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Current Affairs Quiz 1
1.When was the World Homeopathy Day 2020 observed?
Answer: (b) April 10th
Explanation: The World Homeopathy Day was observed on April 10, 2020. The day is observed the commemorate the day every year.
2. When was the world’s first human space flight launched?
a)April 12, 1961
b)April 13, 1959
c)April 12, 1969
d)April 11, 1960
Answer: (a) April 12, 1961
Explanation: The world’s first-ever human space flight was launched on April 12, 1961. The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed to commemorate the day every year.
3.Who was the first-ever human to journey to outer space?
Answer:(a) Yuri Gagarin
Explanation: Yuri Gagarin was the first-ever person to journey into outer space aboard his capsule Vostok 1. This was the first-ever human space flight mission. It was launched on April 12, 1961
4.Which state government launched ‘Operation Shield’ to combat COVID-19?
Answer: d) Delhi
Explanation: Delhi Government on April 9, 2020, launched ‘Operation Shield’ to combat and control the spread of COVID-19 virus in the 21 hotspot areas. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement.
5.Which state has become the second one to extend complete lockdown?
Answer: c) Punjab
Explanation: Punjab has become the second Indian state to extend the lockdown till May 1, 2020. Odisha was the first state to extend the lockdown till April 30, 2020.
6.ICMR has drafted a proposal to explore which therapy to treat critical COVID-19 cases?
Answer: (a) Plasma Therapy
Explanation: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has finalized the protocol to conduct convalescent plasma therapy for the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients on April 10, 2020.
7.The centre has deposited how much amount into the accounts of PMJDY account holders for the month of April?
Answer: b) Rs 500
Explanation: The Finance Ministry announced on April 9, 2020, that it has deposited the amount worth Rs 500 in each Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account held by women for the month of April. The Ministry will be depositing Rs 1000 more over the next two months of May and June.
8.ICMR has approved the use of TrueNat for COVID-19 screening tests. TrueNat was used to diagnose which disease?
Answer: d) Tuberculosis
Explanation: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on April 10, 2020, validated the usage of TrueNat for COVID-19 tests. The TrueNat machines are used to test drug-resistant Tuberculosis (TB).