Current Affairs Quiz: January 20, 2020

Current Affairs 20 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and R K Singh inaugurated ELECRAMA 2020 in which city?
    A)Noida
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and R K Singh inaugurated Elecrama, organised by industry body IEEMA which is targeting businesses worth Rs 30,000 crore during the five-day event here.

  2. The 9th International Children’s Film Festival begins in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 9th International Children’s Film Festival begins with the screening of Aizaz Khan directed Hamid in Kolkata , West Bengal.About 250 films from 45 countries will be screened in the week-long festival.

  3. Industrial Meet of ‘Wings India’-Asia’s largest Civil Aviation Event held at which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Kolkata
    C)Surat
    D)Bengaluru
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian aviation and technology leaders gathered in Bengaluru for industry meet ahead of “Wings India 2020”, Asia’s largest civil aviation event.

  4. Which state leads in water efficiency survey 2019 under National hydrology project?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gujarat has been ranked the top on efficiency targets in the review of state and Central government water departments by the ministry of Jal Shakti, Delhi remains in the worst-performing state category according to the ranking for 2019 circulated to different state governments recently, according to a ranking done by the government. Among the states that significantly improved its ranking was Tamil Nadu, which stood at 13th position as compared to 33 in 2018.

  5. the first edition of Krishi Manthan- the largest Food, Agri-business and Rural Development Summit of Asia held in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Pune
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Gujarat, the first edition of Krishi Manthan- the largest Food, Agri-business and Rural Development Summit of Asia held in Ahmedabad , Gujarat .

  6. Which player won her first gold medal of the 2020 season in 57 kg competition at the Rome Ranking Series event?
    A)Sakshi Singh
    B)Lannuan Luo
    C)Anshu Malik
    D)Vinesh Phogat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A dominant Vinesh Phogat won her first gold medal of the 2020 season at the Rome Ranking Series event after teen sensation Anshu Malik settled for a silver in 57kg competition in Rome. She won by technical superiority against Khrystyna Bereza (10-0) and Lannuan Luo (15-5) before getting the better of Qianyu Pang (4-2).

  7. Who was elected as the president of Archery Association of India?
    A)Arundhati Tiwari
    B)Jai Shah
    C)Sambit Singh
    D)Arjun Munda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union minister Arjun Munda was elected as president of the suspended Archery Association of India (AAI) in its much-delayed elections, which were held here smoothly in the presence of three observers. Munda’s entire panel secured majority share of votes and were elected for a full tenure of four years.

  8. Who has been appointed the chairman of the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library?
    A)Shubhendu Mishra
    B)Sanjiv Singh
    C)Atanu Chakraborty
    D)Nripendra Misra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nripendra Misra, former principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been appointed the chairman of the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, the highest decision making body of the institution

  9. The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was held in which city?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)California
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 2019, were presented on January 19, 2020 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

  10. India successfully test-fired K-4 Ballistic Missile from which state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Further strengthening its capabilities to hit enemy targets from submarines, successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range nuclear-capable K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.

  11. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrated its 15th Raising Day on which day?
    A)20th January
    B)19th January
    C)16th January
    D)21st January
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrated its 15th Raising Day on 19th January, 2020. NDRF has so far imparted training to more than 4000 volunteers and has a target to give training to more than 70000 volunteers by 2024 at the local levels in different parts of the country.

  12. The National Immunization Day (NID) observed on which day?
    A)January 16
    B)January 20
    C)January 19
    D)January 21
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Immunization Day (NID) also known as ‘Polio Ravivar’ was observed on January 19, 2020. The Pulse Polio Programme 2020 was conducted as a part of National Immunization Day across the country. The programme aims to protect children less than five years from Polio disease and to eliminate Poliomyelitis in India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Archery Association of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of National Disaster Response Force?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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