Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 19th April-20

Welcome to your Current Affairs 19th April-20

1) Consider the following statements about Commercial Crew Programme:
1. It was administered by NASA
2. The unmanned mission Demo-1 is also a part of the programme.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
2) "COVSACK" sometimes in news it is associated with
3) Consider the following statements about the International Development Association:
1. It is an initiative of International monetary fund (IMF).
2. It shares the IMF mission of reducing poverty.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
4) Consider the following statements about tangible and intangible cultural assets:
1. Tangible assets are like skills and knowledge.
2. Intangible assets are especially of the monuments and sites.
Which of the above statement/s are incorrect?
5) Consider the following statements about The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB):
1. It aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asian region only.
2. Its headquarters is located in Beijing, China.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
6) "Ways and means advances" sometimes in news it is regarding
7) 1. Penganga
2. Pranahita
3. Sabarai
The above mentioned rivers are tributaries of
8) Gharial is one of the three species of crocodilians only found in Indian subcontinent. Gharial also known as Long-nosed crocodile is the longest living species of crocodilians in the world. They used to grow up to 7 m (23 ft), in the past history of India, giant Gharial were reported to kill in the Gogra and Kosi River. Due to hunting for skins, killing for medicine and habitat loss, Gharials are fall in the category of one of the most critically endangered species of animal in the world.
Gharial can be found in which of the following
9) Which country is called as "Giant of Africa”?
10) Theyyam is a popular ritual form of worship in which State

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