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Daily Current Affairs 8th April 2020

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Q.1. Pharmacists, popularly known as ________________ of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra, are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).

(a) Swasth ke Sipahi

(b) Swaasthya Karmchaari

(c) Swaasthya ke Sipahi

(d) Suraksha Karmchaari

(e) Swachchta ke Sipahi

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Swasth ke Sipahi, the pharmacists of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra, are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) of the Government of India.

Q.2. Name the online challenge which is launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to invite ideas to fight COVID-19.

(a) Sanjeevani

(b) Raahat

(c) Suraksha

(d) Aamantran

(e) Samadhan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resource has launched an online challenge ‘Samadhan’ to invite ideas and innovations that can help fight against the novel coronavirus. The challenge is open for student innovators, researchers, educators and startups to participate. The last date for applications is April 14.

Q.3. Name the CEO of Twitter who has pledged $1 billion of his wealth for fight against coronavirus.

(a) Noah Glass

(b) Biz Stone

(c) Evan Williams

(d) Jack Dorsey

(e) Omid Kordestani

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on 7th April pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc., the payments processor that he co-founded and heads, to help fund relief efforts related to the coronavirus pandemic. Dorsey, whose net worth is estimated at $3.3 billion by Forbes, also said that he was pledging his stake in Square instead of Twitter because he owns a bigger portion of the payments processor. He also said that he would pace the sale of the pledged shares over time.

Q.4. Which of the following organization has partnered with UNICEF to support India’s fight against COVID-19?

(a) Dabur

(b) ITC Limited

(c) Hindustan Unilever

(d) Patanjali Ayurved

(e) GlaxoSmithKline

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Hindustan Unilever on 8th April said it has collaborated with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for a mass communication campaign to inform and empower the general public against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q.5. Goldman Sachs has projected that India’s GDP may plummet to multi-decade low of ______________in FY21.

(a) 1.0%

(b) 1.6%

(c) 2.0%

(d) 2.3%

(e) 2.5%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Economic growth is likely to plummet to a multi-decade low of 1.6 per cent in fiscal year 2020-21 due to COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing measures like lockdowns and social distancing.

Q.6. Veteran actor Sasi Kalinga has passed away. From where he belonged to?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Karnataka

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Kerala

(e) Odisha

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Veteran Malayalam actor Sasi Kalinga, who has acted in more than 250 films, passed away on April 7. The actor was admitted to a private hospital in his hometown, Kozhikode, where he breathed his last.

Q.7. Where is the Headquarters of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)?

(a) Paris, France

(b) Geneva, Switzerland

(c) Manila, Philippines

(d) London, United Kingdom

(e) New York City, United States

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Headquarters: New York City, US

Q.8. Who is the Executive Director (head) of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)?

(a) Audrey Azoulay

(b) Tedros Adhanom

(c) Henrietta H Fore

(d) Rafael Grossi

(e) Achim Steiner

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund: Henrietta H. Fore

Q.9. When was the microblogging website twitter launched?

(a) 2003

(b) 2004

(c) 2006

(d) 2008

(e) 2010

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Launched: July 15, 2006

Q.10. Which of the following minister is responsible for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)?

(a) Prakash Javadekar

(b) Ramesh Pokhriyal

(c) Piyush Goyal

(d) Ram Vilas Paswan

(e) Ravi Shankar Prasad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Minister responsible: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’

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