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25, 26 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

25, 26 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 25, 26 May 2020 :
Name the Indian state which has launched ‘ReStart’ programme to support MSME sector in the state?
A. Telangana
B. Gujarat
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Odisha
Answer: C
Explanation: Andhra Pradesh(AP)’s Chief Minister(CM) Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched Rs 1,110 crores ‘ReStart’ a new programme to support & boost the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector in the State.

Which nation has included disputed territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura in its new map?
A. China
B. Myanmar
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Nepal’s new political map shows Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura under Nepal’s territory. The new map was approved by Nepal’s Cabinet recently. The endorsement comes amid Nepal’s border dispute with India.

Name the person who has become world’s highest paid female athlete as per Forbes.
A. Serena Williams
B. PV Sindhu
C. Suzie Bates
D. Naomi Osaka
Answer: D
Explanation: Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka, 22 years old, became the highest paid female athlete in the world, topping American great Serena Williams. Osaka has been ranked No.1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). The complete Forbes list, due to be released next week........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

23, 24 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

23, 24 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 May 2020 :
Keva Bain has been elected as the president of 73rd session of World Health Assembly. He belongs to which country?
A. Jordon
B. Panama
C. Egypt
D.Bahamas
Answer: D
Explanation: Keva Bain from the Bahamas, country’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), has been elected to serve as president of the 73rd World Health Assembly.

Rajiv Gandhi KisanNyay Yojana is for which section of people?
A. Doctors
B. Large Corporates
C. Farmers
D. MSME
Answer: C
Explanation: The state government of Chhattisgarh has launched its ambitious ‘Rajiv Gandhi KisanNyay Yojana’ on May 21, 2020 (29th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi) to encourage crop production in the state and to give the farmers the right price for their produce.

To which bank RBI has infused Rs. 15,000 crores as line of credit (loan for 90 days to swap USD)?
A. SBI
B. EXIM bank
C. PNB
D. HDFC
Answer: B
Explanation: The Reserve Bank extended loan of Rs 15,000 crore to the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank), which will be given this loan for 90 days to swap US (United States) dollars.This will help deal with the economic challenges faced by Coronavirus.

Ashley Cooper passes away recently. He was associated with ------ ?
A. Cricket
B. Tennis
C. Football
D. Hockey
Answer: B
Explanation: Former No. 1-ranked player and Australian tennis star Ashley Cooper passed away. He was among a group of players including Lew Hoad, Frank Sedgman and Ken Rosewall who ruled the world in tennis during the period of 1950s to 1970s. His career concluded in 1959 after suffering from a back injury. Ashley Cooper won four Grand Slam singles titles including the Australian, Wimbledon and U.S. championships in 1958. He was also the administrator of the game for a long period.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

21, 22 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

21, 22 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 May 2020 :
Which state government will launch Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana on May 21?
A. Jharkhand
B. Chhattisgarh
C. Rajasthan
D. Punjab
Answer: B
Explanation: Chhattisgarh state government will launch its Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana on May 21. The day will mark the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The scheme aims at stimulating the rural economy of the state which has been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Benjamin Netanyahu has been sworn as the Prime Minister for the 5th time for which country?
A. Ukraine
B. Georgia
C. Armenia
D. Israel
Answer: D
Explanation: Benjamin Netanyahu has been sworn as the Israel Prime Minister (PM) for the 5th time after signing of power-sharing deal with rival-turned-partner Benny Gantz of Blue and White Party. He will now chair the post until 13 November 2021.

Domestic flight operations will resume from which date?
A. May 25th
B. May 31st
C. June 1st
D. June 15th
Answer: A
Explanation: Domestic flights will resume operations from May 25, 2020 in a calibrated manner. This was announced by Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on May 20, 2020.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana Chhattisgarh

Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana in Chhattisgarh:

  • Chhattisgarh government is all set to implement the NYAY scheme in the state which was announced by the former Congress President Rahul Gandhi earlier this year. 
  • Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana being launched by the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel from May 21 (Death anniversary of former Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi) can be seen as a vital step towards it. 
  • The scheme intends to provide stimulus to the rural economy of the state which is going through a slum due to the lockdown.
  • The Nyay scheme that Congress had promised to implement in its manifesto was aimed at ensuring minimum income availability of the poor through direct bank transfer. Soon after the formation of the Baghel led government in Chhattisgarh, work was started regarding the economic strengthening of farmers, tribals and laborers.
  • Under the state government's Rajiv Gandhi's Kisan Nyay Yojana, starting from May 21 the exchange of funds for paddy, maize and sugarcane (rabi) crops will be transferred to the farmers' account on the basis of the area registered and acquired in Kharif year 2019. This will directly help 20 lakh farmers. For this, a provision of Rs 5100 crore has been made in the budget. Earlier, the state government had waived loan amounting to Rs. 8800 crore for about 18 lakh farmers.


