Current Affairs Quiz 15th April 2020: Daily Quiz MCQ for Bank Exam

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 15th 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 15th April 2020 covering the following topics: World Bank, YES Bank, CovidGyan, CollabCAD, AyuSynk .

Q1. People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has raised its stake in Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) from 0.8% to ____
(a) 0.90%
(b) 1.00%
(c) 1.03%
(d) 1.01%
(e) 1.06%

Q2. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, has partnered with which of the following organization to set up India’s 1st remote health monitoring system to monitor COVID-19 patients?
(a) Bharat Electronics Limited
(b) Steel Authority of India
(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
(d) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
(e) National Thermal Power Corporation Limited

Q3. Name the person who is known as the father of modern Iraqi architecture and was credited to design some of Iraq’s most valuable structures and iconic “Freedom Monument”, passed away due to COVID-19.
(a) Mohamed Saleh Makiya
(b) Zaha Hadid
(c) Rifat Chadirji
(d) Issam al‑Said
(e) Hassan Massoudy

Q4. Name the organization which has recently released a report titled “South Asia Economic Focus”.
(a) World Trade Organization
(b) World Bank
(c) Asian Development Bank
(d) New Development Bank
(e) Reserve Bank of India

Q5. Name the ministry which has set up 20 control rooms to address wage related grievances arising in the backdrop of Covid-19.
(a) Ministry of Home Affairs
(b) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
(c) Ministry of Finance
(d) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(e) Ministry of Labour and Employment

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has raised its stake in Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) from 0.8% to 1.01%.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, in partner with Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL) has set up India’s 1st remote health monitoring system to monitor COVID-19 patients.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Father of modern Iraqi architecture Rifat Chadirji, who was credited to design some of Iraq’s most valuable structures and iconic “Freedom Monument”, passed away due to COVID-19.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. World Bank has released a report titled “South Asia Economic Focus”.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. The Ministry of Labour and Employment has set up 20 control rooms to address wage related grievances arising in the backdrop of Covid-19.

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