Q.11.What is the theme for World Haemophilia Day 2020?

(a) Outreach and Identification

(b) Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger

(c) Get+involved

(d) Hear their Voices

(e) Treatment for All, The Vision of All

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Theme 2020: “Get+involved”.

Q.12. What is the theme for World Voice Day 2020?

(a) Share Your Voice

(b) Focus on your voice

(c) Hear their Voices

(d) Value your voice, love your larynx

(e) Explore your Voice

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Theme 2020: FOCUS ON YOUR VOICE.

Q.13. The inaugural International Day of Mathematics was observed on ___________ 2020.

(a) March 11

(b) March 12

(c) March 13

(d) March 14

(e) March 15

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. The proclamation of March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics has been adopted by the Executive Council of UNESCO at its 205th session. It was adopted by the 40th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO in November 2019. The inaugural celebration of the IDM is on March 14, 2020.

Q.14. What is the current Statutory Liquidity Ratio(SLR)?

(a) 18.00 %

(b) 18.25 %

(c) 18.50 %

(d) 18.75 %

(e) 19.00 %

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. Statutory Liquidity Ratio(SLR): 18%

Q.15. RBI has extended the period of resolution plan for NPAs by ___________.

(a) 30 Days

(b) 45 Days

(c) 60 Days

(d) 75 Days

(e) 90 Days

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Period of resolution plan for NPAs to be extended by 90 days: Governor Shaktikanta Das

Q.16. The LCR requirement of scheduled commercial banks has been brought down from 100 per cent to ___________ with immediate effect.

(a) 90 %

(b) 80 %

(c) 70 %

(d) 60 %

(e) 50 %

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. The LCR requirement of scheduled commercial banks being brought down from 100 per cent to 80 per cent with immediate effect. This shall be restored to 90 per cent by October 2020 and 100 per cent by April 2021: Governor Shaktikanta Das

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