Current Affairs Quiz - May, 2020

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11. Which state government has raised the retirement age of government employees to 59 from 58?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Kerala

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12. What is the name of the application launched by the AYUSH Ministry as a part of the launch of clinical research on Ayurveda interventions?

[A] AYUSH Raksha
[B] AYUSH Sanjivani
[C] AYUSH Suraksha
[D] AYUSH Shakti

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13. United Nations Environment Programme extended the term of which Indian personality as its Goodwill ambassador?

[A] Deepika Padukone
[B] Virat Kohli
[C] Dia Mirza
[D] Vidya Balan

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14. Which chess player won the recently held $250,000 online chess tournament, considered to be the richest so far?

[A] Hikaru Nakamura
[B] Viswanathan Anand
[C] Magnus Carlsen
[D] Alireza Firouzja

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15. What is the permitted stay period of an individual in India, to be included as a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), in context of tax calculation?

[A] 60 days
[B] 90 days
[C] 120 days
[D] 150 days

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16. As per the announcement of the Finance Minister, what is the limit of government procurement, up to which global tenders will be disallowed?

[A] ₹50 Crore
[B] ₹100 Crore
[C] ₹200 Crore
[D] ₹500 Crore

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17. ‘HOPE’ – Helping Out People Everywhere, portal is an initiative of which Indian state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Punjab
[D] Kerala

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18. What is the estimated growth rate of India in 2020, as per the UN’s World Economic Situation and Prospects report?

[A] 3.2 %
[B] 2.2 %
[C] 1.2 %
[D] 0.2 %

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19. What is ‘Eventbot’, that was seen in news recently?

[A] Disinfectant Robot
[B] Cryptocurrency
[C] Malware
[D] Chatbot

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20. Gharials, that were recently released in the Ghaghara river in Uttar Pradesh, belong to which species family?

[A] Crocodile
[B] Fish
[C] Turtle
[D] Dolphin

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