Current Affairs Quiz - May, 2020

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1. 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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2. According to a recent report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), in which country the world’s highest number of people were displaced in 2019?

[A] United States
[B] India
[C] Afghanistan
[D] Iran

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3. 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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4. The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under Ministry of AYUSH organised a programme called AYURAKSHA, in collaboration with the Police Department of which state/UT?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] New Delhi
[D] Gujarat

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5. Which state becomes the first in India to provide free & cashless insurance cover to its people, amidst Covid-19?

[A] Odisha
[B] Kerala
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Rajasthan

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6. What is the name of the multimedia guide on Covid-19, that was launched by the Union Health minister?

[A] COVID Katha
[B] COVID Story
[C] COVID Picture
[D] COVID Chitra

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7. ‘India SME Services Platform’ is a digital initiative of which financial institution of India?

[A] Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
[B] National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
[C] National Housing Bank (NHB)
[D] Export and Import Bank of India (EXIM)

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8. Leading journalism and research organisation Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) launched its chatbot on which social media handle?

[A] Telegram
[B] WhatsApp
[C] Twitter
[D] Facebook

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9. Which steel company has withdrawn its membership from the apex steel industry body, Indian Steel Association (ISA)?

[A] JSW Steel
[B] Tata Steel
[C] ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel
[D] Jindal Steel and Power Ltd

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10. The 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games which has been rescheduled to 2023, was previously planned to be held in which country?

[A] Cambodia
[B] Trinidad and Tobago
[C] Guyana
[D] Jamaica

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