Top 35 Important Current Affairs Objective On Coronavirus

Questions and Answers On Coronavirus
1.            Where did the first case of coronavirus detected?
a)            Wuhan
b)            Shanghai
c)            Hangzhou
d)            Chengdu
Ans: (a) A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. 7 active corona patients were found in WUHAN province.

2.            Who was the whistleblower of corona virus in china?
a)            Lee wanchu
b)            Li Wenliang
c)            Li Dequan
d)            Li hanzo
e)            Ans: (b) Li Wenliang was the Ophthalmologist at Wuhan central Hospital. He detected 7 corona positive patients in hospital on 30 December 2019. He was also got infected with such virus and dead on 7 February 2020 in Wuhan.

3.            What is the full form of SARS?
a)            Sever Aureate Response Syndrome
b)            Serious Access Respiratory Syndrome
c)            Sever Acute Response Syndrome
d)            Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome
e)            Ans: (d) Full form of SARS is Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome. SARS affected 26 countries and resulted in more than 8000 cases in 2003. Since then, a small number of cases have occurred as a result of laboratory accidents or, possibly, through animal-to-human transmission (Guangdong, China).

4.            When was the first case of SARS-CoV (corona virus) was detected?
a)            2010
b)            2019
c)            2006
d)            2003
Ans: (d) SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) – virus identified in 2003. SARS-CoV is thought to be an animal virus from an as-yet-uncertain animal reservoir, perhaps bats, that spread to other animals (civet cats) and first infected humans in the Guangdong province of southern China in 2002.
5.            When biological weapon convention was singed?
a)            1970
b)            1975
c)            1980
d)            1985
Ans: (b) This Convention was signed by 183 country in 1975. The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (usually referred to as the Biological Weapons Convention, abbreviation: BWC, or Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, abbreviation: BTWC) was the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of an entire category of weapons.
6.            Which of the following human organs were affected by corona virus?
a)            Heart
b)            Liver
c)            Lungs
d)            Kidney
Ans: (c) Coronaviruses cause respiratory illnesses, so the lungs are usually affected first.  Early symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. These appear as soon as 2 days, or as long as 14 days, after exposure to the virus. But damage can also occur in other parts of the body, especially during serious illness.

7.            Which of the following is considered as the source of corona virus?
a)            Redmeat
b)            Whitemeat
c)            Rotmeat
d)            Bushmeat
Ans: (d) Bushmeat is meat from wildlife species that are hunted for human consumption in tropical forests. Bushmeat is an important food resource for poor people, particularly in rural areas.
 Bush meat brings humans into close contact with wildlife, creating a prime path for the transmission of diseases like Ebola, as well as new emerging infectious diseases. If the bushmeat problem is to be solved, ineffective enforcement of hunting quotas and inadequate endangered species protections must be addressed.
8.            When did WHO declared  Corona as Global Pandemic?
a)            30 December 2019
b)            30 January 2020
c)            20 Feburary 2020
d)            Not yet
Ans: (b) Since 2 January 2020, the three levels of WHO (China country office, Regional Office for the Western Pacific and headquarters) have been working together to respond to this outbreak of COVID-19. On 30 January, WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). On 11 March, WHO Director General characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic.
9.            From where coronavirus got its name?
a) Due to their leaf-like projections.
b) Due to their crown-like projections.
c) Due to their surface structure of bricks.
d) None of the above
Ans: (b) Due to their crown-like projections on the surfaces coronaviruses got their name. The virus resembles a crown when viewed under an electron microscope. "Corona” in Latin means "halo" or "crown".
10.         Which of th following is most corona  affected state of india?
a)            Maharastra
b)            Kerela
c)            Uttar Pradesh
d)            Bihar
Ans: (a) The spread of novel coronavirus in India has created panic in the country. After the first confirmed positive case was reported on January 30 in Kerala, the epidemic has expanded its footprint in the country, affecting 1,234 people
Kerala: 213 (including 8 foreigners)
Uttar Pradesh: 88 (including 1 foreigner)
Maharashtra: 215 (including 3 foreigners)
Bihar: 15
based  31st march.
11.         Which of the following organization decleared to provide ventilator at cheapest Rate in India?
a)            TATA Group
b)            Reliance Group
c)            Mahindra Group
d)            Apollo hospital
Ans: (c) Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M), which recently announced plans to manufacture ventilators, has indigenously developed a prototype of bag valve mask, which is commonly known as an Ambu bag. This could cost less than ₹7,500, the company said.  The artificial manual-breathing unit, or ambu bag, is a self-inflating device that is typically used to help patients with breathing problems.
12.         Which of the following coronaviruses has caused thousands of deaths around the world as an 'emergent' virus?
a)            MERS
b)            SARS
c)            OC43
d)            H1N1
Ans: (b) severe acute respiratory syndrome-related corona virus is a species of corona virus that infects humans, bats and certain other mammals. It is an enveloped positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus that enters its host cell by binding to the ACE2 receptor.
Scientific name: Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus.

