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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 April 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Homeopathy Day 2020, world’s first human space flight and ‘Operation Shield' among others. 

Apr 10, 2020 20:37 IST
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10 April 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Homeopathy Day 2020, world’s first human space flight and ‘Operation Shield' among others. 

1.When was World Homeopathy Day 2020 observed?
a)April 7th 
b)April 10th 
c)April 8th 
d)April 9th 

2.When was the world’s first human space flight launched?
a)April 12, 1961
b)April 13, 1959
c)April 12, 1969
d)April 11, 1960

3.Who was the first-ever human to journey to outer space?
a)Yuri Gagarin
b)Neil Armstrong
c)Buzz Aldrin 
d)Alan Shepard 

4.Which state government launched ‘Operation Shield’ to combat COVID-19?
a)Maharashtra 
b)Uttar Pradesh
c)Odisha
d)Delhi 

5.Which state has become the second one to extend complete lockdown?
a)Delhi
b)Uttar Pradesh
c)Punjab
d)Haryana

6.ICMR has drafted a proposal to explore which therapy to treat critical COVID-19 cases?
a)Plasma Therapy
b)Eclectic Therapy
c)Forensic Therapy
d)Jungian Therapy

7.The centre has deposited how much amount into the accounts of PMJDY account holders for the month of April?
a)Rs 700
b)Rs 500
c)Rs 300
d)Rs 400

8.ICMR has approved the use of TrueNat for COVID-19 screening tests. TrueNat was used to diagnose which disease?
a)HIV/AIDS
b)Cancer
c)Malaria
d)Tuberculosis

Answers

1.(b) April 10th 
The World Homeopathy Day was observed on April 10, 2020. The day is observed the commemorate the 

2.(a) April 12, 1961
The world’s first-ever human space flight was launched on April 12, 1961. The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed to commemorate the day every year.

3.(a) Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin was the first-ever person to journey into outer space aboard his capsule Vostok 1. This was the first-ever human space flight mission. It was launched on April 12, 1961. 

4.(d) Delhi 
Delhi Government on April 9, 2020 launched ‘Operation Shield’ to combat and control the spread of COVID-19 virus in the 21 hotspot areas. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement.

5.(c) Punjab
Punjab has become the second Indian state to extend the lockdown till May 1, 2020. Odisha was the first state to extend the lockdown till April 30, 2020. 

6.(a) Plasma Therapy
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has finalised the protocol to conduct convalescent plasma therapy for the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients on April 10, 2020.

7.(b) Rs 500
The Finance Ministry announced on April 9, 2020 that it has deposited amount worth Rs 500 in each Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account held by women for the month of April. The Ministry will be depositing Rs 1000 more over the next two months of May and June.

8.(d) Tuberculosis
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on April 10, 2020 validated the usage of TrueNat for COVID-19 tests. The TrueNat machines are used to test drug-resistant Tuberculosis (TB).

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