Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha
Note : Odisha on April 9, 2020 became the first state to prolong the coronavirus lockdown which has been extended till April 30. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement after a Cabinet meeting.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Classical singer
Note : Renowned Hindustani classical singer and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Hiranand Chawla passed away in Gurgaon on April 10, 2020at the age of 87. The singer was trained in thumri, dadra and ghazal singing by Begum Akhtar.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shripad Yesso Naik
Note : Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under the Ministry of AYUSH organized an international webinar on 10 April 2020 on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day. Over 1000 participants attended the webinar on a digital platform which was also live-streamed. The webinar was addressed by Union Minister of State (I/C) AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - National Innovation Foundation India
Note : National Innovation Foundation India (NIF) has developed "wormivet," an indigenous herbal medication (dewormer) in the form of commercial products for livestock owners. The product will be an alternative to the chemical method of treatment of worm.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bharat Padhe Online
Note : Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has launched the 'Bharat Padhe Online' campaign on 10 April in New Delhi. The campaign aimed for crowdsourcing of Ideas for Improving the Online Education ecosystem of India. Ideas can be shared on bharatpadheonline. firstname.lastname@example.org and on twitter by using # BharatPadheOnline up to 16 April 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 76-day
Note : China has unveiled a new trial protocol for re-testing the recovered coronavirus patients. The protocol intensifies the screening of asymptomatic cases as concerns grew over the second wave of virus infections in the country. The move by the China government comes after it lifted the 76-day lockdown in Wuhan. According to the protocol, recovered COVID-19 patients must stay in quarantine for 14 days either at their home or in an isolation centre for medical observation.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Assam
Note : The COVID 19 pandemic has made the ubiquitous gamosa, a decorative cotton towel, evolve from memento to mask.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Cancun, Mexico
Note : G-20 countries are to hold a meeting to discuss the way forward in supporting the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic on 15 April. From India, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. The meeting follows the Extraordinary Energy Ministers meeting of the G-20 countries which was held on 31 March 2020. Headquarters of G20 group is in Cancun, Mexico.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jai Parkash Dalal
Note : The Haryana State Government has set up a 24x7 Toll-free helpline facility for procurement during Rabi Season 2020 and also ensuring social distancing norms. The aim of the move is to facilitate the farmers during the Rabi procurement season in these difficult times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board (HSAMB) launched a dedicated 24x7 Toll-free helpline No. 1800-180-2060 with thirty lines has been established in Panchkula, the Head Office of HSAMB.Jai Parkash Dalal is Agriculture and Farmers welfare of Haryana.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Genrich Membranes
Note : Department of Science and Technology (DST) is to support and provide funding to the Genrich Membranes, a spin-off company, based on proprietary technology licensed from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune to increase the membrane oxygenator equipment (MOE). MOE is developed to treat COVID-19 patients. The equipment was successfully tested at Genrich.