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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 April 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as NASA’s Artemis Base Camp, WHO foundation day and India’s first cargo-on-seat flight among others.

Apr 7, 2020 17:54 IST
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7 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 NASA’s Artemis Base Camp, WHO foundation day and India’s first cargo-on-seat flight among others.

1.Which state/UT government has launched a 5T action plan to combat COVID-19?
a)Maharashtra
b)Telangana
c)Kerala
d)Delhi

2.Which Ministry issued an advisory to the Chief Wildlife Wardens of states/UTs regarding containment of COVID-19 in national parks, tiger reserves and sanctuaries?
a)Home Ministry
b)Health Ministry 
c)Environment Ministry
d)WCD Ministry

3.Which nation lifted the temporary ban imposed on the export of essential drugs-Hydroxychloroquine, Paracetamol?
a)US
b)Japan
c)China
d)India

4.Which airlines operated India’s first cargo-on-seat flight?
a)Air India
b)SpiceJet
c)Indigo 
d)Vistara

5.NASA’s Artemis Base Camp is expected to work as a gateway to landing humans on which planet?
a)Venus
b)Mars
c)Jupiter
d)Saturn

6.Which High Court stayed an FIR registered against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey?
a)Delhi High Court
b)Madras High Court
c)Bombay High Court
d)Rajasthan High Court

7.What is the name of the ventilator developed by Indian Railways?
a)Jeevan
b)Jivanta
c)Jivanarha
d)Jivanvrajati

8.When was the World Health Organisation established?
a)April 6th 
b)April 7th 
c)April 5th 
d)April 8th 

Answers

1.(d) Delhi
The Delhi Government launched a 5T action plan to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the National Capital on April 7, 2020. Delhi’s 5Ts include- Testing, Tracing, Treatment, Teamwork and Tracking and Monitoring. 

2.(c) Environment Ministry
The Environment Ministry has issued an advisory to the Chief Wildlife Wardens of all states and union territories regarding containment of COVID-19 in national parks, tiger reserves and sanctuaries. The move follows the recent news report of a four-year-old tiger being infected with coronavirus in New York’s Bronx Zoo. 

3.(d) India
India has lifted the restriction imposed on the export of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and paracetamol. India will now allow the export of these drugs in appropriate quantities to neighbouring nations that are most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

4.(b) SpiceJet
SpiceJet recently operated India’s first cargo-on-seat flight from Delhi to Chennai to transport vital supplies. The B737 passenger aircraft was carrying 11 tons of vital supplies in passenger cabin & belly space. It is expected to do five rotations carrying crucial supplies.

5.(b) Mars
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been working on the ‘Artemis Program’ that aims at landing humans on the moon by 2024. The base camp is expected to successfully demonstrate the US’s long-established leadership in space and will serve as a gateway for humanity’s first mission to Mars. 

6.(d) Rajasthan High Court
The Rajasthan High Court stayed an FIR registered against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on April 7, 2020. The FIR was filed in 2018 during Dorsey’s India visit for allegedly hurting sentiments of the Brahmin community. The Jodhpur Court had ordered Police to register an FIR against him.

7.(a) Jeevan
The Indian Railways has developed a low-cost ventilator named ‘Jeevan’. The ventilator was developed at the Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory of the Railways. 

8.(b) April 7th 
The World Health Organisation was established on April 7, 1948, as a specialised agency of the United Nations to ensure international public health. The World Health Day is observed annually on April 7 to commemorate the day and draw the world’s attention to the issue of global health and its importance. 

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