Current Affairs 09th April 2020 Quiz: National Academic Depository, USAID, Jack Dorsey

The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and needs your undivided attention. The questions which are asked in the exam are generally framed on National News, International News, State News, Sports, Awards, Summits, Schemes, Books & Authors, Ranks & Reports, Important Days, Economy, Defence, Science & Technology etc. To excel in this section of the competitive examinations you are required to cover the above areas.

Current Affairs 09th April 2020 Quiz

To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 09th April 2020 covering the following topics: National Academic Depository, USAID, Jack Dorsey.

Q1. Name the ministry which has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD).
(a) Ministry of Defence
(b) Ministry of Home Affairs
(c) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
(d) Ministry of Human Resource Development
(e) Ministry of Finance

Q2. The United States has announced ______ aid for India through the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
(a) $2.9 million
(b) $2.5 million
(c) $1.9 million
(d) $3.5 million
(e) $3.9 million

Q3. Which of the following institution will facilitate Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises with emergency working capital of up to Rs 1 crore against their confirmed government orders?
(a) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
(b) Industrial Development Bank of India
(c) Exim Bank
(d) National Housing Bank
(e) Small Industries Development Bank of India

Q4. Jack Dorsey has pledged to donate $1 billion to charities working towards combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic. He is the Chief Executive Officer of which company?
(a) Facebook
(b) Telegram
(c) Twitter
(d) Instagram
(e) Whatsapp

Q5. During the 21 days nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19, pharmacists, popularly known as “________” of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly.
(a) Aushadhi Yogdan
(b) Swasth ke Sipahi
(c) Aushadhi Purush
(d) Sankatmochak
(e) Medicine Mitra

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has designated DigiLocker as the sole National Academic Depository (NAD).

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. The United States has announced $2.9 million aid for India through the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. Small Industries Development Bank of India will facilitate Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises with emergency working capital of up to Rs 1 crore against their confirmed government orders.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has pledged to donate $1 billion to charities working towards combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. During the 21 days nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19, pharmacists, popularly known as “Swasth ke Sipahi” of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly.

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