Quiz And Explanation SMQUIZ045

1. Abel Prize is related to which of the following subjects?

a. Mathematics
b. Economics
c. Physics
d. Chemistry



• On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Niels Henrik Abel’s (Norway mathematician who made pioneering contributions in a variety of fields) birth, the Abel Prize was established by the Norwegian government in 2002.
• The Prize recognises extraordinary contributions to the field of mathematics & is funded by the Norwegian Government.
• Based on the recommendations of the Abel Committee, which consists of five internationally recognized mathematicians, the Abel Laureates is chosen.

2. Who among the following is the Union Civil Aviation Minister?

a. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
b. Hardeep Singh Puri
c. Ram Vilas Paswan
d. Dr. Jitendra Singh


3. The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed to amend which of the following?

a. Aircraft Act, 1932
b. Aircraft Act, 1927
c. Aircraft Act, 1934
d. Aircraft Act, 1939



• The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was tabled in the lower house of the Parliament by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.
• The amendments would fulfill the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
• The bill proposes to amend the Aircraft Act, 1934, which regulates the manufacture, possession, use, operation, sale, import and export of civil aircraft and licensing of aerodromes.

4. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna, what will be the percent of monthly wages paid for the next three months by the Central government under the Provident Fund for the low wage workers?

a. 24%
b. 22%
c. 12%
d. 8%



• Wage-earners below Rs 15,000 per month in businesses having less than 100 workers are at risk of losing their employment.
• Under this package, government proposes to pay 24 percent of their monthly wages into their PF accounts for next three months.
• This would prevent disruption in their employment.

5. In the govt. relief package for the CoronaVirus, what amount would be paid to support for senior citizens (above 60 years), widows and Divyang?

a. 1000
b. 2000
c. 2100
d. 5100



• There are around 3 crore aged widows and people in Divyang category who are vulnerable due to economic disruption caused by COVID-19.
• Government will give them Rs 1,000 to tide over difficulties during next three months.