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Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd May 2020

Published on May 02, 2020
  • Important Days:- 2nd May 2020-World Tuna Day
  • Obituaries:- Denis Goldberg- Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg passed away.
  • Book and Author:- An E-book titled as ‘Prof. B.B. Lal: India Rediscovered’ launched by Union Culture Minister.
  • Static Part:
    • Union Culture Minister: Prahlad Singh Patel
Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd May 2020
  • Awards and Honors:- Prof. Shobhana Narasimhan- She has been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She belongs to the Theoretical Sciences Unit (TSU) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) has been elected as an International Honorary Member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • Prof T Pradeep: He is an IIT Madras Professor and has been selected for the Nikkei Asia Prize 2020 in the category of Science and Technology.
  • #WeWillWin Campaign- FIFA launched a campaign #WeWillWin via a video to pay tribute to health workers who are working hard to combat COVID-19
  • The Karnataka Youth Empowerment and Sports Department and United Karnataka Chess Association will host an online chess tournament to raise funds for the CM Covid-19 relief fund.
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Karnataka: BS Yediyurappa
    • Governor of Karnataka: Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
    • National Parks and Wild Life Sanctuaries of Karnataka: Nagarhole National Park, Bandipur National Park, Anshi National Park, Bannerghatta National Park, Malai Mahadeshwara WLS, Melkote Temple WLS, Nugu WLS
  • The Chak-Hao, the black rice of Manipur, and the Gorakhpur terracotta received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • ‘AYURAKSHA’—By All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Delhi Police
  • Appointments
  • ‘ATULYA’ a Microwave Sterilizer--By DRDO and DIAT, Pune
  • USAID to Provide Additional $3 Million to India to Fight COVID-19
  • YASH Programme—By NCSTC and DST


Q.1 When is World Tuna Day observed?
a. 1st May
b. 2nd May
c. 3rd May
d. 4th May

Q.2 Who launched the #WeWillWin Campaign?
a. ICC
d. World Athletics

Q.3 Which state will be hosting an online chess tournament to raise funds for the Covid-19 relief fund?
a. Assam
b. Karnataka
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Kerala

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