Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 13 to 19 April 2020

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weekly current affairs quiz

Current affairs section is completely based on your memory, the more you revise the more you remember. Those preparing for competitive exam must have good current affairs, so here we have weekly current affairs quiz that will help improve and test your GK for competitive exams.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: CDRI has signed a MoU with which University to sequence the strains of COVID-19 virus?

Question 2: What is the amount issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) as relief funds to MSME (Micro Medium and Small Enterprises) sector?

Question 3: Which list has been launched by the Union Minister of culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel on April 18, 2020?

Question 4: What is the name of the application launched by Delhi Government to conduct door to door survey?

Question 5: What is the name of the application that Government of India has released to help farmers to transport their agriculture produce to mandis?

Question 6: Which day was observed on April 17?

Question 7: Who has been named as the ambassador of World Wide Fund India?

Question 8: What is the name of the decontamination tunnel developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute ?

Question 9: Indian received 3 lakh COVID-19 testing kits from which country?

Question 10: Which mobile app has been launched by the Survey of India to collect COVID-19 specific data sets through community engagement?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) and King George Medical University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to sequence the strains of COVID-19 virus samples, which are obtained from different patients.

Answer 2: Rs 5,204 cores has been released as relief funds by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued for MSME (Micro Medium and Small Enterprises) sector.

Answer 3: The National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage has been launched by the Union Minister of culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel on April 18, 2020. The list will include 13 elements already listed in the UNESCO Representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Answer 4: Delhi Government has launched the application, “Assess Koro Na” for conducting door to door survey. The application has been launched in zones contaminated by COVID-19.

Answer 5: The Government of India launched the application “Krishi Rath” to help farmers transport their agriculture produce to the mandis.

Answer 6: World Hemophilia Day is observed every year on April 17. The day is celebrated by the World Federation of Hemophilia.

Answer 7: The Chess legend Viswanathan Anand has been named the ambassador of World Wide Fund India. He has joined the WWF India for its environment education programme.

Answer 8: The Indian Agricultural Research Institute has developed decontamination tunnel “PUSA”, which was inaugurated on April 16, 2020 by the Union Minister Shri Kailash Choudhary.

Answer 9: Indian received its first batch of three lakh COVID-19 testing kits from China on April 16, 2020. The nation will received 2 to 3 million kits from China in another 2 weeks.

Answer 10: The Survey of India has launched “Sahyog” mobile application for collecting information on COVID-19 specific data sets through community engagement.

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