Current Affairs 1st April 2020 Quiz: Asian Development Bank, Mobile Hand-wash facilities, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

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 1st 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 1st April 2020 covering the following topics: Asian Development Bank, Mobile Hand-wash facilities, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.

Q1. Which of the following company has launched a new dedicated app and website for users across the US?
(a) Dell
(b) Apple
(c) Sony
(d) IBM
(e) Microsoft

Q2. Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest _____________ US Dollars in India’s infrastructure sector through the government-promoted National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) of India Fund of Funds (FoF).
(a) 2000 million
(b) 1200 million
(c) 500 million
(d) 100 million
(e) 5000 million

Q3. Veteran ______________ comedian Ken Shimura passed away due to coronavirus.
(a) Japanese
(b) Chinese
(c) Nepalese
(d) Indian
(e) Bhutani

Q4. Which of the following state government has set up “Mobile Hand-wash facilities” for the benefit of Slum Dwellers amidst lockdown in the state?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Gujarat
(c) Kerala
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q5. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is an Indian-government backed entity established to provide long-term capital. Where is the headquarters of NIIF?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Kolkata
(c) Mumbai
(d) Chennai
(e) Bengaluru

Solutions

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Apple has launched a new dedicated app and website for users across the US. The app provides accurate and credible information to users about the COVID-19 pandemic.

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 100 million US Dollars in India’s infrastructure sector through the government-promoted National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) of India Fund of Funds (FoF).

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Veteran Japanese comedian Ken Shimura passed away due to coronavirus. The actor was set to star in his first feature film “God of Cinema”, directed by Yoji Yamada.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. Andhra Pradesh State government has set up “Mobile Hand-wash facilities” for the benefit of Slum Dwellers amidst lockdown in the state. This facility to help them protect themselves from COVID-19.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is an Indian-government backed entity established to provide long-term capital. Mumbai is the headquarters of NIIF.

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