13.         What was the official name of SARS virus declared by WHO?
a)            SARS-CoV-1
b)            COVID-2019
c)            Wuhan virus
d)            China virus
Ans: (b) Official names have been announced for the virus responsible for COVID-19 (previously known as “2019 novel coronavirus”) and the disease it causes.  The official names are:
Disease :coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Virus :severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
14.         Which of the following diseases are related to coronavirus?
c) Both A and B
d)  Neither A nor B
Ans: (c) Coronavirus may cause illness from the common cold to more other serious diseases like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

15.         Recently which of the following countries claim war Damage on china?
a)            Italy
b)            USA
c)            Iran
d)            India
Ans: (a) With more than 11500 death in Italy in comparison to Chinas 3304 death. With the delay of pandemic information by china. Italy claimed war Damage on china.
16.         Which of the following age group is more sever to corona virus?
a)            50-65
b)            09-18
c)            21-25
d)            All of the above
Ans: (d)
17.         Which of the following country develop 5min corona testing kit?
a)            USA
b)            India
c)            China
d)            South Korea
Ans: (a) recently USA based Abbott Laboratories Unveil Coronavirus test kit can tell if someone is infected in as little as five minuts.
The molecular test looks for fragments of the corona genome which can quoickly be detected when present at high levels.
18.         What was the name of corona fund in India?
a)            Public CARE Fund
b)            India CARE Fund
c)            PM CARE Fund
d)            None of the above
Ans: (c) To combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES) and asked people to contribute to the PM Cares account. To donate for the PM relief fund, know these steps while doing PM Cares fund donation.
19.         Which of the following international organization was called by India for corona war?
a)            BIMSTEC
b)            SAARC
c)            ASIAN
d)            G20
Ans: (b) The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in South Asia. Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Pakistan's Diplomat Amjad Hussain B. Sial is the current Secretary-General, having assumed charge on 1 March 2017.
20.         Headquater of WHO?
a)            Washington DC
b)            New York
c)            Geneva
d)            Paris
Ans: (d) The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO was established in 7 April 1948 which is commemorated as World Health Day. ‎Director-General is ‎Tedros Adhanom and WHO has 194 member states.
21.         Which of the following ministry is responsible to fight corona virus?
a)            Home Ministry
b)            Ministry of science
c)            Ministry of health and Family well fear
d)            Ministry of biotechnology
Ans: (c) self explanatory

