Current Affairs Quiz: 6 May 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World War II medal, Karnataka's relief package, Ayush Kavach app and lockdown extension among others. 

May 6, 2020 18:11 IST
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6 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 World War II medal, Karnataka's relief package, Ayush Kavach app and lockdown extension among others. 

1.Who was recently awarded the commemorative World War II medal by Russia?
a)Narendra Modi 
b)Kim Jong Un
c)Shinzo Abe
d)Moon Jae-in

2.Karnataka has announced new relief package for flower growers, weavers, barbers, auto and taxi drivers? How much amount has been allocated for the package?
a)Rs 1700 crore
b)Rs 1610 crore
c)Rs 1590 crore
d)Rs 1340 crore

3.Former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s PSA detention has been extended for how many months?
a)Three months
b)Two months 
c)Six months
d)Four months

4.The central trade unions have sought how much monthly cash support from the centre for needy households?
a)Rs 5000
b)Rs 3000
c)Rs 6000
d)Rs 7500

5.Which state government has extended the lockdown till May 29?
a)Punjab 
b)Telangana 
c)Odisha
d)Maharashtra

6.Which country has claimed to develop the first potential vaccine candidate that neutralised the virus in human cells?
a)Germany 
b)Japan
c)Italy 
d)Israel

7.Which state government has launched 'Ayush Kavach' app?
a)Maharashtra
b)Jharkhand
c)Rajasthan
d)Uttar Pradesh 

8.When is the last date for filing annual GST return for fiscal year 2018-2019?
a)September 30th 
b)June 30th
c)July 31st 
d)August 1st 

Answers

1.(b)Kim Jong Un
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was awarded the commemorative World War II medal by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kim Jong Un was honoured with the medal for preserving the memories of Soviet Union soldiers who died in North Korean territory during the war.

2.(b) Rs 1610 crore
The Karnataka government has announced a new relief package worth Rs 1610 crore for all those in distress due to the national lockdown such as farmers, flower-growers, construction workers, weavers, auto and taxi drivers.

3.(a)Three months 
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s preventive detention under Public Safety Act was extended for another three months before it was due to expire on May 5, 2020. The detention of two other leaders-Ali Mohammed Sagar and Sartaj Madani- has also been extended for 3 months.

4.(d) Rs 7500
The central trade unions have urged the government to transfer Rs 7500 per month to all the needy, non-income tax paying, households for a period of at least three months.

5.(b)Telangana
The Telangana Chief Minister on May 5, 2020 announced that lockdown will be extended in the state till May 29. K Chandrashekhar Rao informed that the night curfew from 7 pm-7 am will continue in the state during the period.

6.(c) Italy 
Italian researchers claimed to have developed a potential coronavirus vaccine that neutralised the virus in human cells for the first time. An Italian firm, Takis, is developing the vaccine.

7.(d) Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh state government launched the Ayush Kavach app on May 5, 2020. The Ayush Kavach app aims to help people boost their immunity against the coronavirus by providing relevant tips and facts from Ayurveda.

8.(a)September 30th 
The central government has extended the time limit for filing the annual GST returns for the fiscal year 2018-2019 till September 30, 2020.

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