Current Affairs Quiz 21st 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 21st 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 21st April 2020 covering the following topics: Bug Sniffer, Covid FYI, Fitch, HDFC Bank, WardBot.

Q1. A book titled “Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu” was released recently. The book is authored by?
(a) Ravi Chaturvedi
(b) Sushil Doshi
(c) Sambit Bal
(d) V. Krishnaswamy
(e) Boria Majumdar

Q2. Name the device which has been developed by the researchers at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune for the rapid detection of pathogens.
(a) Bug Sniffer
(b) Pathogen Seeker
(c) Bacteria Finder
(d) Bug Detector
(e) Pathogen Detector

Q3. Name a one-stop digital directory released recently and contains information of all COVID-19 related services and helplines released by official sources.
(a) Covid FDI
(b) Covid Directory
(c) Covid FYI
(d) Covid Digital
(e) Covid Services

Q4. Fitch Solutions has slashed India’s economic growth forecast from 4.6% to ____ for the financial year 2020-21.
(a) 4.4%
(b) 3.4%
(c) 2.4%
(d) 2.0%
(e) 1.8%

Q5. The “National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India” has been launched by the Minister of State (I/C) for Culture. Who is the present Minister of State (I/C) for Culture?
(a) V. Muraleedharan
(b) Prahlad Singh Patel
(c) Rattan Lal Kataria
(d) Angadi Suresh Channabasappa
(e) Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. A book titled “Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu” was released recently. The book is authored by Sports journalist, V. Krishnaswamy.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. For the rapid detection of pathogens, a device named “bug sniffer” has been developed by the researchers at the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. “Covid FYI” is a one-stop digital directory containing information of all COVID-19 related services and helplines released by official sources.

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. Fitch Solutions has slashed India’s economic growth forecast from 4.6% to 1.8% for the financial year 2020-21.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. The “National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India” has been launched by the Minister of State (I/C) for Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel.

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