19, 20 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

19, 20 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 May 2020 :
Who could be the world’s first trillionaire by 2026, as per a new report?
A. Jack Ma
B. Mark Zuckerberg
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Jeff Bezos
Answer: D
Explanation: According to a report, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos could potentially become the world's first trillionaire by 2026. The study done by Comparisun, a company which helps organisations compare different business products stated that the net worth of Bezos has grown by 34 percent on average over the last five years.

Central govt. has announced to raise the FDI limit in defence manufacturing under automatic route from 49% to ----%?
A. 100
B. 65
C. 51
D. 74
Answer: D
Explanation: Centre will notify a list of weapons/platforms for ban on import with year wise timelines for boosting defence production in India, as a part of Make in India initiative. There will be indigenisation of imported spares, and separate budget provisioning for domestic capital procurement. This will help reduce huge Defence import bill. Foreign Direct Investment limit in defence manufacturing under automatic route is being raised from 49% to 74%. Corporatisation of Ordnance factory board (OFB) was also announced. To ensure time-bound defence procurement, centre will set up a Project Management Unit (PMU) to support contract management.

Which nation has included disputed territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura in its new map?
A. China
B. Myanmar
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Nepal has officially unveiled a new political map of the country showing the regions of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh of Uttarakhand, as part of its sovereign territory. The endorsement comes amid Nepal’s border dispute with India. Launching the map at a press conference, Minister of Land Management Padma Kumari Aryal said the government of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was committed to protecting territorial sovereignty and integrity of the country.

What is the name of the cylone that hit the eastern coasts on 20 May 2020?
A. Typhoon
B. Amphan
C. Fani
D. Nancy
Answer: B
Explanation: The Home Ministry stated that cyclone ‘Amphan’ will likely turn into a super cyclonic storm by the evening of May 18 and will hit the coasts of Odisha and West Bengal on May 20. An extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kmph roared into West Bengal on May 20, dumping heavy rain and leaving a trail of destruction that left at least two people dead. After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, cyclone Amphan cut a swathe through the coastal areas, flattening fragile dwellings, uprooting trees and electric poles. At least 6.58 lakh people were evacuated in West Bengal and Odisha before the cyclone struck. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier informed that the storm has turned extremely severe over the Bay of Bengal.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

17, 18 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

17, 18 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 May 2020 :
Name the Indian state which has launched ‘Sneher Porosh’ and ‘Prochesta’ schemes.
A. West Bengal
B. Gujarat
C. Goa
D. Haryana
Answer: A
Explanation: The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee launched two schemes ‘Sneher Porosh’ and to provide support for the migrant workers and ‘Prochesta’ to help the workers of the unorganised sector of Bengal to enable them to earn their living in the lockdown situation.

Who will soon take charge as the Chairman of WHO’s Executive Board?
A. Harsh Vardhan
B. PM Narendra Modi
C. S Jaishankar
D. Nirmala Sitharaman
Answer: A
Explanation: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will be appointed as the Chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on May 22, 2020. Harsh Vardhan is expected to succeed Japan’s Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, who is the current Chairman of the 34-member board.

What is the grant approved for India ‘s COVID-19 social protection program by world bank (in May 2020)?
A. USD 1 billion
B. USD 500 million
C. USD 2 billion
D. USD 750 million
Answer: A
Explanation: World Bank approves Rs 7500 crore (1 billion USD) to increase India’s COVID-19 Social Protection response Program to help the nation’s efforts in providing assistance for the poor and needy who are affected by the pandemic.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

15, 16 May 2020 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

15, 16 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 May 2020 :
The astronomers of which university has discovered a new rare new Super-Earth planet?
A. Stanford University
B. Yale University
C. University of Canterbury
D. Tsinghua University
Answer: C
Explanation: Team of Astronomers at the University of Canterbury(UC),New Zealand, led by Dr. Antonio Herrera Martin and Associate Professor Michael Albrow discovered a new rare new Super-Earth planet towards the center of the galaxy which is one of the planets similar to the size and orbit compared to the Earth.

Which among the following organization’s Chief, Roberto Azevedo has decided to step down early?
A. WHO
B. WTO
C. UNICEF
D. WB
Answer: B
Explanation: Roberto Azevedo, the Chief of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has decided to step down, a year before his term expires. The former Brazilian diplomat said that he will step down on August 31, 2020.

Name the Indian state which has launched ‘HOPE’ portal to help unemployed youth of the state?
A. Uttarakhand
B. Jharkhand
C. Bihar
D. Punjab
Answer: A
Explanation: The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat launched ‘HOPE’- Helping Out People Everywhere a portal to create employment opportunities for the youths in their expertise and to provide skill development opportunities.

What is the amount that was allocated from PM CARES Fund Trust to fight COVID-19 pandemic?
A. Rs. 1500 Crore
B. Rs. 3100 Crore
C. Rs. 2000 Crore
D. Rs. 2500 Crore
Answer: B
Explanation: PM CARES (Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund Trust has allocated Rs 3100 crores to fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Out of the total amount around Rs 2000 crores will be allocated for the purchase of ventilators, Rs 1000 crores to care migrant labourers and Rs 100 crores to support vaccine development.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK