Here is the Current affairs quiz May 24th 2020 for RBI/NABARD in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. Who has developed two mobile indoor disinfection sprayer units to combat COVID-19?
- CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapu
- CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (CSIR-AMPRI), Bhopal
- CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CSIR-CBRI), Roorkee
- CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology(CSIR-CCMB), Hyderabad
Scientists at CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur, have developed two mobile indoor disinfection sprayer units to combat COVID-19. These units Called Battery Powered Disinfectant Sprayer and Pneumatically Operated Mobile Indoor Disinfection, can be used for cleaning and disinfecting pathogenic micro-organism effectively, especially in hospitals
Q2. Which state has launched an accelerator programme for cyber security start-ups named as H.A.C.K?
- Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka’s centre of excellence in cyber security (CySecK) has launched anaccelerator programme for cyber security start-ups. Branded as H.A.C.K, it is the State’s first cybersecurity-specific accelerator
Q3. Who is the chairman of ICC committee which recommended to ban saliva for shining the ball?
- Ricky Pointing
- Anil Kumble
- Steve Waugh
- Kumara Sangakara
The ICC Cricket Committee headed by Anil Kumble banned saliva use to shine the ball.
Q4. Which becomes world’s first major sports competition to resume post COVID-19 lockdown?
- ICC T20 World Cup
- Davis Cup
Germany’s Bundesliga has become the world’s first major sports competition to resume its season post nationwide lockdown imposed to contain coronavirus pandemic
Q5. Who has developed a new Artificial Intelligence-powered mobile app called the ‘National Test Abhyas’?
- National Testing Agency (NTA)
Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has launched a new Artificial Intelligence-powered mobile app called the ‘National Test Abhyas’ for mock tests for JEE Main, NEET 2020. NTA has developed the AI-powered app to allow the aspiring candidates to take mock tests for upcoming exams under the purview NTA.
Q6. India has given _____ in aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees in support of its core programmes
- $2 million
- $3 million
- $4 million
- $5 million
India has given USD 2 million in aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees in support of its core programmes and services, including education and health, amidst the coronavirus crisis.
Q7. Who will be initiating an independent review into its handling of the coronavirus pandemic?
- United Nations
The World Health Organisation will be initiating an independent review into its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Q8. Thomas Thabane has resigned. He was Prime Minister of which country?
Lesotho’s beleaguered prime minister, Thomas Thabane, has resigned, ending a months-long crisis that engulfed the poor mountain kingdom
Q9. Which country has announced USD 2 billion support to WHO over two years to fight the coronavirus pandemic?
China will provide USD 2 billion over two years to fight the coronavirus pandemic rallying around the World Health Organization and its efforts even as the Trump administration has slashed funding for the UN health agency.
Q10. Who has been honoured with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award?
- Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar
- Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar
- Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh
- Vice Admiral MS Pawar
Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar, the National Hydrographer to the government of India, has been honoured with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian hydrography and across the wider Indian Ocean region
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