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11 to 20 April 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 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 11 to 20 April 2020 :
44th session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee was scheduled in which country?
A. India
B. France
C. China
D. Iran
Answer: C
Explanation: The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has been postponed due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The session which will be hosted by the Chinese government, was scheduled to be held in Fuzhou of eastern China’s Fujian Province from 29th June to 9th July 2020. The Organizing Committee’s bureau members took the decision unanimously to postpone the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO keeping in view the novel coronavirus outbreak. The announcement of the decision was made by China’s Ministry of Education.

In How many phase Census India-2021 will be conducted (announced on March 2020)?
A. 4
B. 5
C. 10
D. 2
Answer: D
Explanation: The Census India-2021 will be conducted in two phases. The first phase will begin from the 1st of next month and will continue until the 30th of September of this year.

Which department launches SAHYOG mobile app recently?
A. Department of Sports
B. Department of Science and Technology
C. Minitstry of Health
D. Department of Telecom
Answer: B
Explanation: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has rolled out an Integrated Geospatial Platform known as “SAHYOG”. This integrated geospatial platform aims to help in decision making during the present COVID-19 outbreak and support with area-specific strategies in order to handle the socio-economic impact in the recovery phase. The mobile application SAHYOG will also complement the “AAROGYA-SETU” mobile application for Contact tracing, Public awareness, and Self-assessment objectives. The application will complement “Arogya Setu” that was launched for contact tracing, self-assessment and public awareness.

US approves sale of Anti-ship Missiles, Torpedoes in April 2020 to which country?
A. Nigeria
B. Pakistan
C. Srilanka
D. India
Answer: D
Explanation: United States has approved the sale of Harpoon air-launched anti-ship missiles and Mark 54 lightweight torpedoes to India. The step has been taken by the Trump administration to enhance India’s deterrent capabilities against “regional threats” and also to strengthen its homeland defence. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has stated that the sale of 10 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles, 16 MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight Torpedoes and three MK 54 Exercise Torpedoes are estimated to cost USD 155 million. The induction of MK 54 Lightweight Torpedo will enhance India’s capability to conduct anti-submarine warfare missions.

Which nation has stopped its funding to the World Health Organisation?
A. China
B. France
C. Italy
Answer: D
Explanation: The United States has decided to allow extension of H1B visas, bringing major relief to the Indians stranded in the nation due to coronavirus pandemic. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa, under which US companies can employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, which require theoretical or technical expertise..........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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