Current Affairs Quiz: March 24, 2020

Current Affairs 24 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which Actress will work jointly with WHO to spread awareness over COVID-19?
    A)Priyanka Chopra
    B)Anushka Sharma
    C)Dia Mirza
    D)Disha Patani
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Priyanka Chopra urged followers to rely on authentic sources of information about coronavirus and arranged an Instagram live with top personnel of the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the pandemic.

  2. what is the rank of India in the latest Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom published recently?
    A)117th
    B)115th
    C)118th
    D)120th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Singapore overtook Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy for the first time since 1995 in the latest Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom published.

  3. Recently which organisation launched a website for information related to coronavirus pandemic in the region?
    A)SAARC
    B)NASSCOM
    C)ADB
    D)AIIB
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    SAARC Disaster Management Centre launched a website for information related to coronavirus pandemic in the region as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the recent video conference with SAARC leaders.

  4. As a pre-emptive measure to tide over any frictional liquidity requirements on account of dislocations due to COVID-19, RBI to conduct variable rate Term Repos of how much amount?
    A)₹20000 cr
    B)₹590000 cr
    C)₹159900 cr
    D)₹100000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    As a pre-emptive measure to tide over any frictional liquidity requirements on account of dislocations due to COVID-19, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to conduct the following fine-tuning variable rate Repo auctions for Rs 1,00,000 crores in two tranches of Rs 50000 crore on March 23 and March 24 2020.

  5. Which Company established a $100 million (86.3 million pounds) fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak?
    A)Hotstar
    B)Flipkart
    C)Netflix
    D)Amazon
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) has established a $100 million (86.3 million pounds) fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak.

  6. which day is observed as Shaheed Diwas?
    A)March 19
    B)March 26
    C)March 23
    D)March 25
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    On March 23, India celebrates Shaheed Diwas to commemorate the sacrifice made by them and acknowledge their invaluable contribution to India’s independence from the British colonial rule.

  7. What is the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day?
    A)Presrve the Climate
    B)Weather Ready Climate Smart
    C)Climate and Water
    D)The sun,the earth and the weather
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ (UN) World Meteorological Day is annually held on or around March 23 to remember the World Meteorological Organization’s establishment on that date in 1950.The theme for 2020 is ‘Climate and Water’, which will align with the theme of World Water Day 2020, focusing on climate change and water.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Meterological Organisation?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)NewYork
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Rupee
    B)Krone
    C)Dollar
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option C

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