Current Affairs Quiz: March 15, 2020

Current Affairs 15 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who requested the Lok Sabha members to spread the information about “Udyam Sakhi” Portal for awareness about government schemes?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Rajnath Singh
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Nitin Gadkari
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of micro, small and medium enterprises, Nitin Gadkari requested the Lok Sabha members to spread the information about “Udyam Sakhi” Portal for awareness about government schemes and to facilitate the networking of women start ups, entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, mentors, students and enterprise facilitators.

  2. Which state has launched three ambitious schemes Kaushal Satrang, Yuva Hub and apprenticeship scheme?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has launched three ambitious schemes Kaushal Satrang, Yuva Hub and apprenticeship scheme in Lucknow.

  3. The Union Cabinet has approved construction of 780 km Green National Highway Corridor project with an investment of how much amount?
    A)₹7566 cr
    B)₹8907 cr
    C)₹7560 cr
    D)₹7660 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved construction of 780 km Green National Highway Corridor project with an investment of Rs 7660 crore in partnership with the World Bank.

  4. Who has been roped in by government of India To Raise Awareness About Coronavirus?
    A)Amitabh Bachchan
    B)Shahrukh Khan
    C)Akshay Kumar
    D)Dia Mirza
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In the wake of the rising misinformation around the novel coronavirus, the Government of India and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined hands and roped in megastar Amitabh Bachchan to raise awareness about COVID-19

  5. How much amount has been sanctioned for Sabroom ICP in Tripura?
    A)₹345 cr
    B)₹580 cr
    C)₹450 cr
    D)₹365 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has sanctioned Rs365 crore for constructing a new Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Sabroom, the southernmost town in South Tripura district, about 130 km.

  6. Which Company launched ‘Pragati’ to boost women?
    A)TCS
    B)Microsoft
    C)Facebook
    D)Google
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Facebook India called for applications for its CSR initiative, Facebook Pragati, powered by N/Core (The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation).

  7. Which team clinched its maiden Ranji Trophy title?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)UP
    C)Saurashtra
    D)Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jaydev Unadkat-led Saurashtra clinched its maiden Ranji Trophy title against Bengal in the final played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

  8. Recently Bill Gates stepped down from board of directors of which company?
    A)Wipro
    B)Microsoft
    C)Google
    D)Amazon
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft announced that its co-founder Bill Gates has stepped down from the company’s board of directors to dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities including global health and education.

  9. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Chinese smartphone brand iQOO?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)Disha Patani
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Akshay Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chinese smartphone brand iQOO announced the appointment of Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador.

  10. Which Indian Actor was appointed as brand ambassador of CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species?
    A)Randeep Hooda
    B)Irfan Khan
    C)Amitabh Bachchan
    D)Akshay Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Internationally-renowned conservationist Ian Redmond OBE, award-winning explorer and environmentalist Sacha Dench and Indian actor and equestrian and Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda were named CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species until 2023 under the redesigned Ambassadors Programme launched at CMS COP13.

  11. Which team enters Limca Book of Records for India’s first Living Culinary Arts Museum?
    A)WGSGA
    B)WGSHA
    C)HGDSE
    D)RSGTA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Team WGSHA is proud to announce that the culinary museum in WGSHA has been listed in Limca Book of Records as India’s First Living Culinary Arts Museum.

  12. Which Indian Women has been named in World’s 10 Most Influential Women in Sports list released by iSportsConnect?
    A)Shikha Sharma
    B)Kiran Mazumdar
    C)Nita Ambani
    D)Indra Nooyi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sports business network, iSportconnect releasing its ‘Influential Women in Sport’ list for 2020. In this list Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020 alongside likes of tennis superstar Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles.

  13. Recently Dana Zatopkova passed away.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Javelin
    C)Baseball
    D)Football
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Dana Zatopkova, the 1952 Olympic javelin champion and wife of four-time Olympic champion Emil Zatopek, passed away. She was 97.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Microsoft?
    A)Eritrea
    B)Paris
    C)Redmond
    D)Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Facebook?
    A)Paris
    B)California
    C)NewYork
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

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