Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tamil Nadu
Note : Geographical Indications Registry headquartered in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) has granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for 4 new products from three states.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs.3,100 crore
Note : Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) trust has allocated Rs.3,100 crore for fight against COVID-19 pandemic. PM CARES Trust was formed on 27 March 2020. The trust is headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia
Note : Russia stated recently that it will oppose any attempts by the United States to extend the arms embargo on Iran and reimpose UN sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia expressed very clearly during a video conference that the Trump administration will have a tough time advancing any measures to impose sanctions on Iran in the UN Security Council.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Manoj Ahuja
Note : Manoj Ahuja was appointed as the new Chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on May 12, 2020. He will be replacing IAS officer Anita Karwal, who has been appointed as the Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy under Human Resource Development Ministry. Manoj Ahuja is a 1990 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre. He is currently serving as the Special Director at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration under the Department of Personnel and Training.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - FIRA
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Padmakumar M Nair
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Iraq
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Goliath frog
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pranavayu
Note : The Bengaluru city corporation, Karnataka has launched Pranavayu programme to create awareness on the need to self examine the respiratory health for the city people. Pranavayu programme aims to create awareness through advertisements in media about the need to carry out self examination for early detection of any ailment that could aggravate the situation if contracted with the viral infection.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Deepa Malik
Note : Deepa Malik, India's lone woman Paralympics silver medallist, announced that she will be hanging her boots from active sports in order to serve as the president of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) in accordance with the National Sports Code.