Current Affairs Quiz: January 11, 2020

Current Affairs 11 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which city to host Global Investors Meet: ASCEND 2020?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Global Investors Meet: ASCEND 2020 was hosted by Kochi, Kerala. ASCEND 2020 showcased 18 mega projects with over Rs 100 crore investment each and offering direct employment to over 9,000 people.

  2. Which state to organize Zo Kutpui (festival)?
    A)Manipur
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Mizoram government will be organising Zo Kutpui (festival) in at least 10 states across India and countries such as US, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

  3. The 2nd National GST Conference of the Commissioners of State Tax and Chief Commissioners of Central Tax was held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 2nd National GST Conference of the Commissioners of State Tax and Chief Commissioners of Central Tax was held in Delhi under the chairmanship of Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Revenue Secretary, Ministry of Finance.

  4. The Centre has made mandatory the default temperature settings for room air conditioners at how much degree?
    A)24
    B)19
    C)18
    D)22
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre has made mandatory the default temperature settings for room air conditioners at 24 degrees, of all makes and types, from January 1 2020, which had been formed after consulting with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).

  5. Recently ISRO decided to launch which satellite for space communication purposes?
    A)TESS
    B)IMB
    C)IDRSS
    D)IDRB
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that it aims to launch its own satellite pair for space communication purposes, called Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS). ISRO chief Dr. K Sivan said, IDRSS is already being worked on, and will be pivotal in maintaining communication with the astronaut crew and ground mission control at any given phase, during manned space missions.

  6. In which state, India’s world-class facility for training astronauts is being built?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Karnataka
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s world-class facility for training astronauts will come up in three years at Challakere, a shrubby, arid oilseeds town on the Bengaluru-Pune NH4 in Chitradurga district of Karnataka.

  7. At how much percent India GDP will grow in FY20 as per SBI Ecowrap report?
    A)3.5%
    B)5.0%
    C)4.6%
    D)4.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The State Bank of India (SBI) has lowered the economic growth forecast to 4.6 per cent from the earlier 5 per cent. It said this in its SBI Ecowrap report.

  8. Recently Pedro Sánchez has been sworn as PM of which country?
    A)Spain
    B)Greece
    C)Seychelles
    D)Cyprus
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Spain will have a coalition government for the first time in its modern history — including ministers from the far-left — after parliament confirmed Pedro Sánchez as prime minister by a wafer-thin margin.

  9. How many Indians are named in Forbes prestigious list of ‘20 people to watch in 2020s’ ?
    A)7
    B)8
    C)9
    D)10
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the Forbes India’s prestigious list of ‘20 people to watch in the 2020s’, 7 Persons from India are named in the list.

  10. Recently Akbar Padamsee passed away.He was associated with which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Painter
    C)Journalist
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Celebrated painter and artist Akbar Padamsee has passed away. One of the most versatile and prolific artists of the modern age, Akbar Padamsee, a long-time resident of Isha, passed away at 91, owing to natural causes arising out of ageing.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Forbes Media LLC?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the Capital of Spain?
    A)Paris
    B)Gatafe
    C)Madrid
    D)Alovera
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of SBI?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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