Important Current Affairs Questions 2020 - May 18

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Current Affairs Questions 2020         

Q :  

Which institute has fabricated an economical and energy-efficient wafer-scale photodetector using gold-silicon interface?

(A) SreeChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology

(B) Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

(C) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

(D) Defence Research and Development Organisation

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

World Thalassaemia Day is observed on which date?

(A) 7 May

(B) 5 May

(C) 6 May

(D) 8 May

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

What is India's GDP growth for 2020-21 (FY21) predicted by Japanese brokerage firm Nomura Holdings?

(A) -5.2%

(B) -3.2%

(C) -2.2%

(D) -1.2%

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

World Migratory Bird Day is observed on which date every year?

(A) May 9

(B) May 7

(C) May 6

(D) May 8

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN's postal agency have released a commemorative postage stamp on 9 May to commemorate which anniversary of the eradication of smallpox?

(A) 30th

(B) 40th

(C) 20th

(D) 10th

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) amended Rule 44G of Income-tax Rules, 1962. Who is Current CBDT Chairman?

(A) Atulesh Jindal

(B) Shushil Chandra

(C) Pramod Chandra Mody

(D) Rani Singh Nair

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

The Carlyle Group, an United States(US) based private equity firm acquired how much stake in SeQuent Scientific Limited, the largest animal healthcare company from India?

(A) 64%

(B) 54%

(C) 44%

(D) 74%

Correct Answer : D

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