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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 April 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as India's first COVID-19 tracking app, COP 26 Summit and UNSC Presidency among others.

Apr 2, 2020 20:03 IST
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2 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 India's first COVID-19 tracking app, COP 26 Summit and UNSC Presidency among others.

1.Which among the following is India’s first comprehensive COVID-19 tracking application?
a)COVID tracker
b)Arogya Setu 
c)Saksham 
d)Vipasha

2.UN’s COP 26 climate summit has been postponed till 2021. Which city was scheduled to host the summit?
a)Glasgow 
b)Birmingham
c)Bristol
d)Guam 

3.Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced how much fund for drivers of auto and other public service vehicles in the national capital during the lockdown period?
a)Rs 10000
b)Rs 1000
c)Rs 5000
d)Rs 3000

4.Which nation assumed Presidency of United Nations Security Council in April 2020?
a)France 
b)Italy 
c)Spain 
d)Dominican Republic 

5.Which among the following insurance policies has been approved the Government to enable more people to get health cover?
a)Arogya Setu
b)Arogya Sanjeevani 
c)Samadhaan 
d)Shakti

6.The Chief Executives of which two banks have been designated as ‘Officers on Special Duty’ in Punjab National Bank?
a)BOI, Canara
b)Syndicate, Andhra 
c)Allahabad, Indian Bank
d)OBC, UBI 

7.Which among the following tennis tournaments has been cancelled for the first time since World War II?
a)Australian Open
b)Wimbledon 
c)French Open 
d)US Open 

8.A noted Indian figure, Nirmal Singh Khalsa passed away due to coronavirus on April 2. He had received the Padma Shri for his contribution in which field?
a)Handicraft
b)Music 
c)Writing 
d)Social Work

Answers

1. (b) Arogya Setu
Arogya Setu is India's first comprehensive COVID-19 tracking application. It was launched by the central government on April 2, 2020. It will help people get connected to medical services and will also inform regarding the risk of COVID-19 exposure. 

2. (a) Glasgow
The United Nation’s COP 26 climate change summit has been postponed to 2021. The summit was supposed to take place in November 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. 

3. (c) Rs 5000
The Delhi Chief Minister in his live television address on April 2, 2020 announced that Rs 5000 will be transferred directly into the accounts of the drivers of autos, taxis, e-rickshaws, RTV’s and other public service vehicles to help through the lockdown period. 

4. (d) Dominican Republic 
The Dominican Republic took over the rotational Presidency of the United Nations Security Council in April 2020, succeeding China, which had held the position in March.

5. (b) Arogya Sanjeevani 
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has approved Arogya Sanjeevani Insurance Policy, which is a standard and uniform product that will enable more people to get health insurance coverage. It can be available by anyone above the age of 18 years and up to the age of 65 years. 

6. (d) OBC, UBI 
The Chief Executives of Oriental Bank of Commerce and the United Bank of India have been designated as ‘Officers on Special Duty’ in the Punjab National Bank. Mukesh Kumar Jain is the CEO of OBC bank, while Ashok Kumar Pradhan is the CEO of UBI. 

7. (b) Wimbledon 
The oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament, Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since World War II due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was scheduled to be held between 29 June and 12 July. 

8. (b) Music
Gurbani maestro Nirmal Singh Khalsa passed away due to coronavirus in Amritsar on April 2, 2020. He was received Padma Shri in 2009 for his contribution in Gurbani music. He was detected COVID-19 positive just a day before his death. 

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