May 16 2020 Current Affairs

16 May, 2020
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  • Question 1: Which programme has been launched for the digital skilling of tribal youth?
  • Explanation:Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda launched the ‘GOAL’ – Going Online As Leaders Programme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA) in partnership with Facebook at a Webinar in New Delhi. GOAL is designed to provide mentorship to tribal youth with digital mode.
  • Question 2: Who is the author of the book - Tista Parer Brittanto?
  • Explanation:Veteran Bengali author Debesh Roy passed away recently.
  • Question 3: International Day of Families is observed on...?
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  • Question 4: National Endangered Species Day 2020 was observed on...?
  • Explanation:In India, National Endangered Species Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd Friday of May
  • Question 5: Which state has launched two welfare schemes - Sneher Porosh and Prochesta?
  • Explanation:Schemes Sneher Porosh will provide support for the migrant workers and Prochesta to help the workers of the unorganized sector of Bengal.
  • Question 6: Which state has launched started online classes for Schoolchildren in association with Doordarshan?
  • Explanation:The special educational lectures are designed for students from class 1 to 12 with special slots allotted for each class.
  • Question 7: Govt has introduced a new scheme of ___ nterest subvention on working capital loans for the dairy sector?
  • Explanation: A budgetary provision of Rs 100 Crore earmarked for this and will be implemented during 2020-21.
  • Question 8: Sikkim Statehood Day is celebrated on...?
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  • Question 9: International Day of Living Together is observed on...?
  • Explanation:May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace. In 2017, the United Nations declared this Day to promote peace, tolerance, inclusion, understanding, and solidarity across the world.
  • Question 10: ___ has become the first European country to proclaim an end to the coronavirus epidemic at home?
  • Explanation:Slovenia said, the COVID-19 spread is under control and there is no longer a need for extraordinary health measures.
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