Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2 billion USD
Note : On March 25, 2020, the United Nations launched Global Humanitarian Response Plan to fight against COVID-19. The organization has allocated 2 billion USD to implement the plan. The plan has been launched in 51 countries of Africa, South America, Middle East and also Asia.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - MACS 4028
Note : Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) Scientists have developed a biofortified wheat variety MACS 4028. The new wheat variety shows high protein content.The wheat variety developed by the ARI scientists show high protein content of about 14.7%
Correct Answer : Option (C) - USA
Note : In a major development, the United States (US) Navy and Armyhas successfully tested its common hypersonic glide body (C-HGB), a first unarmed prototype of a hypersonic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads. The test was carried out at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii and was monitored by Missile Defense Agency (MDA) of US Department of Defence i.e. The Pentagon.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Iqbal Singh Bains
Note : Iqbal Singh Bains was appointed as Madhya Pradesh (MP) Chief Secretary by the newly-sworn Chief Minister (CM) Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the state. He was the successor of CS M Gopal Reddy.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - ITU
Note : The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) launched a "Global Network Resiliency Platform" to help global networks remain "safer, stronger and more connected" during the COVID-19 crisis.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation
Note : The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) with support from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation is developing a 1st of its kind "Form Based Codes" for the development of railway land.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - $5 million
Note : The Government of Sri Lanka has pledged to contribute $5 million to the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Corona Emergency Fund proposed by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on March 15, 2020 with an initial grant of $10 million from India to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - March 25
Note : International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed on 25 March. The day is observed every year. The day provides an opportunity to honour and remember the people who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mumbai
Note : Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has set up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai. A dedicated 100 bedded COVID-19 centre has been established at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai for patients who test positive for COVID-19.Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital has done this in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada
Note : The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. The International Olympic Committee is expected to decide the fate of the games in four weeks' time.