Current Affairs Quiz - May, 2020

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1. T. S. Tirumurti, who was seen in news recently, has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to which global organisation?

[A] World Health Organisation
[B] United Nations
[C] Food and Agricultural Organisation
[D] International Labour Organisation

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2. According to the Open Budget Survey conducted by the International Budget Partnership (IBP), what is the rank of India, in terms of budget transparency and accountability?

[A] 53
[B] 68
[C] 82
[D] 102

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3. What is the name of the programme on health and risk communication focussing on Covid-19, launched by National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC)?

[A] YATRA
[B] YASH
[C] YAGNA
[D] VARUN

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4. What is the name of the famous author and historian known for chronicling Delhi, who passed away recently?

[A] Augustine Mahiga
[B] Ronald Vivian Smith
[C] Chuni Goswami
[D] Kundanika Kapadia

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5. Which is the first state to bring its migrant labourers, after lock-down, through the Special Shramik Trains run by Ministry of Railways?

[A] Jharkhand
[B] Kerala
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan

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6. As per the recent statement of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the ozone hole over which region has depleted significantly?

[A] Pacific region
[B] Arctic region
[C] Antarctic region
[D] Atlantic region

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7. A national e-commerce marketplace ‘Bharatmarket’, is to be launched by which confederation of India?

[A] Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
[B] Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)
[C] Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
[D] National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)

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8. Who represented India in the Extraordinary Virtual G20 Digital Economy Ministers meeting held amid the Covid-19 pandemic?

[A] Piyush Goyal
[B] Nirmala Sitharaman
[C] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[D] Prakash Javadekar

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9. Which Union Ministry organised an IDEAthon on ‘The future of River Management’, to discuss the strategies to river management?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
[C] Ministry of Tribal Affairs
[D] Ministry of Jal Shakti

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10. ‘Nigah’ is a new initiative of which state government, that aims to impart awareness among the family members of people coming from other states?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Odisha

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