Current Affairs Quiz: February 20, 2020

Current Affairs 20 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the committee to recommend strategies and measures to increase farm productivity and boost exports?
    A)Lokesh Mangal
    B)Akanksha Khare
    C)Sanjay Singh
    D)Sanjiv Puri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 15th Finance Commission decided to set up an eight-member high level expert group headed by ITC chairman Sanjiv Puri to recommend strategies and measures to increase farm productivity and boost exports.

  2. The 4th National Conference on Review of Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Udaipur
    C)Surat
    D)Ahmedabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The two-day long 4th National Conference on Review of Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) held in Udaipur, Rajasthan.

  3. Which state to have bird ringing station?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bihar is set to have a bird ringing station, devoted to observation, monitoring and research on migratory birds — the fourth such facility in the country and the first to be set up with the support of a state government

  4. Which city Airport becomes first single-use plastic-free airport of India?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The GMR-led Delhi International Airport Ltd has said that Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has become free of single-use plastic usage.

  5. India to get Air Defence & Peninsular Command by which year?
    A)2024
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2023
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The air defence command is to be rolled out by the beginning of next year and the Peninsula command by the end of 2021,said by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Rawat.

  6. The Union government has decided to rename well-known think tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) after which personality?
    A)Sarojini Naidu
    B)Jawaharlal Nehru
    C)Manohar Parrikar
    D)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union government has decided to rename well-known think tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) as ‘Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses’.

  7. The eighth edition of Ganga Kayak Festival was inaugurated in which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Himachal Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The eighth edition of Ganga Kayak Festival was inaugurated by MLA Vinod Kandari in Devprayag, Uttarakhand.

  8. Motera Stadium to be world’s largest cricket stadium.It is being built in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) confirmed that Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will be the world’s largest cricket stadium with a sitting capacity of more than one lakh spectators.

  9. Which organisation to sync its accounting year with govt’s fiscal year from 2020-21?
    A)Ministry of Finance
    B)SIDBI
    C)RBI
    D)IRDA
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will aligning the financial year of the RBI, currently July-June, with the government’s fiscal year (April-March) from the year 2020-21 — a move that may put an end to the practice of the exchequer getting interim dividend from the central bank. The decision was taken at a meeting of the RBI’s central board held in New Delhi.

  10. According to Finance Minister, Fiscal deficit will be reduced to how much percent of GDP in 2020-21?
    A)3.2%
    B)3.3%
    C)3.4%
    D)3.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the most significant aspect of her budget this time is a realistic estimation on the score of revenue generation, spending and borrowings.

  11. Recently Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos committed how much amount to combat climate change?
    A)$10 billion
    B)$20 billion
    C)$30 billion
    D)$50 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world’s richest man, said he was committing $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change.

  12. According to US-based think tank World Population Review, India emerged as the world’s fifth largest economy with a GDP of how much amount?
    A)$3.90 trillion
    B)$2.67 trillion
    C)$3.25 trillion
    D)$2.94 trillion
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India emerged as the world’s fifth largest economy with a GDP of $ 2.94 trillion by overtaking the UK and France in 2019, says a report.

  13. Which state police along with Uber launched the Himmat Plus app?
    A)Delhi
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To ensure safety and security of people travelling in cabs, the Delhi Police along with Uber launched the Himmat Plus app at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport.

  14. Which Indian city to host FIFA U-17 Women’s Football World Cup?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Navi Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)All of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched an event in New Delhi to unveil the five host cities for the FIFA Under-17 Women’s Football World Cup which kicks off on 2nd of November this year.

  15. The 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships is being held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Greco Roman wrestler Sunil Kumar opened India’s medal account in the Asian Wrestling Championships at New Delhi by winning a Gold. The seasoned grappler beat Azat Salidinov from Kyrgyzstan in the final of the 87 kg category.

  16. Recently which hall of fame and only Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) golfer passed away?
    A)Bella George
    B)Kristiana George
    C)Emma Rickson
    D)Mickey Wright
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Hall of Famer Mickey Wright, the only Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) golfer to hold all major titles at the same time, died. She was 85.

  17. Recently Soil Health Card Scheme completed how many years?
    A)6
    B)15
    C)10
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International year of soils was celebrated in 2015 the same year India’s unique programme of soil health card was launched on February 19 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 19.02.2015 at Suratgarh, Rajasthan.to assess the nutrient status of every farm holding in the country.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of France?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Uber Technology?
    A)Geneva
    B)NewYork
    C)Paris
    D)California
    View Answer
    Option D

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