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Exercise :: National - Latest Current Affairs

  • National - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) is in which Indian city?

A. Indore
B. Patna
C. Bangalore
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The government of India launched a toll-free helpline number for people who may face any mental health issues due to the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus. It was launched by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore.

2. 

Tan Re Qing has been recommended to treat COVID-19. It belongs to which animal?

A. Lion
B. Zebra
C. Bear
D. Monkey

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The National Health Commission of China published a list of recommended treatments to treat COVID-19. Apart from western medicine and Chinese medicine, the list included Tan Re Qing, injections that contain bear bile powder. Tan Re Qing is secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder of the bear. The bile from various species of bears, including Asiatic black bears and brown bears, has been used as a traditional Chinese medicine since the 8th century.

3. 

Which bank has invested in 100 million USD National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)?

A. World Bank
B. Asian Development Bank
C. AIIB
D. All of the above

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On March 30, 2020, the Asian Development Bank announced that it is to invest 100 million USD in National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). The investment during an economic slow down is a great boost for the Indian Economy.

4. 

"Aham!, a virtual assistant, has been released in how many languages?

A. 4
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

DheeYantra, the pioneers in Indian languages NLP and conversational AI, has launched "Aham!", a virtual assistant. The chatbot was developed to provide answers to the concerns on the COVID-19 crisis. Aham! is released in 7 Indian languages namely Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil, in addition to English.

5. 

GoI has extended the benefit of 2% Interest Subvention (IS) to Banks and 3% Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) to all farmers upto which date?

A. 30 April 2020
B. 31 May 2020
C. 15 May 2020
D. 30 June 2020

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

GoI has extended the benefit of 2% Interest Subvention (IS) to Banks and 3% Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) to all farmers up to 31 May 2020. The extension is applicable to the crop loans up to Rs.3 lakh given by banks which have become due or are becoming due between 1 March and 31 May 2020. The move comes in the wake of lockdown due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.