Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 01-07th May 2020

1) Which state's Chief Minister launched the Jagananna Vidya Deevena Scheme on 28 April?

Ans:- Andhra Pradesh

2) Which country ends death penalty for crimes committed by minors?

Ans:- Saudi Arabia

3) Which institute has designed a safe and multi-surface sanitizer using UV light for the disinfection of devices in the combat against COVID-19?

Ans:- IIT-Bhubaneswar

4) Union Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar joins his counterparts from Brazil, Russia, China, and South Africa for a meeting on 28 April. Which country will host BRICS 2020?

Ans:- Russia

5) Jal Shakti Abhiyan, under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, has provided various measures to combat the present health crisis. Jal Shakti Abhiyan was launched on which day?

Ans:-, 1 July 2019

6) International Dance Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 29 April

7) Who was the second-largest spender in military expenditure in 2019?

Ans:- China

8) India loses hosting rights of the 2021 men's world boxing championship to which country?

Ans:- Serbia

9) Who took oath as Vigilance Commissioner on 19 April?

Ans:- Suresh N. Patel

10) Who has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Bombay HC on 28 April?

Ans:- Justice Dipankar Datta

11) Michael Robinson passed away on 28 April. He was 61-years-old. He was a famous person of which profession?

Ans:- Footballer

12) International Jazz Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 30 April

13) Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 30th April

14) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai on 30 April. He received Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Bobby in which of the following years?

Ans:- 1974

15) Who has been appointed as India's next Permanent Representative to the UN?

Ans:- T. S. Tirumurti

16) UGC releases guidelines for examinations and academic calendar for universities in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. When was UGC formed?

Ans:- 1956

17) Chuni Goswami dies at 82 in Kolkata. He was a famous person of which profession?

Ans:- Football

18) Which TV show creates world record for Highest Viewed Entertainment Programme Globally?

Ans:- Ramayan

19) National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) paid tribute to celebrate painter and artist Raja Ravi Varma on which birth anniversary on 29 April 2020?

Ans:- 172nd

20) Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 1st May

21) International Labour Day or Worker's day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 1st May

22) Chak-Hao, the black rice which bagged the Geographical Indication (GI) tag is from which of the following states?

Ans:- Manipur

23) Which city has created a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) dashboard which will show various hotspots, heat maps, positive cases, recovered cases, etc of COVID-19?

Ans:- Agra

24) What is India's rank among 117 nations in terms of budget transparency and accountability by Open Budget Survey?

Ans:- 53rd

25) How many new mandis were added to the e-NAM platform from 7 States on 1 may 2020?

Ans:- 200

26) India lost the top spot in the ICC Test rankings to which of the following countries?

Ans:- Australia

27) Union Culture Minister Shri Prahlad Singh Patel released an e-book " B.B. Lal -India Rediscovered" on 2 May. He was a famous?

Ans:- Archaeologist

28) Students form which university have developed an intelligent device that will analyze if a coughing person is a COVID-19 carrier?

Ans:- Jadavpur University, Kolkata

29) What will be tha shape of newly purposed Parliament building for India?

Ans:- Triangular

30) World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on which date every year?

Ans:- May 3

31) In which of the following zones the e-commerce companies are allowed to sell only essential commodities?

Ans:- Red

32) International Dawn Chorus Day to be celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 3 May

33) Neeraj Dhawan has been appointed as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of which of the following banks?

Ans;- Yes Bank

34) The United States Food and Drug Authority (USFDA) has allowed emergency use of which antiviral drug, for treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients?

Ans:- Remdesivir

35) Which initiative is launched for free tele-consultation to those who have COVID-19 like symptoms?

Ans:- Arogya Setu Mitr

36) Which states has the highest mortality rate in the country at 12.8 per cent in COVID-19 cases?

Ans:- West Bengal

37) Saffron from which states/UTs received a Geographical Indication (GI) tag?

Ans:- Kashmir

38) Who is current Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans:- Girish Chandra Murmu

39) In which state more than 2,500 pigs were killed due to African Swine Flu?

Ans:- Assam

40) The International Fire Fighters Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 4th May

41) International Astronomy Day is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 2 May

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