Current Affairs & Latest GK 16 – 30 April 2020 – This Video presents the Latest Current Affairs in MCQ format covering the Current Affairs during 16 – 30 April 2020. Topics covered in this video are related to science and technology, Space research, Awards and honours, Entertainment, Sports, Politics, etc. The important details of the current affairs are also discussed in the video so that all possible questions can be prepared.
Q1. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and ______ will start live fitness sessions for school students from April 15, 2020.
Q2. Ministry of Tourism on April 14, 2020 launched a webinar series ___ on the many destinations to see in the country.
Q3. Which is the nationwide database of healthcare professionals and volunteers launched by the government in view of the COVID-19 outbreak?
Q4. The National List of ____ Cultural Heritage of India was launched in New Delhi by Minister for State for Culture (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel on April 18, 2020.
Q5. Which of the following will remain open during the extended nationwide lockdown
Q6. Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and the _____ jointly launched product design software
CollabCAD for students of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) across the country.
Q7. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at which of the following has developed ‘WardBot’ for delivering medicines and food to COVID-19 patients?
Q8. Which of the following is the title of the recently released book authored by former NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya?
Q9. Who among the following is the co-author of the recently released book ‘The Coronavirus: What you Need to Know about the Global Pandemic’?
Q10. M.V. Rajasekaran died in Bengaluru on April 13, 2020 at the age of 91. He was a former____.
Q11. Govt. approval has been made mandatory for any company or an individual from a country that shares land border with India to invest in any sector. Currently, government permission is mandatory only for investments coming from Pakistan and ____.
Q12. Training of healthcare professionals from SAARC countries is conducted by the government under the Indian ____ and Economic Cooperation programme.
Q13. The US government announced approval for sale of ____ anti-ship missiles to India recently.
Q14. The International Commission of ______ on April 16, 2020 asked the Centre to take effective measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on migrant workers.
Q15 Headquarters of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is at:
Q16. How many countries are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)?
Q17. The second ___ Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting was held under the Saudi Arabian Presidency on April 15, 2020.
Q18. Who among the following is the President of South Korea?
Q19. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on April 13, 2020 said it has increased the size of its Covid-19 response package for its member nations from $6.5 billion (announced on March 18) to:
Q20. President Donald Trump has announced halting US government’s funding of up to USD 500 million annually to the:
Q21. How many of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites are in India?
Q22. ICOMOS is International ___ on Monuments and Sites.
Q23. Which of the following is the most recent Indian site included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2019?
Q24. UN observed April 20, 2020 as ___ Language Day.
Q25. A COVID-19 Sample Collection Kiosk named COVSACK has been developed by the Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), ____.
Q26. According to the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, what is the maximum prison term for acts of violence against healthcare personnel?
Q27. Which mobile app was launched by the government on April 24, 2020 to provide panchayats a single interface to complete development projects?
Q28 . Who among the following is the Union Minister for Panchayati Raj?
Q29. The Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ e-launched ___ 2.0 program for inviting e-learning content contributions in New Delhi on April 22, 2020.
Q30. An e-office application called _____ was launched in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to enable movement of files and documents without physical touch to prevent coronavirus infection.
Q31. Which of the following Secretary level appointments made at the Centre on April 26, 2020 is correct?
Q32. Former IAS officer Kapil Dev Tripathi was on April 20, 2020 appointed as the Secretary to:
Q33. Narendra Singh Tomar participated in the ___Extraordinary Agriculture Ministers Meeting through Video Conferencing on the issue of COVID-19 impacts on food security, safety and nutrition on April 21, 2020.
Q34. China on April 23, 2020 announced an additional 30 million US Dollar grant to the:
Q35. Mukhisa Kituyi is the Secretary General of:
Q36. RBI’s OBICUS is order books, inventories and ___ utilisation survey.
Q37. What was the theme of the International Earth Day celebrated on April 22, 2020?
Q38. What was the theme of World Malaria Day observed on April 25, 2020?
Q39. Laisenia Qarase passed away at the age of 79 on April 21, 2020. He was the former Prime Minister of:
Q40. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on April 23, 2020 unveiled a Mobile Virology Research and Diagnostics Laboratory (MVRDL). It has been developed by institutes based in which city?
Q41. Scientists at the CSIR’s Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in New Delhi have come up with a low-cost coronavirus test and named it:
Q42. Tianwen-1 is China’s forthcoming mission to:
Q43. Adam Higginbotham won the $5,000 William E. Colby Award in _____ US.
Q44. The government has decided to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to suspend up to ____ provisions that trigger insolvency proceedings against defaulters
Q45. Which country was the largest holder of US government securities at February end?
Q46. The Union Cabinet on April 22, 2020 approved ____ for ‘India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package’.
Q47. The government has approved reconstitution of the National Shipping Board (NSB) to be headed by:
Q48. Which of the following on April 22, 2020 announced an investment of USD 5.7 billion to buy 9.99 per cent stake in Jio Platforms?
Q49. Which state launched Jeevan Shakti Yojana on April 25, 2020 for women to earn by making masks at home?
Q50. Which state on April 25, 2020 launched mobile app ‘Covid Pharma’ to keep a track of people purchasing medicines over-the-counter (OTC) for cough, cold and fever?