Current Affairs Quiz: March 16, 2020

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  1. Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation held in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation sector, held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

  2. The government has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities for next how many days?
    A)110
    B)100
    C)90
    D)70
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities for the next 100 days. The move is aimed at stepping up efforts to boost supply and prevent hoarding of these items in its fight to check the spread of coronavirus disease.

  3. Recently how much percent of DA hike was approved by central government?
    A)1%
    B)2%
    C)4%
    D)3%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved a four per cent hike in Dearness Allowance – DA for 48 lakh Central government employees and Dearness Relief to 65 lakh pensioners. It will be effective from 1st of January this year. With this, the DA has gone up from 17 per cent to 21 per cent.

  4. Which state celebrated the traditional harvest festival–Phool Dei–?
    A)Assam
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Sikkim
    D)Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat celebrated the traditional harvest festival–Phool Dei–at his residence with children.

  5. The ‘WION Global Summit: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives’ Was held at which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Dubai
    C)NewYork
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The ‘WION Global Summit: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives’ held at The Oberoi in Dubai.

  6. Recently who retired as NCLAT Chairperson?
    A)Sanjay Verma
    B)KV Kamath
    C)Jai Bhanusali
    D)Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    NCLAT Chairperson Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya, who handled several big-ticket insolvency cases like Essar Steel during his tenure at the appellate quasi-judicial body, retired who turns 70 on March 15, 2020

  7. Katerina Sakellaropoulou was sworn in as first female president of which nation?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Indonesia
    C)Greece
    D)Thailand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Greece’s first female president, a former high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou was formally sworn in to office, nearly two months after the country’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to elect her.

  8. Who was appointed as new MD & CEO of YES Bank?
    A)Mahesh Krishnamurthy
    B)Atul Bheda
    C)Sunil Mehta
    D)Prasanth Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government has constituted new board of directors for Yes Bank. It will be led by former Punjab National Bank chairman Sunil Mehta

  9. Which portal of M/o Road Transport and Highways has significantly expedited error free and transparent land acquisition for National Highways?
    A)Bhoomi Arya
    B)Bhumi Agyan
    C)Bhoomigat
    D)Bhoomi Rashi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The BhoomiRashi Portal lunched as a major e-Governance initiative of the Ministry of the Road Transport & Highways, has expedited significantly the process of land acquisition for National Highways, making it error-free & more transparent with notifications at every stage being processed on real time basis.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Yes Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Greece?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Athens
    C)Baramuda
    D)Harare
    View Answer
    Option B

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