Top Current Affairs Quiz: 29 March 2020

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Q.1
Who is the governor of Nagaland?

A.R.N. Ravi
B.Neiphiu Rio
C.Yanthungo Patton
D.Ashwani Kumar
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Ravindra Narayana Ravi is an Indian politician from Bihar currently serving as the Governor of Nagaland.
Q.2
Who is the MD of IMF?

A.Jim Yong Kim
B.David Malpass
C.Kristalina Georgieva
D.Robert Zoellick
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova is a Bulgarian economist serving as Chairwoman and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 2019. She was the Chief Executive of the World Bank Group from 2017 to 2019 and served as Acting President of the World Bank Group from 1 February 2019 to 8 April 2019 following the resignation of Jim Yong Kim.
Q.3
Which is the State Bird of Nagaland?

A.Mrs. Hume's pheasant
B.Blyth's tragopan
C.Sclater's monal
D.Siamese fireback
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Blyth's tragopan is the State Bird of Nagaland. Blyth's tragopan, a vulnerable species of galliform, is the state bird of Nagaland. It is sighted in Mount Japfü and Dzüko Valley of Kohima district, Satoi range in Zunheboto district and Pfütsero in Phek district.
Q.4
How many member countries are there under the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

A.88
B.123
C.142
D.189
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of 189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world while periodically depending on the World Bank for its resources.
Q.5
What is the state flower of Nagaland?

A.Flame lily
B.Shatavari
C.Rhododendron
D.Renanthera imschootiana
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Rhododendron is Nagaland's state flower. Nagaland is home to 396 species of orchids, belonging to 92 genera of which 54 having horticultural and medicinal economic importance.
Q.6
When was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) established?

A.1945
B.1950
C.1955
D.1960
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Monetary Fund (IMF) was established on 27 December 1945. It aims to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world while periodically depending on the World Bank for its resources.
Q.7
When was the Nagaland state formed?

A.1963
B.1968
C.1972
D.1975
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Nagaland became the 16th state of India on 1 December 1963. The state has experienced insurgency, as well as an inter-ethnic conflict, since the 1950s. The violence and insecurity have limited Nagaland's economic development.
Q.8
Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package scheme, GoI is to provide insurance, to a person who meets with an accident, that covers ________ for 90 days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers.

A.Rs.20 lakhs
B.Rs.25 lakhs
C.Rs.40 lakhs
D.Rs.50 lakhs
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Central Government approved the launch of insurance schemes for health workers, who are fighting the COVID-19 outbreak, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package. Under the scheme, GoI is to provide insurance, to a person who meets with an accident, that covers Rs.50 lakhs for 90 days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers including community health workers who are under the contact and care of COVID-19 patients.
Q.9
Who launched the Prime Ministers' Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund?

A.President Ram Nath Kovind
B.Prime Minister Narendra Modi
C.Home Minister Amit Shah
D.Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Prime Ministers' Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund on 28 March to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister will be the Chairman of the trust and its Members include Defence Minister, Home Minister and Finance Minister.
Q.10
Which is the capital of China?

A.Hong Kong
B.Shenzhen
C.Wuhan
D.Beijing
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Beijing, which means "Northern Capital", is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most heavily populated cities in the world.
Q.11
Who is the Chief Minister of Nagaland?

A.Neiphiu Rio
B.Yanthungo Patton
C.R. N. Ravi
D.Shurhozelie Liezietsu
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Neiphiu Rio is an Indian politician who is the current Chief Minister of Nagaland. Rio has also served as Chief Minister for three separate terms, making him the only Nagaland Chief Minister to have served three consecutive terms.
Q.12
Which company launched a new dedicated app and website for users across the US to provide accurate and credible information to users about the COVID-19 pandemic?

A.IBM
B.Microsoft
C.Apple
D.Oneplus
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Tech giant Apple has released a new dedicated app and website for users across the US. The app provides accurate and credible information to users about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q.13
Which state launched the Self Declaration COVID-19 (the State's Name) App?

A.Sikkim
B.Assam
C.Mizoram
D.Nagaland
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio launched the Self Declaration COVID-19 Nagaland App at Kohima on 28 March.
Q.14
Which country tested the convalescent plasma methodology treatment for COVID-19?

A.US
B.Russia
C.India
D.China
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
A study suggested that the convalescent plasma could be a possible treatment methodology. Convalescent plasma refers to the plasma extracted from those who are recovering from coronavirus (COVID-19). The study was conducted at the infectious disease department, Shenzhen Third People’s Hospital in Shenzhen, China.
Q.15
Who is the Chairman of the Prime Ministers' Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund?

A.President Ram Nath Kovind
B.Prime Minister Narendra Modi
C.Home Minister Amit Shah
D.Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Prime Ministers' Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund on 28 March to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister will be the Chairman of the trust and its Members include Defence Minister, Home Minister and Finance Minister.
Q.16
Plasma makes up to about ________ of blood in a human body.

A.20%
B.55%
C.68%
D.70%
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Plasma makes up about 55% of total blood volume and is composed of mostly water (90% by volume) plus dissolved proteins, glucose, clotting factors, mineral ions, hormones, and carbon dioxide.

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