Current Affairs Quiz 12th May 2020: Daily Quiz MCQ for Bank Exam

Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 12th May 2020 covering the following topics: SARFAESI Act, Mission Sagar, Smallpox, FIH, ICMR.

As we all know that the Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and hence it 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 12th May 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 12th May 2020 covering the following topics: SARFAESI Act, Mission Sagar, Smallpox, FIH, ICMR.

Q1. A Supreme Court bench has ruled that the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI), 2002, will now be applicable to state and multi-state __________
(a) Payment Banks
(b) Small Finance Banks
(c) Regional Rural Banks
(d) Co-operative Banks
(e) Public Sector Banks

Q2. Name the person whose tenure as the President of FIH has been extended by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) until May 2021.
(a) Narinder Batra
(b) Fergus Kavanagh
(c) Dhanraj Pillay
(d) Jamie Dwyer
(e) Ties Kruize

Q3. World Health Organization and the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) have released a commemorative postage stamp on the 40th anniversary of the eradication of which disease?
(a) COVID-19
(b) Smallpox
(c) Tuberculosis
(d) Asthma
(e) Goitre

Q4. Name the India’s Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, who has recently presented the award to the winners of “Startup India-Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge”.
(a) Giriraj Singh
(b) D.V. Sadananda Gowda
(c) Arjun Munda
(d) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
(e) Harsh Vardhan

Q5. Name the vaccines & bio-therapeutics manufacturer which has tied-up with the Indian Council for Medical Research to develop indigenous COVID-19 vaccine.
(a) Panacea Drugs Pvt. Ltd.
(b) Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
(c) Wockhardt Ltd.
(d) Serum Institute of India
(e) Bharat Biotech International Limited

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. A Supreme Court bench has ruled that the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI), 2002, will now be applicable to state and multi-state cooperative banks.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. International Hockey Federation (FIH) has extended the term of Narinder Batra as President of FIH until May 2021.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. World Health Organization and the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) have released a commemorative postage stamp on the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh has presented the award to the winners of “Startup India-Animal Husbandry Grand Challenge”.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has tied-up with Bharat Biotech International Limited to develop indigenous COVID-19 vaccine.

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