Current Affairs Quiz: March 11, 2020

Current Affairs 11 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Government is planning to create a total of 75 lakh Self Help Groups by which year?
    A)2022
    B)2023
    C)2024
    D)2025
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government is planning to create a total of 75 lakh Self Help Groups by 2022 to enable more women to get livelihood informed by Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

  2. Which becomes the 1st state to introduce department for SHGs: “Mission Shakti”?
    A)Bihar
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha will be the first State to have an exclusive department for Self-Help Groups (SHGs). This will be called ‘Department of Mission Shakti. This was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at a function held here to mark the International Women’s Day.

  3. Mrs Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates a National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mrs Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates a National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs in New Delhi. The conference was organized by the Bureau of Police Research and Development, the BPR&D.

  4. UNGCNI organizes 3rd Gender equality summit 2020 in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global Compact Network India (GCNI) – A local arm of United Nations Global Compact, New York today conducted the third edition of its Gender Equality Summit, 2020 “India Inc. For Generation Equality: Decade of Action at The Park, New Delhi.

  5. Which state launched a drive for construction of 127 km brick soling village roads in just 72 hours in a single district of the state?
    A)Meghalaya
    B)Sikkim
    C)Tripura
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched a drive for construction of 127 km brick soling village roads in just 72 hours in a single district of the state.

  6. Recently which state launched COVA application in a bid to sensitise people how to deal with the novel coronavirus?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to sensitise people how to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Punjab Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh launched ‘COVA Punjab” mobile application.

  7. Which state to launch digital literacy drive named “I am also digital”?
    A)Kerala
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Creating a model for the entire country, Kerala is all set to launch a massive total digital literacy campaign ‘I am also digital’, powered by the Kerala State IT Mission under the Department of Information Technology and Kerala Literacy Mission, the campaign.

  8. Recently Moody’s again slashes India’s growth projection for 2020 to how much percent?
    A)5.5%
    B)5.4%
    C)5.0%
    D)5.3%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In less than a month, ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service revised its baseline growth projections for India from 5.4% to 5.3% in 2020, saying an extensive and prolonged slump as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak will reduce growth in Asia’s third-largest economy to 5% during the calendar year.

  9. Who has been appointed as the Director-General, Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence) under the Chief of Defence Staff?
    A)AS Bedi
    B)Karambir Singh
    C)Ajay Mittal
    D)KJS Dhillon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former 15 Corps Commander, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, has been appointed as the Director-General, Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence) under the Chief of Defence Staff.

  10. Recently Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the President of which country?
    A)Israel
    B)Iran
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the President of Afghanistan for the second term at a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.

  11. Who has been given additional charge of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Yes Bank?
    A)CV Nageshwar
    B)Prashant Kumar
    C)MS Chaturvedi
    D)PS Dhillon
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) said that Chalasani Venkat Nageswar, Deputy Managing Director of its international banking group, has been given additional charge of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

  12. Who won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in women’s category?
    A)Harmanpreet Kaur
    B)Nikki Pradhan
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Rani Rampal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the men’s and women’s categories respectively at the third Hockey India Annual Awards.

  13. Recently Vijayan Pillai passedaway.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Politics
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vijayan Pillai, CPI(M) MLA representing Chavara constituency, passed away early at a private hospital in Kochi. He was 65

  14. Who released the book “The Adventures of the Daredevil Democrat’ ?
    A)Yogi Adityanath
    B)Amit Shah
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Naveen Patnaik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief minister Naveen Patnaik released “The Adventures of the Daredevil Democrat’ – a comic book on adventure and works of legendary leader and his father Biju Patnaik.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Moody?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Afghanistan?
    A)Mitarlam
    B)Tagob
    C)Kabul
    D)Baghdad
    View Answer
    Option C

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