Correct Answer : Option (D) - Architect
Note : Renowned artist and architect Satish Gujral passed away on 26 March. He was 94-years old. He died due to illness. PM Narendra Modi condoled his demise. Satish Gujral was an architect, painter, muralist, sculptor and graphic artist. He was admired for his creativity and determination with which he overcame many adversities.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indore
Note : Indore has deployed drones to sanitize city areas against the coronavirus scare and has become the 1st city in India to use drones to sanitize the city. The Indore Municipal Corporation has hired two drones for that purpose. It is a first-of-its-kind attempt with which crowded areas are being sanitized with the help of drones. Vegetables markets and streets of the Indore are being sprayed with sodium hypochlorite and bio-clean. These drones take off with 16 litres of chemicals in each flight and return after 30 minutes having sprayed chemicals in an area spanning 8-10 km.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Photographer
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sunil Chhetri
Note : The World Governing body FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association or International Federation of Association Football) has selected Indian Football Captain Sunil Chhetri among 28 other stars for its campaign. The campaign is to combat COVID-19.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : The Uttar Pradesh state government has imposed a ban on the production and sale of pan masala during the 21-day lockdown imposed across the country. The move comes in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
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.