Current Affairs Quiz: February 3, 2020

Current Affairs 3 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela in which state?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela in Surajkund, Haryana.

  2. Which state flagged off India’s 1st of its kind first ‘fruit train’?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s First Fruit Train Flagged Off – A goods train of the Indian Railways which was fully loaded with 980 tonnes of banana was flagged off from Tadipatri in Andhra’s Anantapur district to the JNPT, Mumbai, for being shipped to Iran.

  3. Which state has initiated a doorstep pension delivery schemeYSR Pension Kanuka?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Adhra Pradesh Government has initiated a doorstep pension delivery schemeYSR Pension Kanuka across the state, under which, various welfare pensions is being delivered at the doorstep of the pensioners.

  4. Indian Railways procured new design of Refrigerated Parcel Van with carrying capacity of how much tonnes for transportation of highly perishable goods?
    A)17
    B)19
    C)18
    D)21
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railway on Saturday said that it has procured new design of Refrigerated Parcel Van with carrying capacity of 17 tonnes for transportation of highly perishable goods.

  5. What is the rank of India in 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report?
    A)25th
    B)27th
    C)26th
    D)30th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India”s Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has jumped more than 90 places to 27th position among 176 global think tanks in 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

  6. Which Bank has signed a pact with CARE Ratings to assess credit quality of its small and medium enterprises (SME) customers?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned Bank of Baroda has signed a pact with CARE Ratings to assess credit quality of its small and medium enterprises (SME) customers.

  7. NABARD approved loan worth how much amount at low interest to Punjab Agri Development Bank?
    A)₹124 cr
    B)₹135 cr
    C)₹140 cr
    D)₹149 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    To further strengthen the Punjab State Agricultural Development Bank (PSADB), the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has approved loan of Rs.140 crore at low interest rates.

  8. As per government data, which were only PSBs rated ‘good’ in digital transactions in Dec 2019?
    A)Canara Bank and Allahabad Bank
    B)Bank of India and IDBI Bank
    C)SBI and Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra and SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bank of Maharashtra and State Bank of India are the only two state-run banks that showed ‘good’ performance in terms of digital transactions in December with a score of 77 and 68 respectively, government data showed

  9. Which body to set up expert group to work out modalities on MoD’s proposal to levy ‘defence cess’?
    A)NASSCOM
    B)planning commission
    C)Finance Commission
    D)Niti Aayog
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 15th Finance Commission has decided to set up an expert group consisting of representatives from various ministries to work out the modalities on the demand of Defence Ministry for non-lapsable funds for the acquisition and levying of ‘defence cess’ to finance security expenditure.

  10. The 2020 National Games will be held in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Goa
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Rubigula’, Flame-Throated Bulbul, has been unveiled as the official mascot for the Goa 2020 National Games.

  11. Recently MD of which Bank R.A. Sankara Narayana retired?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Allahabad Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector lender Canara Bank said its Managing Director and CEO R A Sankara Narayanan has retired from the services of the Bank on 31st January 2020, on his attaining the age of superannuation

  12. Which country space agency announced to preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles costing around Rs 30-35 crores each, which can put into orbit satellites weighing 500 kgs?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that it is preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles costing around Rs 30-35 crores each, which can put into orbit satellites weighing 500 kgs.

  13. Recently which Indian Air Force aircraft landed at Leh with indigenous bio-jet fuel and achieved a milestone?
    A)An 30
    B)AN 25
    C)AN 32
    D)AN 35
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IAF achieved another milestone, when an AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force, powered with a 10% blend of Indian bio-jet fuel took-off from Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh.

  14. Recently Vidya Bal passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Social Activist
    C)Sports
    D)Actress
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran social activist and feminist writer Vidya Bal passed away at a private nursing home in Pune . She was 84.

  15. Recently Dalip Kaur Tiwana passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Actress
    C)Novelist
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana died at a hospital in Mohali after a brief illness. She was 84.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Canara Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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