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Daily Current Affairs 2nd April 2020

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Q.1.Until which year COP26 climate change conference has been postponed due to coronavirus?

(a) 2021

(b) 2022

(c) 2023

(d) 2024

(e) 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. A major UN climate change conference due to take place in November has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Q.2. Before Postponing the event due to COVID-19, In which country the COP26 summit was set to be hosted in November this year?

(a) India

(b) Saudi Arabia

(c) Scotland

(d) Spain

(e) France

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. A major UN climate change conference due to take place in November has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The COP26 summit was set to be hosted by the U.K. at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, Scotland, with over 30,000 people expected to attend.

Q.3. What is the capital city of Scotland?

(a) Glasgow

(b) Cardiff

(c) Reykjavík

(d) Edinburgh

(e) Dublin

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Capital: Edinburgh

Q.4. Which FMCG company has completed its merger with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd (GSKCH) India?

(a) ITC Limited

(b) Dabur

(c) Hindustan Unilever

(d) Marico

(e) Procter & Gamble

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. FMCG major Hindustan Unilever on 2nd April announced completion of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd’s merger (GSKCH) with itself. The company has received all the necessary regulatory approvals along with the National Company Law Tribunal for the merger of GSKCH into the company, HUL said in a statement.

Q.5. The world athletics championship in Eugene, Oregon will be shifted to _________ to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics.

(a) 2021

(b) 2022

(c) 2023

(d) 2024

(e) 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The 2021 world athletics championships in Eugene, Oregon will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics said. The announcement came immediately after Olympics organizers said the 2020 Tokyo Games — postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic — will now take place on July 23-August 8, 2021

Q.6. The World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated each year on ____________.

(a) 30 March

(b) 31 March

(c) 1 April

(d) 2 April

(e) 3 April

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated each year on April 2 globally. It is celebrated with the goal of spreading awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD is a developmental disorder which leads to the impairment of communication and social interaction skills in an individual.

Q.7. Which of the following organization has offered $1 billion to the Indian government for a proposed India COVID-19 emergency response and health systems preparedness project?

(a) World bank

(b) Asian Development Bank

(c) International Monetary fund

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(e) New Development Bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The World Bank has offered $1 billion to the Indian government for a proposed India Covid-19 emergency response and health systems preparedness project. This four-year project aims to develop the preparedness of India’s health care systems in the time of the pandemic.

Q.8. Name the former Hazoori Raagi of the Golden Temple and Padma Shri awardee, who died after testing positive for coronavirus.

(a) Arjun Dev

(b) Montek Singh Ahluwalia

(c) Nemai Ghosh

(d) Satish Gujral

(e) Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Former Hazoori Raagi of the Golden Temple and Padma Shri awardee, Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa, died. He tested positive for coronavirus On 2nd April and died of a cardiac arrest. Nirmal Singh was honoured with Padma Shri in 2009.

Q.9. What is the theme of World Autism Awareness Day 2020?

(a) Empowering Women and Girls with Autism

(b) The Transition to Adulthood

(c) Assistive Technologies, Active Participation

(d) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination

(e) Inclusion and Neurodiversity

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Theme 2020- ‘The Transition to Adulthood’.

Q.10. Wimbledon organizers has cancelled the grass court Grand Slam for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc. Where is Wimbledon held?

(a) Australia

(b) France

(c) USA

(d) Spain

(e) England

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Wimbledon organizers on 2nd April scrapped the grass court Grand Slam for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar. The cancellation of the only grass court major at the All England Club leaves the season in disarray, with no tennis due to be played until mid-July. “Devastated,” tweeted eight-time champion Roger Federer.

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