Current Affairs Quiz - May, 2020

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1. Which country is the Chair of the 5 membered BRICS bloc, for the year 2020?

[A] India
[B] Russia
[C] Brazil
[D] China

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2. The Versatile Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who recently passed away, had won National award for which movie?

[A] Lunch Box
[B] Paan Singh Tomar
[C] Life of Pi
[D] Haidar

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3. Which Indian state has introduced a scheme to levy COVID-19 cess for diesel, petrol and motor spirit?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Assam
[D] Nagaland

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4. Bombay High court recently quashed a clause of UGC regulations, which converted permanent posts to term posts. What was the original term of College Principals, as per the regulations?

[A] Three years
[B] Four years
[C] Five years
[D] Six years

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5. The United States has placed 10 countries including India on the ‘Priority Watch List’, pertaining to which issues?

[A] Currency Manipulation
[B] Intellectual Property framework
[C] Trade sanctions
[D] Nuclear warfare

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6. Which country announced to provide $3 million assistance to India, through its ‘Partnerships for Affordable Healthcare Access and Longevity (PAHAL)’ project?

[A] United Kingdom
[B] United States
[C] Germany
[D] Japan

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7. Which state was formed along with Maharashtra, as a result of the Bombay Reorganization Act, which came into effect on May 1, 1960?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Gujarat
[C] Karnataka
[D] Goa

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8. According to the recent survey conducted by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), which state recorded the highest unemployment rate in April 2020?

[A] Telangana
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Bihar
[D] Punjab

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9. Chakmas and Hajongs communities, which were seen in news recently, are present in which Indian state/UT?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Sikkim
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Chhattisgarh

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10. Who has been reappointed as the chairperson of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee?

[A] Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
[B] Mallikarjun Kharge
[C] Anurag Thakur
[D] Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

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