Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 4 to 10 May 2020

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weekly current affairs quiz

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: What fund amount has been approved by AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) for India to be used for Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project ?

Question 2: To which fellowship scheme the Union Ministry of Human Resource & Development has recently announced various amendments?

Question 3: What is the name of the two drugs for Covid-19 for which
the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has started its clinical trials?

Question 4: With which organization the Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with to modernize 37 airfields of IAF?

Question 5: ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) has tied up with which organization to deliver COVID-19 testing kits to around 200 labs designated by ICMR?

Question 6: Which organization has developed NSAFE face masks to fight COVID-19?

Question 7: Which terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the April 5, 2020 attack in Kupwara district along the Line of Control?

Question 8: For which sector advisories is released by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 12 languages?

Question 9: The Styrene Gas leaked from which plant in Vishakhapatnam ?

Question 10: What is the name of the rocket which is recently launched by China from its Wenchang launch site ?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: On May 8, 2020, AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) approved 500 million USD for India, which will help scale up the Covid-19 containment efforts and help strengthen the health system. The AIIB approved funds are to be used for Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project which will help manage future outbreaks.

Answer 2: The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development has recently announced many amendments to Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme.

Answer 3: On May 8, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will start its clinical trials on two drugs; Favipiravir and Phytopharmaceutical. The clinical trials for the drugs are approved by the DGCI (Drug Controller General of India).

Answer 4: The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with the TATA POWER SED for modernizing infrastructure of 37 airfields of Indian Air Force.

Answer 5: India Post and ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) have collaborated to deliver COVID-19 testing kits to around 200 labs designated by ICMR.

Answer 6: The Startup of IIT Delhi called Nanosafe Solutions has developed an antimicrobial face mask, which can be washed and reused for 50 times.

Answer 7: “The Resistance Front” terrorist group has claimed the responsibility for the attack in Kupwara district along the Line of Control on 5 April 2020, where 5 army personnel were martyred. This terrorist group is a new name from Kashmir. This terrorist group is made of existing terror groups such as LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba), Jais-e-Mohammad, Al-Badr and Hizbul Mujahidin.

Answer 8: Advisoris in 12 languages has been released by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to fisheries sector.

Answer 9: Styrene Gas leaked in Vishakhapatnam’s LG Polymers Plant claimed eight lives. Styrene is a chemical compound which is considered among neuro-toxins.

Answer 10: China had launched a new rocket – Long March 5B and a deep-space spacecraft from its Wenchang launch site in Hainan. Long March 5B rocket is a massive vehicle, which is also compared with NASA’s deep space Orion capsule. With this rocket and spacecraft, China has planned to operate a permanent space station and aim to send astronauts to moon.

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