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Current Affairs Quiz , 23 April 2020
- May 7, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Quizes
1) Noor satellite, a military satellite was launched by a country’s armed forces? Which is that country?
b) Saudi Arabia
• Iran claims to have launched its first military satellite into orbit on Wednesday, according to The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Iran says the satellite, called Noor, took off on top of a relatively unknown rocket called Ghased, or “Messenger,” from Iran’s Central Desert and reached an altitude of 425 kilometers.
2) Remittance Prices Worldwide is a resource report sponsored by
b) International Press Institute
d) World Bank Group
• Remittance Prices Worldwide is a resource report sponsored by the World Bank Group.It provides data on the cost of sending remittances from 48 remittance sending countries and 105 receiving countries.
3) Which among the following is not one of the official language of UN?
d) All of the above
• English Language Day at the UN is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare.Under the initiative, UN duty stations around the world celebrate six separate days, each dedicated to one of the Organization’s six official languages.
• Arabic (18 December)
• Chinese (20 April)
• English (23 April)
• French (20 March)
• Russian (6 June)
• Spanish (23 April)
4) “World Hunger Map” is an initiative by
d) Both (b) and (c)
• Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba is working with WFP to develop digital “World Hunger Map”. The map will help to monitor global hunger and operations to end scourge by 2030 which is one of UN’s key Sustainable Development goals. It also aims to boost efficiency of interventions and shorten emergency response times.
5) Team Mask Force, a video created to promote the use of masks to fight the infectious disease COVID-19 is an initiative of
a) Board of Control for Cricket in India
b) IIT Mumbai
c) IIT Madras
d) National Informatics Center
• It is a video Created by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).It is a video Created by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).