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Daily Current Affairs 30th April 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has topped in total installed renewable energy capacity, according to a CRISIL Research report?

CRISIL रिसर्च की रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, कुल स्थापित अक्षय ऊर्जा क्षमता में किस राज्य ने टॉप किया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Karnataka’s total renewable energy installed capacity stood at 15,232 MegaWatt(MW) as on March 31, 2020 against 13,845 MW as on March 31, 2019. According to a CRISIL Research report, Karnataka retained its 1st position in terms of total installed renewable capacity in FY20 followed by Tamil Nadu(2nd) & Gujarat(3rd).

Q.2. Who has been appointed as Interim MD and CEO of PNB Housing?

पीएनबी हाउसिंग के अंतरिम एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(b) Shiv Das Meena / शिव दास मीणा

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) Romesh Sobti / रोमेश सोबती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. PNB Housing Finance on 28th April said it has appointed Neeraj Vyas as its interim Managing Director and CEO. The term of incumbent Sanjaya Gupta comes to an end on May 4. Neeraj Vyas will be in the new role for a period of eight months, effective from April 28, according to a BSE filing by the company. PNB Housing Finance said the tenure of Sanjaya Gupta as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company shall come to an end on May 4, 2020.

Q.3. Who took oath as the Vigilance Commissioner?

सतर्कता आयुक्त के रूप में किसने शपथ ली?

(a) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

(b) Shiv Das Meena / शिव दास मीणा

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) Sanjay Kothari / संजय कोठारी

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Former Andhra Bank chief Suresh N Patel will take over as the vigilance commissioner in the anti-corruption watchdog CVC on 29th April, officials said. The post of vigilance commissioner has been lying vacant for over 10 months. “Patel will be administered the oath of office by newly-appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner Sanjay Kothari,” an official said on 28th April. The Tenure of Vigilance Commissioner is of four years or till the incumbent attains the age of 65 years. Note: The Central Vigilance commission can have a Central Vigilance Commissioner and two Vigilance Commissioner.

Q.4. Which organization has given $ 346 million loan for power sector in rural Maharashtra?

किस संगठन ने ग्रामीण महाराष्ट्र में बिजली क्षेत्र के लिए 346 मिलियन डॉलर का ऋण दिया है?

(a) World Bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) European Central Bank / यूरोपीयन सेंट्रल बैंक

(c) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(d) United Nations / संयुक्त राष्ट्र

(e) International Monetary Fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 29th April announced it has approved a USD 346 million (around Rs 2,616 crore) loan to Indian government to provide reliable power connection in rural areas of Maharashtra. Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India, and about half of the state’s labour force is engaged in agriculture and related activities in the rural areas.

Q.5. India has facilitated $ 150 million foreign currency swap facility to ______________ due to COVID-19.

भारत ने COVID-19 के कारण ______________ को $ 150 मिलियन की विदेशी मुद्रा विनिमय सुविधा प्रदान की है।

(a) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(b) Maldives / मालदीव्स

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) Nepal / नेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. India has extended $ 150 million foreign currency swap support to Maldives to help reduce the impact of the virus. On behalf of India, this facility has been extended under the $ 400 million currency swap agreement between the two countries signed in July 2019. Maldives is the only country other than Bhutan to have been given this facility.

Q.6. Which of the following organization has released a new list of 169 names of tropical cyclones that are likely to emerge over north Indian Ocean?

निम्नलिखित में से किस संगठन ने उष्णकटिबंधीय चक्रवातों के 169 नामों की एक नई सूची जारी की है जिनकी उत्तर हिंद महासागर में उभरने की संभावना है?

(a) World Meteorological Organization / विश्व मौसम विज्ञान संगठन

(b) India Meteorological Department / भारत मौसम विज्ञान विभाग

(c) Global Atmosphere Watch / ग्लोबल एटमॉस्फियर वॉच

(d) National Weather Association / राष्ट्रीय मौसम संघ

(e) Royal Meteorological Society / रॉयल मौसम विज्ञान सोसायटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on 28th April released a new list with the names of 169 tropical cyclones that are likely to emerge over the north Indian Ocean, including the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. The IMD is one of the six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres (RSMCs) set up across the globe, along with five regional Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres (TCWCs) that are given the task of issuing advisories and names of tropical cyclones. IMD issues advisories regarding upcoming tropical cyclones to 13 member nations, including Bangladesh, India, Iran, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the UAE and Yemen.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations by the government?

सरकार द्वारा संयुक्त राष्ट्र में भारत के स्थायी प्रतिनिधि के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

(b) Shiv Das Meena / शिव दास मीणा

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) Romesh Sobti / रोमेश सोबती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Seasoned diplomat T S Tirumurti, currently serving as Secretary in the the Ministry of External Affairs ministry, was on 29th April appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. A 1985-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Tirumurti will succeed Syed Akbaruddin, a prominent face in Indian diplomacy who is credited with successfully presenting the country’s position at the global body on a range of key issues for last several years. Akbaruddin is due to retire shortly.

