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1, 2 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 1, 2 May 2020 :
Who is appointed as Economic Affairs Secretary?
A. Tarun Bajaj
B. Rajiv Kumar
C. T S Trimurti
D. Syed Akbaruddin
Answer: A
Explanation: Tarun Bajaj took charge as the new Economic Affairs Secretary on May 1, 2020. He has assumed charge at a time when the economy is under severe stress due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Tarun Bajaj is a 1988 batch IAS officer. He was previously serving as the Additional Secretary in Prime Minister's Office. He has succeeded Atanu Chakraborty, who retired on April 30, 2020. Before joining the Prime Minister's Office in 2015, Bajaj was the Joint Secretary in the Economic Affairs Department, where he primarily looked after multilateral funding agencies division.

Black rice from which state gets GI tag?
A. Manipur
B. Bihar
C. Jharkhand
D. Kerala
Answer: A
Explanation: Black rice of Manipur, also called the Chak-Hao, Gorakhpur Terracotta and Kadalai Mittai of Kovilpatti bagged Geographical Indication tag. The application for Chak-Hao was filed by the Consortium of Producers of Chak-Hao (Black Rice), Manipur and was facilitated by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Manipur and the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC). In the case of Gorakhpur terracotta, the application was filed by Laxmi Terracotta Murtikala Kendra in Uttar Pradesh.

Which becomes first state to bring back its migrant workers by train during Lockdown?
A. Bihar
B. Jharkhand
C. West Bengal
D. Gujarat
Answer: B
Explanation: Jharkhand has become the first state to bring back its migrant labourers through train from Telanagana. The special train was deployed between Telangana’s Lingampally railway station and Ranchi’s Hatia railway station on request of the state government.  The Ministry of Home Affairs had recently issued directives to the states to bring back their stranded labourers, migrant workers and students through trains and buses through coordination and mutual agreement between the states.  Other trains will be planned as per directions of the Ministry of Railways and upon request from originating and destination states.

Lockdown extended for how much days on 1st May 2020?
A. 1 Month
B. 2 Week
C. 1 Week
D. None of above
Answer: B
Explanation: Under Disaster Management Act, 2005, Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order to further extend the lockdown for a period of two weeks beyond 4 May 2020. The lockdown will thus now remain effective till May 17. Ministry of Home Affairs also issued new guidelines to regulate different activities in this period, based on the risk profiling of the districts of the country into Red (hotspot), Green and Orange Zones..........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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