Daily Current Affairs : 7th April 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

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Daily Current Affairs 7th April 2020

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Q.1. Which state has finished on top with the coverage of 2,06,853.25 ha at the all-India level for micro-irrigation coverage under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) for 2019-20?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Karnataka

(c) Gujarat

(d) Uttar Pradesh

(e) Punjab

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Tamil Nadu financial year 2019-20, the State finished on top it coverage of 2,06,853.25 ha at the all-India level for micro-irrigation coverage. This has been achieved as part of implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), a programme aimed at promoting the “more crop per drop” concept by focusing on water-saving technologies. The state is followed by Karnataka and Gujarat with 1,41,103.56 Ha and 1,08,322.00 Ha of coverage respectively.

Q.2. Which country’s Former Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has died from coronavirus?

(a) Syria

(b) Turkey

(c) Algeria

(d) Egypt

(e) Libya

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Mahmoud Jibril, the former head of the Libyan rebel government that overthrew longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, has died from the coronavirus. Jibril, 68, died on 5th April in Cairo where he had been hospitalized for two weeks.

Q.3. World Health Day is celebrated every year on __________.

(a) April 4

(b) April 5

(c) April 6

(d) April 7

(e) April 8

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year. It is an initiative taken by the World Health Organization to raise awareness about overall health and well-being of people across the world.

Q.4. What is the theme for World Health Day 2020?

(a) Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere

(b) Depression: Let’s Talk

(c) Support nurses and midwives

(d) Food Safety

(e) Beat Diabetes

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Theme 2020: Support nurses and midwives.

Q.5. When was World Health Organization (WHO) formed?

(a) April 4, 1948

(b) April 5, 1948

(c) April 6, 1948

(d) April 7, 1948

(e) April 8, 1948

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Formation: 7 April 1948. The World Health Day is held to mark WHO’s founding.

Q.6. Veteran Music composer M.K. Arjunan has passed away. From where he belonged to?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Kerala

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Karnataka

(e) Odisha

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Veteran Malayalam music composer MK Arjunan passes away. Entertainment News, Nation, (Kochi), Veteran music director in the Malayalam film industry, MK Arjunan, fondly called Arjunan Master, has passed away at his residence in Palluruthy, Kochi. He was 84.

Q.7. Which of the following country has been banned from participating in weightlifting events in 2020 Tokyo Olympics by International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)?

(a) Thailand

(b) Malaysia

(c) Hong Kong

(d) Both a & b

(e) Both b & c

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) and the Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MFW) have also been suspended as members of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for three years and one year, respectively. In its decision, the panel said the ban on Thai and Malaysian weightlifters from Tokyo 2020 would apply whenever the Games take place after the event was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Q.8. How much amount has been raised by the PNB Housing Finance who signed an agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to finance mortgage loans in affordable housing segment?

(a) $25 million

(b) $50 million

(c) $75 million

(d) $100 million

(e) $125 million

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. PNB Housing Finance has signed an agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to raise 75 million dollars (about ₹568 crore) with co-financing of 25 million dollars (about ₹190 crore) by Citibank to finance mortgage loans in the affordable housing segment. This will provide affordable housing to low-income households in India based on the Facility for Accelerating Financial Inclusion in Asia.

Q.9. Name the anti-malarial drug which has been requested from India by 30 countries to fight COVID-19.

(a) Ritonavir

(b) Lopinavir

(c) Hydroxychloroquine

(d) Amoxicillin

(e) Hydrocodone

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. India has got requests from 30 countries for hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug to fight COVID-19. Several world leaders have personally raised the request with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the recent conversation they had with him. From the US to Latin America to Europe, the request has come from several places which shows India’s importance in the global pharma sector.

Q.10. What is the capital of Libya?

(a) Damascus

(b) Tripoli

(c) Ankara

(d) Tehran

(e) Beirut

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Capital: Tripoli

Q.11. What is the currency of Libya?

(a) Pound

(b) Lira

(c) Rial

(d) Eco

(e) Dinar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Currency: Libyan dinar.

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