Current Affairs Quiz: March 28, 2020

Current Affairs 28 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state was given the best state award in the field of deceased organ donation by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation?
    A)Assam
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu and Telangana — were edged out by Maharashtra for contributing the highest number of organs donated and, as a result, giving a new lease of life to 449 patients last year.

  2. Which city has opted to deploy drones to sprinkle chemicals in a bid to sanitise it against the coronavirus outbreak?
    A)Indore
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Bengaluru
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indore, India’s cleanest city, has opted to deploy drones to sprinkle chemicals in a bid to sanitise it against the coronavirus outbreak.

  3. Which state government launched Reading Mission‘ to inculcate reading habit among students?
    A)Haryana
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttarakhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To inculcate reading habit among students, the ‘Reading Mission- Haryana’ has been initiated by the Haryana state government.

  4. How much amount will be injected by G20 countries into global economy to counteract impact of COVID19?
    A)$2 trillion
    B)$7 trillion
    C)$4 trillion
    D)$5 trillion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The G-20 countries pledged to inject over USD 5 trillion into the global economy in a bid to counteract the social, economic, and financial impact of COVID 19 that has impacted people in at least 170 countries and caused over 21,400 deaths.

  5. Which organisation has launched a policy tracker to track the policy responses by different governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic?
    A)UNICEF
    B)WHO
    C)NASSCOM
    D)IMF
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund has launched a policy tracker to track the policy responses by different governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Recently the RBI gave how many months moratorium period on EMI payments?
    A)1
    B)4
    C)3
    D)2
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India asked all lending institutions to allow three-month moratorium on EMI payments in order to infuse liquidity into the system as the economy grapples with Covid-19 challenges.

  7. Recently RBI offered how much amount to banks through a 12-day variable rate repo auction?
    A)₹15764 cr
    B)₹12354 cr
    C)₹11772 cr
    D)₹12345 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India offered Rs 11,772 crore at a cut-off rate of 5.16 per cent to banks through a 12-day variable rate repo auction.

  8. As announced by RBI,repo rate has been reduced to how much percent?
    A)4.4%
    B)4.5%
    C)4.0%
    D)4.6%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das announced that the repo rate has been reduced by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent. The reserve repo rate has been reduced by 90 basis points to 4 per cent.

  9. Recently which bank rolled out five special emergency loans to large corporates, medium enterprises, MSMEs, salaried and pensioners?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)SBI
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chennai-based public sector lender Indian Bank announced its intention to help out its Covid 19-hit customers through five special emergency loans to large corporates, medium enterprises, MSMEs, salaried and pensioners.

  10. In the wake of coronavirus outbreak,which drug was brought under Schedule H1 by Health Ministry?
    A)Hyroxide
    B)Nitrousxy
    C)Hydroxychloroquine
    D)Hydroxyapatite
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a directive stating that the sale of any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine needs to be in accordance with the conditions for the sale of drugs as mentioned in Schedule H1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945.

  11. Recently Crisil cutted FY21 growth estimate of India’s GDP to how much percent?
    A)3.3%
    B)2.5%
    C)2.0%
    D)3.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The severe dent in the economic activity due to the coronavirus pandemic led rating agency Crisil to sharply cut its growth estimate for 2020-21 to 3.5 per cent.

  12. Which body will provide loans up to Rs 50 lakh to MSEs manufacturing medical supplies to fight COVID-19?
    A)SIDBI
    B)SEBI
    C)RBI
    D)NABARD
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) said it will provide loans up to Rs 50 lakh to micro and small enterprises (MSEs) that are manufacturing medical supplies for fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

  13. Recently,Which country’s Babur2 missile failed completely?
    A)Italy
    B)Iran
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The test of Babur-2 missile from Sonmiani range of Balochistan has completely failed.

  14. Recently Satish Gujral passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Artist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Artist and architect Satish Gujral, renowned for his versatility across different mediums, has died in New Delhi. He was 94.

  15. Moody’s Investors Service slashed its estimate of India’s GDP growth 2020 to how much percent?
    A)3,0%
    B)2.5%
    C)3.5%
    D)4.9%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service slashed its estimate of India’s GDP growth during 2020 calendar year to 2.5 per cent, from an earlier estimate of 5.3 per cent and said the coronavirus pandemic will cause unprecedented shock to the global economy.

  16. When is World Theatre Day observed?
    A)March 25
    B)March 30
    C)March 27
    D)March 28
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year on March 27, World Theatre Day is observed to generate awareness about the importance of theatre in our life.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of Moody Investor Services?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Geneva
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of CRISIL?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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