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Current Affairs Quiz: 15 May 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  micro food enterprises special fund, bee keeping initiatives and Rafale fighter jets among others.

May 15, 2020 20:24 IST
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15 May 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  micro food enterprises special fund, bee keeping initiatives and Rafale fighter jets among others.

1.The government has announced how much fund to support micro food enterprises under Aatmanirbhar Bharat economic package?
a)Rs 10,000 crore
b)Rs 60000 crore
c)Rs 5000 crore
d)Rs 7000 crore

2.How much fund has been allocated for bee keeping initiatives under the government’s special Aatmanirbhar Bharat economic package?
a)Rs 1000 crore
b)Rs 700 crore
c)Rs 500 crore
d)Rs 100 crore

3.The government has allocated how much fund to strengthen farm gate infrastructure?
a)Rs 50,000 crore
b)Rs 10,000 crore
c)Rs 1,00,000 crore
d)Rs 75,000 crore

4.How many Rafale fighter jets are set to arrive in India by July-end?
a)One 
b)Four
c)Three
d)Two

5.Which state has launched Atmanirbhar Sahay Yojna to help lower-middle-income group?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Maharashtra
c)Gujarat
d)Karnataka

6.Who among the followed was denied the right to appeal against his extradition order at the UK Supreme Court?
a)Mehul Choksi
b)Lalit Modi 
c)Nirav Modi 
d)Vijay Mallya

7.Which among the following organization’s Chief, Roberto Azevedo has decided to step down early?
a)WHO
b)WTO
c)UNICEF
d)WB

8.Sebastian Vettel has decided to leave which historic F1 team at the end of this year’s delayed season?
a)Ferrari
b)McLaren
c)Renault
d)Mercedes

Answers

1.(a) Rs 10,000 crore
The Government has allocated Rs 10000 crore for the micro food enterprises. The scheme promotes PM Modi's vision of "Vocal for Local with Global Outreach". It will be executed in a cluster-based approach. Health and wellness products, nutritional products and organic products will benefit from this fund. 

2.(c) Rs 500 crore
The Government has allocated Rs 500 crores for bee keeping initiatives. This will benefit 2 lakh bee keepers. Currently, India imports wax for all purposes. This import can be stopped.

3.(c) Rs 1,00,000 crore
The Government will provide Rs 1 lakh crore to the aggregators, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), primary agriculture cooperative societies to strengthen the farm gate infrastructure- cold chains, post harvest management infrastructure, storage centre and yards

4.(b) Four
The first four Rafale fighter jets will be flown in from France by the end of July 2020. The aircraft were earlier supposed to be delivered by May end but the delivery was postponed by two months in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. 

5.(c) Gujarat 
The Gujarat government on May 14, 2020 launched the Atmanirbhar Gujarat Sahay Yojna (AGSY). Under the scheme, the state will provide a loan of Rs 1 lakh each from banks at just 2 percent annual interest to around 10 lakh people belonging to lower-middle-income groups to help start their lives afresh. 

6.(d) Vijay Mallya
Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s application to appeal at the UK Supreme Court against his extradition order to India was rejected by the London High Court on May 14, 2020. 

7.(b) WTO 
Roberto Azevedo, the Chief of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has decided to step down, a year before his term expires. The former Brazilian diplomat said that he will step down on August 31, 2020.

8.(a)Ferrari
Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will be leaving Ferrari at the end of the F1 season. Sebastian Vettel had joined Ferrari in 2015 to follow the footsteps of Michael Schumacher in winning titles with F1’s oldest and most glamorous team.

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