Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 20 April 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

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  1. The Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19 has been extended for 180 days from April 19, 2022. The scheme was launched under which central sector scheme?

    A) Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan

    B) Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana

    C) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana 

    D) Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package

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    Option D

    Explanation:The ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), insurance scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19’ has been extended for a further period of 180 days. This will be effective from April 19, 2022.

  2. India’s first portable solar rooftop system has been inaugurated in which city?

    A) Hyderabad

    B) Gandhinagar

    C) Dehradun

    D) Patna

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    Option B

    Explanation:The first portable solar rooftop system in India has been inaugurated at Swaminarayan Akshardham temple complex in Gandhinagar, in Gujarat.

  3. AS per IMF, what is the projected GDP Growth rate of India in FY23?

    A) 8.2%

    B) 9%

    C) 7.5%

    D) 8.9%

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    Option A

    Explanation:The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed the gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for India in FY23 to 8.2 percent in its latest World Economic Outlook report, released on April 19, 2022.

  4. Centre has reconstituted the expert committee to monitor the compensatory afforestation for the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor Expressway project. Who is the head of the renewed committee?

    A) Chairperson of Wildlife Institute of India

    B) Chief Secretary, Uttarakhand

    C) Director-General of National Green Tribunal 

    D) Director-General of Forests , MoEFCC

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Supreme Court has reconstituted the expert committee to monitor the compensatory afforestation and other mitigation measures for the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor Expressway project. The independent 12-member expert committee was formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to be headed by Chief Secretary, Uttarakhand. The Director-General of Forests, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change will be the Chairperson of the reconstituted Committee.

  5. IMF has estimated the global growth forecast for calendar year 2022 at what percent in its latest outlook report in April 2022??

    A) 5.3%

    B) 4.1%

    C) 3.6%

    D) 4.7%

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    Option C

    Explanation:In the case of global economy, IMF has cut the growth forecast for calendar year 2022 to 3.6 percent from 4.4 percent.

  6. The  Indian Coast Guard (ICG) had organised the 8th National Level Pollution Response Exercise, ‘NATPOLREX-VIII’, in which place?

    A) Kerala

    B) Goa

    C) Andhra Pradesh

    D) Gujarat

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) kicked-off 8th edition of two-day National Level Pollution Response Exercise, ‘NATPOLREX-VIII’, on April 19, 2022 off Mormugao harbour, Goa.

  7. The GDP growth rate projection of the world economy as per World Bank for 2022 is estimated at ________ percent

    A) 3.2%

    B) 5.5%

    C) 2.8%

    D) 4.3%

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    Option A

    Explanation:The World Bank has lowered the global growth forecast for 2022 to 3.2%. Earlier this was estimated at 4.1%.

  8. In April 2022, the Indian Air Force used which of its aircraft to successfully undertake live test-firing of a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?

    A) MK. III

    B) Hawk 132

    C) MiG-29UPG

    D) Su30 MkI

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully carried out live test-firing of a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi fighter jet, Su30 MkI, on the Eastern seaboard on April 19, 2022.

  9. Which day is observed as the UN Chinese Language Day annually?

    A) 19 April

    B) 20 April

    C) 18 April

    D) 17 April

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    Option B

    Explanation:The UN Chinese Language Day is observed on April 20 annually.

  10. Who is the author of the book “The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution”?

    A) Akhileshwar Pathak

    B) Amita Dhanda

    C) Rajesh Talwar

    D) M. P. Singh

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    Option C

    Explanation:Noted lawyer and writer Rajesh Talwar has come out with a new children’s book titled “The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution”.

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