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Q.1 When is Ayushman Bharat Day celebrated?
(आयुष्मान भारत दिवस मनाया जाता है?)
a. 29 April
b. 30 April
c. 1 May
d. None of these

Q.2 Who will be the next Ambassador or Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations?
( संयुक्त राष्ट्र में भारत का अगला राजदूत अथवा स्थायी प्रतिनिधि कौन होगा?)
a. Sunil Arora
b. T.S. Tirumurthy
c. Niraj Vyas
d. None of these

Q.3 Who has been banned by ICC for 2 years from all cricket activities?
(ICC ने किसको क्रिकेट की सभी गतिविधियों से 2 साल के लिए बैन किया गया है?)
a. Shashank Manohar
b. Deepak Agrawal
c. Manu Sawhney 
d. None of these

Q.4 Recently, Rishi Kapoor, who was awarded the National Award, died at the age of 67, for whom was he famous?
(हाल ही में राष्ट्रीय अवार्ड से नवाजे ऋषि कपूर 67 वर्ष की उम्र में निधन हुआ है वो किसके लिए प्रसिद्ध थे?)
a. Author
b. Actor
c. Politician
d. Singer

Q.5 CRISIL has reduced India's GDP growth by 3.5% for FY-21?
(CRISIL ने वित्त वर्ष-21 के लिए भारत की GDP ग्रोथ को 3.5% से घटाकर कितनी की है?)
a. 2.5%
b. 1.1%
c. 1.8%
d. 2.0%

Q.6 Who has been appointed the new chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board for a 3-year term?
(लोक उद्यम चयन बोर्ड ने नया किसको  3 साल के कार्यकाल लिए अध्यक्ष नियुक्त किया है?)
a. Sunil Arora
b. Niraj Vyas
c. Rajiv Kumar
d. None of these


Q.7 Who was sworn in as Vigilance Commissioner?
(सतर्कता आयुक्त के रूप में किसने शपथ ली?)
a. Suresh N. Patel
b. Deepak Mittal
c. Niraj Vyas
d. None of these

Q.8 Which country hosted the 45th session of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)/UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)?
(किस देश ने विश्व मौसम विज्ञान संगठन (WMO) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र आर्थिक और सामाजिक आयोग एशिया और प्रशांत (ESCAP) के 45 वें सत्र की मेजबानी की?)
a. India
b. Oman
c. Bahrain
d. US

Q.9 Who developed Ber-D, a natural product based Alzheimer inhibitor?
(अल्जाइमर अवरोधक आधारित प्राकृतिक उत्पाद बेर-डी को किसने विकसित किया?)
a. ICMR
b. ARI
c. CSIR-CECRI
d. JNCASR

Q.10 Who released the Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID)?
(आंतरिक विस्थापन (GRID) पर वैश्विक रिपोर्ट किसने जारी की?)
a. UNDP
b. IDMC  
c. WHO
d. UNESCO

Q.11 Who has been appointed the head coach of the USA national team?
(यूएसए की राष्ट्रीय टीम का मुख्य कोच किससे नियुक्त किया गया है?)
a. J.J. Arun Kumar
b. Deepak Kumar
c. Kapil Dev
d. None of these

Q.12 How many million dollar loan has been approved by ADB to Maharashtra for cooperation in energy sector?
(एडीबी ने महाराष्ट्र को ऊर्जा क्षेत्र में सहयोग करने के लिए कितने मिलियन डॉलर के ऋण को दी मंजूरी है?)
a. 300 Million dollars
b. 346 Million dollars
c. 350 Million dollars
d. 400 Million dollars



Top Current Affairs 1 May 2020

Answer Highlights - 

(1) 30 April
On 30 April, Ayushman Bharat Day was celebrated. The day aims to promote affordable medical facilities in remote areas of the country based on the socio-economic caste census database. It also aims to work for the health and welfare of the poor and will provide insurance benefits.

(2) T.S Tirumurthy
Central Government T.S. It has been announced that Tirumurthy will be appointed as the next Ambassador or Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations. He will replace Syed Akbaruddin appointed as India's permanent representative to the United Nations in New York.

(3) Deepak Agarwal
Deepak Aggarwal has been banned by the International Cricket Council for participating in any cricket related activities for 2 years. The ban has been imposed on him by the ICC after he admitted to violating the ICC Anti Corruption Code. Now Deepak will be free to continue his participation in cricket related activities after 27 October 2021.

(4) Actor
Rishi Kapoor had a prolific performance of nearly 40 years in the film Udhog. His film career started as a child artist from the 1970 film "Mera Naam Joker". For which he was also given the National Film Award. Apart from this, he first appeared in the 1973 film Bobby as the lead actor. For which he was awarded the Filmfare Best Actor Award.

(5) 1.8%
The CRISIL rating organization brought down its previous gauge of India's GDP development rate from 3.5% to .8% in FY 2020-21. CRISIL has assessed an all out loss of Rs 10 lakh crore or Rs 7,000 for every capita because of the lockdown forced to control the COVID-19 plague.

(6) Rajiv Kumar 
Rajiv Kumar, the new former Finance Secretary of Public Enterprises Selection Board-PESB, has been appointed as Chairman for a 3-year term. He is a 1984 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre. His appointment has been made after approval by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (SSC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will replace Kapil Dev Tripathi who has recently taken over as Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.


(7) Suresh N. Patel 
Banker Suresh N Patel was on April 29, 2020 sworn-in as the Vigilance Commissioner of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) through videoconferencing. Patel was administered the oath of anti-corruption watchdog office by Central Vigilance Commissioner Sanjay Kothari.

(8) Oman
Oman hosted the 45th session of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)/UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

(9) JNCASR
Scientists from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research  have modified the structure of Berberine into Ber-D to use as an Alzheimer's inhibitor. Berberine is a natural and cheap product similar to curcumin, available commercially.

(10) IDMC
Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) released its Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) 2020 on 29 April.

(11) J.J. Arunakumar
Former Karnataka cricketer J.J. Arunakumar has been made the head coach of the USA national team. He will replace interim coach James Pament.

(12) $ 346 million 
(ADB) has agreed to provide a loan of US $ 346 million to the Maharashtra State Government for providing reliable electricity connections in rural areas of Maharashtra.

Top Current Affairs 1 May 2020

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