Correct Answer : Option (B) - Exercise NCC Yogdan
Note : Ministry of Defence (MoD) has allowed temporary employment of National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets under 'Exercise NCC Yogdan'. The Ministry also provided guidelines in this regard. The exercise was launched as per the request of the Civil and police administration in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mumbai
Note : On April 6, 2020, the Life Insurance council announced that the "Force Majeure" clause will apply to COVID-19 deaths. Force Majeure clause was introduced for unforeseen circumstances. This includes natural disasters, accidents, epidemics, pandemics. Headquarters of LIC is in Mumbai, India
Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA
Note : On April 6, 2020, the Central Zoo Authority of the United States asked all the zoos to stay on high alert after a tiger tested positive of COVID-19. This is the first time COVID-19 infections are reported on an animal.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ramesh Pokhriyal
Note : The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has launched "MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline Portal". The portal aims to support students facing difficulties due to closure of hostel and colleges.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - UB Pravin Rao
Note : Vice-Chairperson Infosys' chief operating officer, UB Pravin Rao, has been appointed as the new chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) for the year 2020-21.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - CAWACH
Note : The Department of Science and Technology has set up a Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health crisis. The centre is to be established at Rs 56 crores. The The Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH) is being established by the DST to support the start-ups. It is to be implemented by SINE, IIT Bombay. The initiative will help identify innovative solutions to address the country's need in diagnostics, ventilators and therapeutics.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Harsha Vardhan
Note : On April 5, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan announced that over 50 crore vulnerable and poor citizens are eligible under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat).
Correct Answer : Option (A) - DRDO's RCI
Note : DRDO's RCI (Research Centre IMARAT, Hyderabad) and TBRL (Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, Chandigarh) develop face protection mask for health care professionals handling COVID-19 patients.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - April 3, 2020
Note : On April 3, 2020, the Army Medical Corps Raising Day was celebrated under the motto Motto: "Survey Santu Nirmaya" The meaning of "Survey Santu Nirmaya" The meaning of "Survey Santu Nirmaya" is "Let all the humans be free from disabilities and diseases".
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Calmette
Note : According to a US-based research, a combination of reduced morbidity and mortality could make the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination a "game-changer" in the fight against novel coronavirus. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is a vaccine primarily used against tuberculosis (TB).