Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 18 to 24 May 2020

weekly current affairs quiz

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: Which day was observed by India on May 21?

Question 2: Which International Day was observed on May 21?

Question 3: What is the name of the AI-powered app launched by the
Ministry Human Resources Development ?

Question 4: What territories are included in the new map approved by Nepal?

Question 5: The COVID-19 vaccines by which U.S-based firm has become the first vaccine to show positive results?

Question 6: Which Indian cities received 5 star by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under its star rating of garbage free cities for the year 2019-20 list?

Question 7: Jammu and Kashmir Administration has issued rules to provide which certificates?

Question 8: What is “Hanko” that has been in the news recently?

Question 9: Which protocol has been signed between India and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020?

Question 10: What has been increased by India in the Line of Actual Control, which has turned bolstering of Chinese troops in the Aksai Chin Region?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Every year National Anti-Terrorism Day is observed by India on May 21 to mark the death anniversary of the Former Indian Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Answer 2: The United Nations observes International Tea Day on May 21 every year since 2019. The resolution was adopted by the
the United Nations food and Agriculture Organization.

Answer 3: The AI-powered mobile app called “National Test Abhyas” has been launched by the Ministry Human Resources Development, which will help NEET, JEE Mians and other exam aspirants to take mock tests.

Answer 4: On 19 May 2020, Nepal approved a new map, which included the territories of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipuleh. These territories are also claimed by India.

Answer 5: The COVID-19 Vaccine by a US based firm Moderna is the first to vaccine that has generated antibodies against the virus.

Answer 6: Surat, Ambikapur, Rajkot, Indore, Mysuru and Navi Mumbai has received 5-star rating by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under its star rating of garbage free cities for the year 2019-20.

Answer 7: On 18 May 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir Administration issued
“J&K Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) rules 2020” to provide domicile certificates. These rules are provided through amendment of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act, 2010.

Answer 8: Hanko or Inkan is a personal stamp of Japan, which is equivalent to signature in other nations. In Japan, citizens use their personal stamps instead of their signature on documents. This tradition of Japan is gaining criticism in the country post COVID-19 period.

Answer 9: India and Bangladesh has signed the second Addendum of the Inland Water Transit & Trade Protocol in Bangladesh.

Answer 10: Recently India has increased its patrolling in the Line of Actual Control, which has escalated bolstering of Chinese troops in the Aksai Chin Region.

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