22.         . How does Coronavirus transmit?
a)  If another person is nearby and inhales the droplets or touches these surfaces and further touches his face, eyes or mouth, he or she can get an infection.
b) When a person sneezes or cough, droplets spread in the air or fall on the ground and nearby surfaces.
c)            If the distance is less than 1 meter from the infected person.
d)            All the above are correct.
Ans: (d) coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. To protect yourself, clean your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmits through the above-mentioned options.
23.         What is Coronavirus?
a)  It is a large family of viruses.
b)  It belongs to the family of Nidovirus.
c)  Both A and B are correct
d)  Only A is correct.
Ans: (c) Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
24.         In which age group the COVID-19 spreads?
a) Coronavirus infection is mild in children.
b) Older person(50-65age) and persons with pre-existing medical conditions are at high risk to develop serious illness.
c)            COVID-19 occur in all age groups.
d)            All the above are correct,
Ans: (d) COVID-19 occur in all the age groups. But according to AIMS the infection of coronavirus is mild in children. Persons are at risk who are old and a person suffering from some medical conditions like high blood pressure, cancer, lung disease, diabetes, heart disease.
25.         Which of the following fundamental right is effacted by Indias Corona Lockdown?
a)            Article 19A
b)            Article 19B
c)            Article 19D
d)            Article 19E
Ans: (c) Article 19(1)(d) of The Indian Constitution guarantees to all Citizens of India the Right "to move freely throughout the territory of India." This Right is, however subject to reasonable restrictions mentioned under Article 19(5).
26.         Which of the following year disaster management Act enforced?
a)            1986
b)            1991
c)            2005
d)            2008
Ans: (c) The Disaster Management Act, 2005, (23 December 2005) was passed by the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India on 28 November, and the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament, on 12 December 2005. It received the assent of The President of India on 9 January 2006. The Disaster Management Act, 2005 has 11 chapters and 79 sections The Act extends to the whole of India. The Act provides for "the effective management of disasters and for matters connected there with or incidental thereto.
27.         Which of the following state constituted ‘Team-11’ to beat corona virus?
a)            Maharastra
b)            Kerela
c)            Madhya Pradesh
d)            Uttar Pradesh 
Ans: (d) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has set up "Team-11" comprising of as many inter-departmental committees to fight the coronavirus spread and its multi-lateral fallouts on multiple fronts ranging from ensuring medicare to victims to the supply of essentials and tackle long marches of jobless workers back home.
28.         Which of the following launch ‘Operation Nameste’?
a)            DRDO
b)            Indian Airforce
c)            Indian Army
d)            Indian Navy
Ans: (c) The Indian army has named its battle against Corona Virus ‘Operation Namaste’. This operation has been launched by the Indian army to help the Indian government in dealing with the outbreak.
Addressing the 1.3 million force, army chief General MM Naravane launched the operation while asking the Indian army to take all precautions to protect themselves in the wake of the virus.
29.         Which of the following International Organization Launched ‘Traker of government Policy’
a)            WHO
b)            SAARC
c)            IMF
d)            UNHCR
Ans: (c) The International Monetary Fund has launched a policy tracker to track the policy responses by different governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
30.         By which of the following Act various state government impose Lockdown?
a)            Disaster management Act
b)            Epidemic Diseases Act
c)            Biological Hazard  Act
d)            It is on of thr provision in Indian Constitution
Ans: (b) The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 is a law which was first enacted to tackle bubonic plague in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) in former British-occupied India. The law is meant for containment of epidemics by providing special powers that are required for the implementation of containment measures to control the spread of the disease.
31.         Which organization announced to establish Indias first COVID-19 dedicated Hospital?
a)            Relince Group
b)            Mahindra Group
c)            TATA Group
d)            HUL
Ans: (a) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has set up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai. This first-of-its-kind-in-Indiacentre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross contamination and helps control infection.
32.         Which of the following drug is more effective for coronavirus?
a)            Hydroxy  Calcium
b)            Hydroxy  chloroquine
c)            Hydroxyl peneciline
d)            Hydroxyl clorine
Ans: (b) Hydroxychloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant).
Scientists have analysed reports from wuhan Institute of Viroligy and Published a research paper in “The Nature” magazine. They reported Hydroxy  chloroquine is effective in stopping the growth of Novel Corona Virus infection in laboratory conditions.
33.         Which of the following date ‘Janta Curfew’ was launched by PM Narendra Modi?
a)            21 march
b)            22 march
c)            23 march
d)            24 march
Ans: (b) Janta Curfew was the voluntary lockdown of people by the people to make social distancing more effective to fight corona virus. PM Modi announced a Covid-19 taskforce that would draw up measures to combat the economic effects of the pandemic, told employers not to cut the pay of staff and called for a “Janata Curfew” on Sunday. He warned of the outbreak’s “wideranging” economic impact, underscoring the need to be prepared.
34.         Which of the following state launched the ‘Break the Chain’ campaign?
a)            Maharastra
b)            Bihar
c)            Kerela
d)            Gujrat
Ans: (c) Kerala government has launched a mass hand washing campaign named ''break the chain''.The campaign aims to educate people about the importance of public and personal hygiene.Under this campaign, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government has installed water taps at public spots such as at the entry and exit gates of the railway stations with hand wash bottles.
35.         Which of the following institution issues guideline for laboratory for Corona testing?
a)            CSIR
b)            MoHFW
c)            BRAI
d)            IMI
Ans: (a) The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), known for its cutting edge R&D knowledgebase in diverse S&T areas, is a contemporary R&D organization. Having a pan-India presence, CSIR has a dynamic network of 38 national laboratories, 39 outreach centres, 3 Innovation Complexes and 5 units. CSIR came into operation on 26 September 1942.
Organization Structure:-
1.            President : Prime Minister (Ex-Officio) [9]
2.            Vice President : Minister of Science & Technology, India (Ex-Officio)
3.            Governing Body : The Director General is the head of the governing body. The other ex-officio member is the finance secretary (expenditures). Other members' terms are three years.
4.            CSIR Advisory Board : 15-member body composed of prominent members from respective fields of science and technology. Its function is to provide S&T inputs to the governing body. Member terms are three years.