Q.8. Which cricketer has been banned from all cricket for two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट परिषद (ICC) ने किस क्रिकेटर को दो साल के लिए सभी क्रिकेट से प्रतिबंधित कर दिया है?

(a) J Arunkumar / जे अरुणकुमार

(b) Hiken Shah / हिकेन शाह

(c) Yousuf Abdulrahim al Balushi / यूसुफ अब्दुलरहीम अल बलूशी

(d) Shalabh Srivastava / शलभ श्रीवास्तव

(e) Deepak Agarwal / दीपक अग्रवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Deepak Agarwal from all cricket for two years, with six months of that suspended, after he accepted one charge of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Agarwal was charged as a participant under the Code due to the fact he was one of the team owners of the Sindhi’s franchise in the 2018 T10 Cricket League. The charge is as follows: Article 2.4.7 — obstructing or delaying an investigation, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and / or that may be evidence of or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Deepak Agarwal will be free to resume his involvement in the game on October 27, 2021.

Q.9. Which former Karnataka batsman has been named as USA national team coach?

कर्नाटक के किस पूर्व बल्लेबाज को यूएसए की राष्ट्रीय टीम का कोच बनाया गया है?

(a) J Arunkumar / जे अरुणकुमार

(b) Hiken Shah / हिकेन शाह

(c) Yousuf Abdulrahim al Balushi / यूसुफ अब्दुलरहीम अल बलूशी

(d) Shalabh Srivastava / शलभ श्रीवास्तव

(e) Deepak Agarwal / दीपक अग्रवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Former Karnataka batsman J Arun Kumar was on 28th April appointed coach of the USA cricket team and listed earning a Test status, by his own admission a “far-fetched” thought at the moment, among his long-term goals. Jak, as he is known in the cricketing circles, has worked with the Karnataka team for several years and as batting coach with IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab.

Q.10. International Guide Dog Day 2020 was celebrated on ______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय गाइड डॉग डे 2020 ______________ को मनाया गया।

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. International Guide Dog Day was celebrated on 29 April 2020. This day aims to honour the importance of a guide dog that is in the life of a person who is blind or visually impaired. The dog enables people with impaired vision to get around safely by being independent.

Q.11. Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated across India every year on ________________.

आयुष्मान भारत दिवस हर साल पूरे भारत में ________________ पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated across the country every year on the 30th of April. The day is significant to help provide and promote affordable medical facilities in the remote parts of the country. The day included a special scheme that was launched by PM Narendra Modi in the year 2018.

Q.12. International Jazz Day is celebrated every year on ________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जैज दिवस हर साल ________________ पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 April / 26 अप्रैल

(b) 27 April / 27 अप्रैल

(c) 28 April / 28 अप्रैल

(d) 29 April / 29 अप्रैल

(e) 30 April / 30 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. International Jazz Day is celebrated on 30 April. The day aims to create awareness around the world of the virtues of jazz as a force of peace, unity, dialogue, and enhanced cooperation among people, and an educational tool. International Jazz Day 2020 is the ninth year celebration of International Jazz Day.

Q.13. Rishi Kapoor has passed away recently. He was an ______________.

ऋषि कपूर का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Freedom Fighter / स्वतंत्रता सेनानी

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Footballer / फुटबॉलर

(e) Painter / चित्रकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67 in Mumbai two-year-long battle with cancer with wife Neetu Kapoor by his side on 30th April. The news was confirmed by megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter. He wrote, “Rishi Kapoor… gone… passed away. I am destroyed!”

Q.14. Chuni Goswami has passed away recently. He was a ______________.

चूनी गोस्वामी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Freedom Fighter / स्वतंत्रता सेनानी

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Footballer / फुटबॉलर

(e) Painter / चित्रकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Former India football captain Chuni Goswami, 82, passed away in Kolkata on 30th April after a prolonged illness. The captain of the 1962 Asian Games gold-medal winning team, Goswami had also represented Bengal in first-class cricket tournaments.

Q.15. Where is the Headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मंडालुयोंग, फिलीपींस

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

Q.16. International Guide Dog Day is celebrated every year on ______________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय गाइड डॉग डे हर साल ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) last Tuesday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम मंगलवार

(b) last Wednesday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम बुधवार

(c) last Thursday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम गुरूवार

(d) last Friday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम शुक्रवार

(e) last Saturday of April / अप्रैल का अंतिम शनिवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. International Guide Dog Day is celebrated on 29 April 2020. The day is celebrated every year on the last Wednesday of April. This day aims to honour the importance of a guide dog that is in the life of a person who is blind or visually impaired. The dog enables people with impaired vision to get around safely by being independent.

Q.17. Who is the present Secretary general of United Nations (UN)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र (यूएन) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. Secretary general: António Guterres

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