Current Affairs Quiz: March 23, 2020

Current Affairs 23 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state sanitary workers to be called ‘cleanliness workers’?
    A)Assam
    B)Odisha
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly that 64,583 sanitary personnel employed by urban and rural civic bodies in the State will from now on be called ”cleanliness workers” to honour their work.

  2. Which body has launched a helpline number for students to create awareness on the coronavirus pandemic?
    A)UPSC
    B)BPSE
    C)ICSE
    D)CBSE
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched a helpline number for students to create awareness on the coronavirus pandemic.

  3. How much amount has been committed by Nepal to the SAARC emergency fund to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in the region?
    A)NPR 100 million
    B)NPR 400 million
    C)NPR 200 million
    D)NPR 300 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nepal has committed NPR 100 million to the SAARC emergency fund proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in the region.

  4. Which country is set to receive a loan worth RMB 7 billion (USD 989 million) from the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) in order to combat the epidemiological threat and economic disruption caused by the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    China is set to receive a loan worth RMB 7 billion (USD 989 million) from the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) in order to combat the epidemiological threat and economic disruption caused by the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

  5. Who will head the panel set up by IRDA to find ways to improve corporate governance systems of insurers?
    A)Milan Chaturvedi
    B)Rakesh Singh
    C)MK singh
    D)Pravin Kutumbe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s insurance regulator IRDA has set up a 16-member committee to find ways to improve corporate governance systems of insurers, primarily on making key functions such as risk management and internal audits independent of each other.The committee will be headed by Pravin Kutumbe, member-finance and investment at IRDAI and has six other members from the insurance regulator besides members from the Reserve Bank of India and the Securities and Exchange Board of India along with other industry participants.

  6. Recently Crisil lowered India FY21 growth to how much percent?
    A)5.0%
    B)5.5%
    C)5.1%
    D)5.2%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Covid-19 pandemic will leave the economy crippled next fiscal pulling down the growth to a low of 5.2 per cent, warns Crisil that had earlier forecast the GDP printing in a 5.7 per cent expansion..

  7. Which body launched transformational “Tech For Tribals” program?
    A)SIDBI
    B)RBI
    C)NASSCOM
    D)TRIFED
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A game changing and unique project aimed to transform 5 crore Tribal Entrepreneurs under the name “Tech for Tribal” has been launched by TRIFED.

  8. what is the theme of this year’s World WaterDay?
    A)Save Water
    B)Leaving No one Behind
    C)Nature for Water
    D)Water and Climate Change
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Water Day is observed globally on 22nd March every year. It focuses on the importance of freshwater. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.The theme of World Water Day 2020 is “Water and Climate Change”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Nepal?
    A)Anupur
    B)Parthu
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Pokhari
    View Answer
    Option C

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