08th May, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th May, 2020
1. Which of the following has extended Dia Mirza's term as its National Goodwill Ambassador for another two years till the end of 2022?
[A] UNESCO
[B] IUCN
[C] United Nations Environment Programme
[D] UNICEF
[E] UNCTAD
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2. SBI has increased its home loan rates that are linked to repo rate by up to how many basis points amid market indications of increased credit risk for borrowers and realty firms in the wake of Covid-19?
[A] 10
[B] 20
[C] 30
[D] 40
[E] 50
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3. Which of the following has become the first state in the country to provide the facility of beds with ventilators in hospitals of each and every district of state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Punjab
[E] Haryana
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4. In May 2020, in which state, the retirement age of the government staff, teachers and those in public sector units has been raised by a year to 59?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Kerala
[D] Telangana
[E] Maharashtra
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5. Where did a two day National Webinar on ‘Education and Leadership During A Crisis’ begin in May 2020?
[A] Lucknow
[B] Ranchi
[C] Jaipur
[D] Jammu
[E] Kolkata
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6. Which of the following bank has approved an additional loan of 500 million dollars to Bangladesh to manage the impact of Coronavirus on its economy and public health?
[A] NDB
[B] AIIB
[C] ADB
[D] World Bank
[E] IMF
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7. A team of ________ researchers comprising Prof. Ambarish Kunwar and Prof. Kiran Kondabagil have developed portable UV sanitizer.
[A] IIT Bombay
[B] IIT Guwahati
[C] IIT Delhi
[D] IIT Kanpur
[E] IIT Roorkee
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8. NIT, Trichy and ________ Central Universities have been selected for Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme 2020.
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
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9. In May 2020, with which of the following has the Coir Board signed a MoU to establish a Centre of Excellence for Coir Applications?
[A] IIT Madras
[B] IIT Bombay
[C] IIT Kanpur
[D] IIT Kharagpur
[E] IIT Roorkee
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10. In which state, the Umaria police have launched a Sankalp Scheme to provide 24-hour help to the elderly?
[A] Bihar
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Uttar Pradesh
[E] Chhattisgarh
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