Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 22nd April-20

Welcome to your Current Affairs 22nd April-20

1) Consider the following statements about New Development Bank:
1. It is an initiative of Shanghai Cooperation agency.
2. It's headquarter is located in Shanghai.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
2) Consider the following statements about Sepsis:
1. When the chemicals in the bloodstream go out of balance, sepsis occurs.
2. Sepsis is found only in adult women.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
3) With reference to Finance Commission (FC), consider the following statements:
1. As the FC is a constitutional body, its recommendations are binding on the government.
2. The chairman of a FC is not eligible for reappointment.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
4) With reference to Appointment committee of the cabinet, consider the following:
1. It is composed of the Prime Minister of India (chairman), Home Minister.
2. The committee makes appointments according to the Transactions of Business rules, 1961.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
5) With respect to COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana consider the following statements:
1. It is an initiative of the State of Telangana.
2. Under the scheme, the Anganwadi workers are to get special health insurance of Rs 50 lakhs.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
6) With respect to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM - KISAN) consider the following statements:
1. Under the scheme, the GoI transfers Rs 6,000 per year to the farmers’ bank accounts in three installments.
2. All farmers in India are eligible for PM- KISAN.
3. It is a center sponsored scheme and implemented throughout India.
Which of the above statement/s are incorrect?
7) Creative Economy Report published is published by
8) Which of the below mentioned rivers are tributaries of Brahmaputra?
1. Dihing
2. Dhansari
3. Manas
4. Sabari
5. Subansiri
9) Mouling national park is located in
10) " RT - PCR" sometimes in news, it is associated with

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