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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz
Question 1: Which first ambulance service has been recently launched by Karnataka CM Yediyurappa?
Question 3: What is Chaar Dhaam Pariyojana?
Question 4: Who has been chosen for the Indra Gandhi Peace Prize 2019?
Question 5: Which International Day is observed on September 8?
Question 6: What is the integrated brand identity launched by Vodafone and Idea?
Question 7: What is HSTDV, which successfully flight-tested by DRDO?
Question 8: Who was Shri Kesavananda Bharti?
Question 9: What is Doorstep banking launched by Finance Minister?
Current Affairs Quiz Answers
Answer 1: Karnataka Chief Minister, Yediyurappa has recently launched the nation’s first integrated air ambulance service. The service was collaboratively launched by the Kyathi and the International Critical Air Transfer Team (ICATT).
Answer 2: To be launched by PM Narendra Modi, Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, which is a scheme for sustainable development of fisheries in India. This yojana will be implemented between 2020-21 and 2024-25.
Answer 3: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has recently completed the construction of tunnel (440 m long) below the Chamba town on Rishikesh-Dharasu road (National-Highway 94). The construction was done under the Chardham Pariyojana for improving connectivity for Chardham.
Answer 4: Sir David Attenborough, a naturalist and broadcaster, has been chosen for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2019.
Answer 5: International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September across the world. This day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of literacy. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.”
Answer 6: Vodafone and Idea have launched an integrated brand identity – Vi, which is pronounced ‘we’, under the tagline ‘Together for Tomorrow’.
Answer 8: Shri Kesavananda Bharati, was the chief pontiff of the Edneer Mutt at Kasargod in Kerala. He died at the age of 79. He paved the way for the landmark judgement of the Supreme Court of India for protecting the basic structure doctrine of the Constitution of India. He was a petitioner of a case, Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala.
Answer 9: The recently launched Doorstep Banking is a part of the EASE Banking Reforms, which aims to provide convenient banking services to the customers at their doorstep through the universal Call Centres, mobile applications or web portal.