Current Affairs 2020 MCQ Quiz with Answers and Notes | May 19, 2020

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Current Affairs Quiz -- May 19, 2020

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Question 1
President Muhammadu Buhari on __________received the Madagascan native formulation against the COVID-19 pandemic.
A
May 12, 2020
B
May 14, 2020
C
May 15, 2020
D
May 17, 2020
Question 1 Explanation: 
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians.
Question 2
The Madagascan COVID-19 herbal tonic was delivered to Nigeria by
A
President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau
B
President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar
C
President Alpha Condé of Guinea
D
President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana
Question 2 Explanation: 
President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine as shared to African nations by Madagascan government.
Question 3
Nigeria hit the 6000 mark in its reported coronavirus confirmed cases on?
A
May 15, 2020
B
May 16, 2020
C
May 18, 2020
D
May 19, 2020
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, May 18, 2020 recorded 216 new cases of the coronavirus, thus bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6175. The NCDC also confirmed nine new deaths, bringing the total death toll in the country to 191.
Question 4
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Muhammad on Friday, May 15, 2020 directed the release of inmates in correctional centres who have
A
underlying health issues
B
less than 3 years time
C
no confirmed criminal case
D
less than 2 years time
Question 4 Explanation: 
The chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko in a letter issued on Friday, May 15, 2020 and addressed to all chief judges, states judiciaries and the FCT, said there is an urgent need to decongest Nigerian prisons owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. He directed judges to embark on a personal visit to prisons within there jurisdiction and identify those deserving of release.
Question 5
__________? is the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari who tested positive to COVID-19 and later died.
A
Ibrahim Gambari
B
Garba Shehu
C
Femi Adesina
D
Abba Kyari
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mallam Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari tested positive for coronavirus on March 24, 2020. The presidency on Friday, April 17, 2020 announced his demise after a failed treatment.
Question 6
President Muhammadu Buhari on May 16, 2020 reappointed ___________ as the Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation.
A
Ajimobi Kolawole
B
Benjamin Akabueze
C
Abdul Mohammed
D
Aisha Umaru
Question 6 Explanation: 
According to a statement from the Federal Ministry of Finance, Akabueze’s tenure was renewed “for another term in order to institutionalise the achievements for a sustainable improvement in the Budget Office of the Federation.” Prior to his reappointment, Akabueze’s tenure, was meant to expire June 10th, 2020. Akabueze was first appointed as a Special Adviser Planning (SAP) to the President on February 15th, 2016 and later re-deployed and appointed as DG Budget, June 10th, 2016.
Question 7
Which of the following states has ZERO confirmed case(s) of coronavirus in Nigeria?
A
Ebonyi and Imo
B
Cross River and Kogi
C
Kogi and Benue
D
Plateau and Benue
Question 7 Explanation: 
Starting from February 27, 2020 when Nigeria recorded its first case of coronavirus till Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Cross River and Kogi states were the only states in Nigeria free from coronavirus pandemic. The two states have up till date recorded zero case of COVID-19.
Question 8

The Federal High Court of Nigeria adopted the use of  virtual proceeding for adjudication nationwide on

A
May 15, 2020
B
May 16, 2020
C
May 17, 2020
D
May 18, 2020
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Chief Judge of Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Tsoho John Terhemba, on Monday, May 18, 2020 gave a new practice titled: 'Practice Directions 2020 for the COVID-19 Period,' which authorised judges to adopt virtual proceedings for cases in all its judicial divisions nationwide.
Question 9

Under the new Federal High Court rule on virtual proceedings, the highest number of cases judges can hear is?

A
4
B
6
C
8
D
9
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Chief Judge of Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Tsoho John Terhemba, on Monday, May 18, 2020 gave a new practice titled: 'Practice Directions 2020 for the COVID-19 Period,' which authorised judges to adopt virtual proceedings for cases in all its judicial divisions nationwide.
Question 10
Virtual proceedings in Federal high courts of Nigeria can be executed by  
A
Zoom
B
Skype
C
Any other audio-visual platform approved by the court
D
All of the above
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Chief Judge of Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Tsoho John Terhemba, on Monday, May 18, 2020 gave a new practice titled: 'Practice Directions 2020 for the COVID-19 Period,' which outlined virtual proceedings as new means of adjudication and the approved apps for the process.
Question 11
Under the new Federal High Court rule on virtual proceedings, services of hearing notices may be effected by
A
e-mail
B
WhatsApp
C
text messages or as may be directed by the court
D
All of the above
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Chief Judge of Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice Tsoho John Terhemba, on Monday, May 18, 2020 gave a new practice titled: 'Practice Directions 2020 for the COVID-19 Period,' which stated that services of hearing notices may be effected by e-mail, WhatsApp, text messages or as may be directed by the court.
Question 12
The newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) is?
A
Kashim Ibrahim-Imam
B
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba
C
Suleiman Bogoro
D
Adamu Adamu
Question 12 Explanation: 
The appointment was contained in a letter by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, dated Thursday, May 14 , 2020. Prior to his appointment, Ibrahim-Imam was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state in 2003 and 2007.
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